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Penetrating The Impenetrable Forest

UGANDA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [50]

I am going to really struggle with writing this blog post simply because the experience was indescribable. I don’t think my writing will do it justice but with the help of some really good describing words hopefully I will paint the picture for ... Read more >

Tags: africa travels, backpacking, gorillas, once in a lifetime, trekking, uganda

Not Born A Trekker

UGANDA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [33]

Uganda, Chimpanzee Trek As this title would suggest, I was definitely not born to be someone to scale the tallest mountains or have the ability to endlessly walk for hours or even enjoy a casual stroll through a forest to spot a family of chimps ... Read more >

Tags: chimps, trekking, uganda

"Beautiful things don't ask for attention."

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 21 Apr 2014 | By joannawong | Views [640]

I just finished Walter Mitty. Although it's not one of my favourite movies, I do like it. A few of my friends recommended that I watch it because he travels to some gorgeous places of the world, in it. I didn't really quite know what to expect. He ... Read more >

Tags: nepal, reflections, trekking

Exploring The Top End

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 20 Apr 2014 | By p-j | Views [45]

Once again we’re off to explore another one of Australia’s highlights – the Northern Territory.  So we pack our sleeping bags, walking boots, swimmers and we’re good to go.  First up we hit up Darwin for two nights pre ... Read more >

Tags: crocs, national parks, sunset, swimming, trekking, waterfalls

Learning the ropes

NEPAL | Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | By high_altitide | Views [51]

I really didn't mean that title as a mountaineering double entendre.  I do not believe that I gave the city much justice on my last post because I forgot to mention the scheduled power outages.  The country seems to have been naughty in not ... Read more >

Tags: everest, trekking

Base camp Khatmandu

NEPAL | Wed, 9 Apr 2014 | By high_altitide | Views [77] | Comments [1]

Elevation 1450m/4500ft Well, here I am in Shangri La.  Where the air is so polluted the risen sun appears as a fuzzy orange ball in a seipia cloud.  Where the streets look like jigsaw puzzles topped with a cake of fine dust.  Where ... Read more >

Tags: everest, trekking

Trekking in the Annapurna Foothills

NEPAL | Fri, 4 Apr 2014 | By lifeinthefoodlane | Views [1019]

There is something about mountain hiking. It is liberating and energizing like few things are. I love mountain hiking, even if for me it comes with a good deal of huffing and puffing, a fair amount of under-the-breath swearing, and envious looks in the ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, mountains, nepal, travel with kids, trekking

Dalat: a breath of fresh mountain(ish) air

VIETNAM | Wed, 2 Apr 2014 | By kpow | Views [82]

When we arrived in Dalat it was around 5AM and already clear we were at a higher altitude. I borrowed my friend's coat, not having my scarf handy. We were meant to have a free shuttlebus to our hostel but it looked like they were fillling up pretty quickly ... Read more >

Tags: canyoning, mountains, nature, trekking

To Kathmandu

NEPAL | Fri, 28 Mar 2014 | By timhughes55 | Views [104]

Checked in a 13kg backpack and carried on another 8kg of stuff that didn't fit in it. All these bags I seem to need... a backpack to carry, a duffle to give to the porters, a day pack for rest days and a bag to leave in Kathmandu.... Too much stuff I'm ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, everest base camp, people, trekking

Torres del Paine, Patagonia

CHILE | Fri, 28 Mar 2014 | By clare-tamea | Views [68]

Simply the most beautiful place on earth. Immense mountains, wild landscapes and weather, surrounded by views on all sides which just make you fill up with happiness. Sheer towers, bristling ice glaciers, lakes of every colour blue - mountain spectaculousness.... Read more >

Tags: torres del paine, trekking

Terrific trekking - Routeburn and Milford Sound Tracks

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 19 Mar 2014 | By clare-tamea | Views [833]

We ended our trip to New Zealand with two of the country's classic "Great Walks" - the Routeburn (3 days) and Milford Sound (4 days) treks. These are well maintained tracks with refuges (mountain lodges) to stay in at night. Being once again blessed ... Read more >

Tags: milford sound, routeburn, trekking

Koh Rong-wait, you turn electricity OFF at night?!

CAMBODIA | Sun, 9 Mar 2014 | By kpow | Views [140]

Koh Rong has probably the most beautiful beaches I will ever see in my entire life. Seriously. The pictures do not do it justice, although of course I will post them anyway. To get there you can take one of several ferries from Sihanoukville. I took ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, camping, drinking games, trekking

Munnar - Tea Lover's Paradise

INDIA | Mon, 3 Mar 2014 | By away2travel | Views [37]

Kerala – Munnar (Tea Lovers Paradise!) Posted on   March 4, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Sunday, February 16, 2014 Happy Birthday Sweet Big Sis Carla!!!  We stood in the street for a few minutes ... Read more >

Tags: factory, hillside, mountains, sunrise, tea, travel, trekking

Amazing Thailand Film Challenge

PHILIPPINES | Sat, 15 Feb 2014 | By wanderlustfilmmaker | Views [1032] | Video

This was the most shocking and unexpected event (well, second best as well) in my entire life. I can't believe that I have been selected to compete last year for Thailand Film Destination Festival for short film category. From over 200 teams to apply, ... Read more >

Tags: film, short film, sunsets, thailand, travel, trekking

The wilderness of Kerala

INDIA | Wed, 12 Feb 2014 | By rinchen | Views [35]

  Rinchen Dolma Gloriously slitting dawn into the magic wrap of light, as sun rose itself to flood its ray on our skin, we made our way from Kottayam to the next district. Idukki, situated in Kerala is a place of visual treat with a lot ... Read more >

Tags: sunrise, trekking

Tweets From Mordor

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 2 Feb 2014 | By elizabethkfmurphy | Views [95]

I woke to my iPhone alarm proudly declaring "Wake Up! You Have To Take The Ring To Mordor!" It was the day we had been preparing for, we were doing the Tongariro Crossing. The night before we scrambled around the mountain town of Okahune getting food, ... Read more >

Tags: hobbit life, lord of the rings, mordor, okahune, tongariro crossing, tramping, trekking

3 Day Jungle Trekking in Northern Thailand

THAILAND | Sun, 26 Jan 2014 | By hotmessexpress | Views [190] | Comments [1]

We were pretty dazed after arriving in Bangkok without a place to stay (thank you unreliable internet hostel bookings) and waiting for the sun to come up so we could book a room. That being said we were pretty out of it when we signed up for a 3 day ... Read more >

Tags: trekking

Goa, India

INDIA | Mon, 20 Jan 2014 | By away2travel | Views [37]

Last Week in Goa – Goodbyes, Anjuna Market and Overnight Train Posted on   February 28, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione February 9-12th  Our last few days at Mandala flew by. Actually, the whole five weeks ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, india, markets, sunsets, travel, trekking

Walking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 14 Jan 2014 | By clare-tamea | Views [80]

Not for nothing is this said to be one of New Zealand's most spectacular Great Walks. The walk takes a full-on day to complete, rising up from the scrub past steaming fumeroles, active volcanoes, desert-like plains, brilliant blue and green lakes and ... Read more >

Tags: trekking

A moment at the top of the world

NEPAL | Fri, 10 Jan 2014 | By maudeplh | Views [267] | Video

Wish You Could've Seen This  is a project initiated by photographer  Maude Plante-Husaruk  and composer  Maxime Lacoste Lebuis .  Spending a year in Asia experiencing different cultures and meeting inspiring people redefined ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, animals, asia, food, himalaya, mountains, nepal, on he road, snow, trekking


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