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Dalat: a breath of fresh mountain(ish) air

VIETNAM | Wed, 2 Apr 2014 | By kpow | Views [68]

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 [100]

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 [59]

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 [663]

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 [124]

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 [29]

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 [959] | 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 [26]

  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 [87]

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 [183] | 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 [24]

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 [77]

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 [260] | 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

Egypt: The White Desert, let it snow!

EGYPT | Wed, 1 Jan 2014 | By home_sweet_holmes | Views [198]

Just a couple of weeks before the Arab Spring, I had decided to flee the howling blizzards sweeping Europe white, and embarked on a short expedition intending to cross on foot a small part of the Egyptian Sahara called the White Desert. Upon arrival ... Read more >

Tags: cairo, camping, desert, desert, egypt, hiking, overlanding, sahara, snow, trekking

Photos: Egypt: The White Desert: Let it Snow!

EGYPT | Tue, 31 Dec 2013 | By home_sweet_holmes | Photo Gallery

Expedition across a snow-covered Sahara
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Tags: africa, cairo, camping, desert, egypt, expedition, hiking, pyramids, trekking, white

Photos: Iceland: Rough, Rugged and Ravishing

ICELAND | Mon, 30 Dec 2013 | By home_sweet_holmes | Photo Gallery

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Tags: camping, drakkar, expedition, hiking, ice, iceland, north, reykjavik, trekking, vikings

Blue Mountains - canyons, cliffs and waterfalls

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 29 Dec 2013 | By clare-tamea | Views [415]

The Blue Mountains - never heard of them but so glad we came. Two hours out of Sydney is a high sandstone plateau, carved into canyons and cliffs by rivers which now tumble thousands of feet over the edges. Covered with trees and plants only ever seen ... Read more >

Tags: blue mountains, trekking

Tajikistan: Of Copper, Orangeade and Sugar

TAJIKISTAN | Sun, 29 Dec 2013 | By home_sweet_holmes | Views [123]

After a swift border crossing from neighbouring Uzbekistan (a total of 3h, a third of which consisted of a delirious staged performance of packing/unpacking  our mountains of food and cooking utensils in front of wholeheartedly beaming custom ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, asia, expedition, hiking, markets, mountains, off-road, pamir, tajikistan, trekking

Vexed in Vietnam

VIETNAM | Mon, 23 Dec 2013 | By lalo11 | Views [121]

It's hard to believe you are actually in Vietnam. The memories of the 60s flood back. Our trip to Halong Bay, one of the new seven wonders of the world was freezing cold wind and rain. Magical nonetheless, our Chinese junk was beautiful and we cruised ... Read more >

Tags: cruising, history, trekking

Arriving in Kathmandu

NEPAL | Wed, 11 Dec 2013 | By jericafromamerica | Views [933]

      When I mentioned to a customer that I would begin my travels for the winter in Nepal they told me that Nepal emits a spiritual energy like nowhere else. "When you walk out of the airport, you can sense something mystical ... Read more >

Tags: kathmandu, nepal, spiritual travel, trekking

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