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UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | By harrisonjj | Views [75]

Connecting with the Highlands of Scotland   Having been back home for a couple of days now, and finally managed to dry all my kit, I've had some time to reflect and get round to setting pen to paper, or rather fingers to keyboard.  ... Read more >

Tags: highlands, photography, scotland, trekking


UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By harrisonjj | Views [71]

For me the planning stage of a trip is almost as great as the trip itself.  Trawling over maps with a highlighter and permi pen, making kit lists, then making more kit lists without all the stuff you don't really need etc etc.   Scotland ... Read more >

Tags: scotland, trekking, west highland way

Machu Picchu

PERU | Thu, 12 Jun 2014 | By richards | Views [74]

Test.  Write something back so i can test this.

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My First 24 Hours in Manarola

ITALY | Sun, 1 Jun 2014 | By elena_valeriote | Views [532]

My life whole I have wanted to come down the stairs of an airport escalator and be greeted by someone holding a paper with my name printed on it. It seemed to me that this was the epitome of glamour, the indication of an exciting adventure. Yesterday, ... Read more >

Tags: cinque terre, hiking, manarola, seafood, trekking, vineyards, wine

Part 1 - Under Giants

NEPAL | Mon, 19 May 2014 | By magnificent_glow | Views [55]

Nepal has a population of 26 million, the currency is the Nepalese rupee, and the capital is Kathmandu and it is where we start a journey of which takes us in a horse shoe shaped adventure that starts in the Nepalese capital and goes around to china, ... Read more >

Tags: everest, himalayas, trekking

Climbing Los Riscos - Or rather, do not climb Los Riscos

SPAIN | Tue, 13 May 2014 | By chiacchierare | Views [72]

The stones were bouncing down along the mountainside. I pressed my body against the rugged mountain, panting. My hand grabbing the edge of my phone which moments before had been sliding down towards the steep drop before me.    ... Read more >

Tags: andalucia, cartajima, climbing, hiking, los riscos, off road, trekking

Africa is exceptionally beautiful and colourful

UGANDA | Sat, 10 May 2014 | By mukisa | Views [39]

A Truly Memorable Experience Spend your vacation volunteering with my adventure, and chances are you’ll return home with a wealth of lasting memories and new friends. Perhaps you'll have discovered a deeper appreciation of the power of ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, trekking, volunteering


CÔTE D'IVOIRE | Tue, 6 May 2014 | By toti9-travel | Views [65]

I have never gone in Europe and even in France, but thank to the internet i visited most of the countries on the Euurope Continent and most of the Great Sites such Tour Eifel or Berlin's Wall, it seems not normal but that's true, it is an opportunity ... Read more >

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Un trekking para olvidar

LAOS | Sun, 4 May 2014 | By miguel_rubi | Views [126]

Luang Namtha es un sitio ideal para hacer trekking dada su cercanía a un área natural protegida por el gobierno de Laos, y ahí estábamos Miguel y yo, después de nuestro primer viaje en autobús en Laos y de un ... Read more >

Tags: luang namtha, trekking

Wander, Wonder

CUBA | Sat, 3 May 2014 | By sophiew | Views [80]

Hapiness eludes me No matter the place The vocation The person The lanuguage   The light explodes My heart sings For a brief moment And then No more   Sobbing for it My lungs hurt from nothing That ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, belonging, family, home, life, love, soul, trekking

En el templo blanco

THAILAND | Tue, 29 Apr 2014 | By miguel_rubi | Views [93]

Con sólo dos días de vigencia en el visado, nuestro último destino en Tailandia fue Chiang Rai, un paraíso para hacer trekking y visitar el "Triángulo Dorado" (la frontera entre Myanmar, Laos y Tailandia). Sin embargo, ... Read more >

Tags: chiang rai, trekking, triángulo dorado

Penetrating The Impenetrable Forest

UGANDA | Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By olliegoldson | Views [77]

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 [48]

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 [723]

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 [68]

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 [66]

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 [97] | 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 [1079]

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 [131]

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 [119]

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

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