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Magic of Inle Lake

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 9 Jan 2015 | By kamzam | Views [95]

The overnight VIP bus dropped us from Yangon to Inle Lake, or more accurately, Nyaungshwe. This is the city to which you need to buy your bus ticket and where you are most likely going to stay as it has most accommodation food options.   I ... Read more >

Tags: burma, inle lake, myanmar, red mountain winery, trekking

The KHOUPUM waterfalls

INDIA | Thu, 25 Dec 2014 | By enigmatickounu | Views [81]

After two days of continuous walking on mountains we finally reach one of the beauty place on earth in Manipur state, INDIA.  We walk around 62 plus kilometers by foot from Bishenpur to reach the Khoupum waterfalls. It was an amazing experience ... Read more >

Tags: trekking

It's Time To Go

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 18 Dec 2014 | By langkawi21 | Views [223] | Comments [7]

After years of saving and months of preparation, s o we are off again for a new adventure and what a start it has been to our 2 years away from Australia. Shawn finished worked on 18th Dec 2014 and a lot of Andrew's family came out for an ... Read more >

Tags: australia, christmas, family, friends, new zealand, trekking, wedding

Taupo

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 3 Dec 2014 | By a_and_a | Views [129]

Hello! Once again I write as we wait to be transported to our next stop. It seems like the only opportunity we really have to write as our days are so packed (and there’s usually wifi near the bus stop). We have just completed our time in Taupo ... Read more >

Tags: mount doom, taupo, trekking

The Japanese Adventure

JAPAN | Thu, 13 Nov 2014 | By fillytheexplorer | Views [98]

[Excuse spelling mistakes] 12/11/14 - London Weather: Overcast Temperature: 12 Distance: 9012.2 km [to Haneda] Moshi Moshi! This year I set myself a task - every year, aim to go to a location I have never been and today is my new adventure ... Read more >

Tags: asia, blog, japan, journal, on the road, travel, travel story, traveling, travelling, trekking

Wandering and Wondering - 1 Month in India & Nepal

INDIA | Thu, 6 Nov 2014 | By allineedismy2barefeet | Views [59]

Namaste from Kathmandu, the bustling capital city of Nepal!   I recently said goodbye to Hanga after one month travelling together. We had a really great time and I want to thank her for her awesome company. As a solo traveler at heart, ... Read more >

Tags: culture, india, nepal, temples, trekking

"Please Can You Give Discount?" - Traveling India & Nepal

INDIA | Thu, 6 Nov 2014 | By allineedismy2barefeet | Views [61]

Upon arriving in India, I initially wrote that Hanga and I entered the big leagues of backpacking. After one month, our travels have matched the billing and the hype, and far exceeded the ease and comfort of my 10 month trip across Europe, which included ... Read more >

Tags: culture, temples, trekking

Milk On The Rocks

INDIA | Sun, 12 Oct 2014 | By musafirujan | Views [172]

Every night in NITK Surathkal would be stirred by the long whistle piercing the deafening silence. The heavy diesel locomotive would lead the giant reptile through the Konkan Railway, arguably the most beautiful strech of railways in entire India, running ... Read more >

Tags: dudhsagar falls, goa, hitchhiking, india, konkan railway, trekking

Nearly time to leave!

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 8 Oct 2014 | By holesinmyshoes | Views [63]

I fly out tomorrow! Can't wait. Hoping to get a new camera duty free

Tags: trekking

Lijiang to Tiger Leaping Gorge

CHINA | Mon, 6 Oct 2014 | By paulinemendes | Views [207]

Tiger Leaping Gorge,Tibetan Prefecture, China A  two hour and at times precarious bus ride has brought us to the stunning Middle  Tiger Leaping Gorge in the Tibetan prefecture, a mere 15 minutes from the border  of Tibet.There are ... Read more >

Tags: trekking

Hiking Spain: Awesome Picos!!

SPAIN | Wed, 1 Oct 2014 | By adventurechic | Views [120]

"One small step for man..."  Oh yes  - the Picos de Europa National Park was like a moonscape complete with lunar-module-esque refuge hut! How: Caught a train to San Sebastian hired a car and drove to Potes.  Lots of accom out of season ... Read more >

Tags: bushwalking, hiking, picos, spain, trekking, walking

Colors in the wild at Chameleon Hill Lodge

UGANDA | Tue, 23 Sep 2014 | By traveleast | Views [110]

Set 45min from Kisoro town is the newly opened Chameleon Hill Lodge .  The lodge offers great accommodation, with options of choosing from a single, twin or double. The lodge looks good in its unique colors that were used both from the inside and ... Read more >

Tags: bwindi, canoeing, gorilla tracking, kisoro, trekking, uganda tours

Stop #3 - Welcome to the Jungle - Peru

PERU | Wed, 20 Aug 2014 | By rachelstewart2 | Views [196]

  Welcome to the Jungle – Manu National Park, Peru Pre-Inca Ruins   Day 1 – We had a long drive from Cusco to the edge of Manu National Park. On the way we stopped to see some pre-Incan ruins. They ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, jungle, laselva, manu, manunationalpark, nature, peru, selva, theamazon, trekking

JUNGLE TREK PART 3

INDONESIA | Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [90] | Comments [2]

In the morning, everyone made cairns out of the rocks on the river’s edge.  The Indonesian guys used large heavy rocks so a cairn over 6 feet tall only had 5 or 6 rocks.  We all drank Indonesian premixed cappuccinos to wake us up and ... Read more >

Tags: bats, butterfly, cairn, cairns, cave, headlamp, jungle, river, sonar, trekking

JUNGLE TREK PART 2

INDONESIA | Tue, 5 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [94]

Trekking uphill is tough but I always think going downhill is harder.  After slipping & sliding a bit & getting rather muddy somewhere deep in the jungle, we saw elephant footprints in the mud, partly filled with rainwater.  That’... Read more >

Tags: camp, elephant, fire, jungle, trekking

Stop #2 - Peru (Inca Jungle Trek)

PERU | Sat, 2 Aug 2014 | By rachelstewart2 | Views [175]

  The Inca Jungle Trek – Our Route to Machu Pichu Day 1 – The whole tour started with yet another very early morning with a pick up from our hostel. We then headed to Lorenzo HQ to meet the rest of the group and have a breakfast/briefing.... Read more >

Tags: andes, biking, cusco, machupichu, mountains, peru, southamerica, trekking, worldwonder

Aftermath

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 21 Jul 2014 | By harrisonjj | Views [98]

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

Planning

UNITED KINGDOM | Fri, 11 Jul 2014 | By harrisonjj | Views [85]

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 [83]

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 [692]

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


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