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This ain't yer average Easter, folks

GEORGIA | Wed, 22 Jul 2009 | By shrummer16 | Views [2656]

April 17: Family Matters I spent the 3-hr marschutka ride from Gori to Kutaisi texting a mystery woman whose family I would stay with but whose name I didn't even know. Drawing the old name-blank inevitably happens when you meet so many new people every ... Read more >

The Saint of Punta Arenas

CHILE | Fri, 16 Nov 2007 | By llamalovers | Views [2444] | Comments [3]

I will begin this story with a quote from our blog ¨What´s the Point¨: ...down here, what you see everywhere, are stray dogs.  I am the first person to say that you have to help people before you help animals, but this is ridiculous.  You see animals ... Read more >

Tags: Work

工作多一個月,又出發喇~

AUSTRALIA | Fri, 25 Feb 2011 | By mishulee | Views [2253]

回到golden boat工作已經第5個星期喇,早3個星期因為新年而忙得不得了,忙到有一下,我好似諗唔起自己係香港係做咩(好誇張咁喎!)再認真咁諗,其實我係澳洲工作左只有2個半月o者,點會咁容易忘記左香港做左4年既工作呢?不過真係有種好'虛'既感覺,好唔真實!唔真實並唔係係澳洲做waitress呢個感覺喎,而係原來我真係係香港教書!?! 近來係餐廳,仲做埋bar!對於一個都唔係點飲酒既我,記啤酒名我都仲ok,不過紅酒,白酒,以致要溝既酒,我初初都成日問,呢個落咩架,個杯又要加檸檬嘛?!不過,都好丫,有D野學到,又幾好玩!(有試過溝錯左,就益左老細細佬啦,又有得飲喇!) ... Read more >

Sailing San Blas from Colombia to Panama

PANAMA | Fri, 3 Feb 2012 | By rubylucas | Views [2037]

Sailing to San Blas into a New Year and New Continent On 29 th December we set sail from Cartagena, Colombia to Puerto Lindo, Panama via the San Blas islands in the Caribbean. The trip lasted 6 days and 5 nights which is quite a ... Read more >

Slave to the dollar.

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 15 Sep 2008 | By homeless_harry | Views [1545]

Is money enough reason to drive yourself harder than your body is able to handle without falling apart? The first toe nail of the season has already been cut off, eulogised, and appropriately interred in a garbage bin. My feet are more blister than ... Read more >

Entry 21: Laguna Apoyo – Granada – Playa Popoyo

NICARAGUA | Wed, 14 May 2014 | By sneaver | Views [1537]

A quick 20 minute ride north from Granada and nestled in a volcanic crater, one will find Laguna de Apoyo. There is a very chill vibe around the lake which is shared by its breezily pleasant weather and because the waters here are the cleanest of Nicaragua’... Read more >

King Kong, Komodo Dragons and Under the Sea Magic.

INDONESIA | Wed, 14 Mar 2012 | By lisaf | Views [1434]

I’m reluctant to write too much about my Flores experience for fear that I may influence more travellers to discover this piece of paradise but my humble ego tells me I’m not that influential. Our decision to visit Flores was fairly random, a ... Read more >

Tags: flores, indonesian fishing boats, komodo dragons, komodo island, rinca, scuba diving, snorkeling

Stepping Into Postcard Paradise

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 3 Jul 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [1364]

Arriving in Airlie Beach after a 14 hour bus trip, I am more than a little grateful to be met by the minibus from Backpackers By the Bay. It’s only a short ride to the hostel, but as anyone travelling with heavy luggage will know, the less it needs ... Read more >

Tags: airlie beach, australia, backpacker by the bay, sailing, stunning whitehaven beach, sv hammer, whitsunday islands

Global Himalayan Expedition, Ladakh India

INDIA | Wed, 14 May 2014 | By div | Views [1240] | Video

Global Himalayan Expedition Day-3 “East, west, south, or north makes little difference. No matter what your destination, just be sure to make every journey a journey within. If you travel within, you’ll travel the whole wide world and ... Read more >

Tags: himalayas expedition ladakh environment climatech

Helsinki

FINLAND | Thu, 5 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [1102]

I'd decided to take an 16 hour ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki. It did feel like I'd be losing a day just to travel. This would be the first time I've ever travelled overnight on a ship. Which was why I got one that would arrive in the morning so ... Read more >

Tags: finland, fort, helsinki, sightseeing, suomenlinna, walking tour

Newcastle to Port Stephens

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 26 Nov 2009 | By silverlady | Views [995]

After two days sitting comfortably in Newcastle the weather was looking a lot better.  I made a decision to give up rough weather unless i get caught out there unexpectedly. with my new philosophy on cruising being that i dont have plans, i dont ... Read more >

Ugandan Reunion

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 19 Jul 2011 | By vagabonds | Views [992]

Richard Goldsmith was the first person we met at the Kinyara Sugar Works near Masindi, and it wasn’t long before his girlfriend, Kara March, had volunteered to help us with our program.   This was back in 2006 when we were volunteers with the ... Read more >

Geech-bound

ETHIOPIA | Thu, 14 Feb 2013 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [898]

It may be Valentine's Day but today I'm headed for Geech. That reminds me, last year I spent Valentine's Day in Belize. When I woke up this morning I expected a more demanding trek and even more spectacular scenery to go along with it. The beginning ... Read more >

Getting Ready

SWITZERLAND | Tue, 25 Sep 2007 | By baba | Views [685]

So langsam aber sicher rückt der Abreisetermin näher. Folglich spring ich momentan in jeder freien Minute dem fehlenden Equipment nach, plane weitere Details oder schau mir Möglichkeiten an. Zudem muss ich bis Ende nächster Woche meine Wohnung geräumt ... Read more >

Tags: Packing & Gadgets

A pritty assy goodbye

URUGUAY | Fri, 18 Apr 2008 | By vietnamviking | Views [618]

Since the 6th of September of last year, I've been spending almost 24 hours of nearly every day together with Monica the Benitez, save for a stay with relatives here and an overstayed visa there. Other than with my parents, I've never lived so closely ... Read more >

Palolem, Goa

INDIA | Fri, 5 Apr 2013 | By paulpiorun | Views [580]

So, after 3 nights in Mumbai it was time to head to Palolem, Goa. The overnight train was eventful to say the least. First of all it was delayed then shortly after leaving Mumbai we stopped off and about a million local people piled onto the ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, cocktails, great food, sunsets

Crazy La Paz

BOLIVIA | Wed, 4 Nov 2009 | By baba | Views [508]

I'm impressed how they built this City into the hills and valleys. Looks spectacular! I'm going to leave this place for four days to climb the volcano Sajama (6542m). Hasta luego!

Day 4...Two Crazy Kids on an Adventure of a Lifetime!

USA | Thu, 5 Feb 2009 | By abcarlson | Views [441] | Comments [2]

I had the day off of work so we spent sometime getting caught up on sleep and emails.  However, back to the grind tomorrow!  We even get our loaner car tomorrow.  ...should be interesting wish us luck...we plan to print off some maps at the office. ... Read more >

Welcome to Saigon

USA | Fri, 25 May 2012 | By miketv | Views [392] | Video

One Segment from the film "A Search for the Sweet Spot": Travel through Vietnam and Cambodia. Written, Photographed, and Edited by Michael Parisien. 2012. Full 18 Minute film Coming Soon!

3rd Feb - Somaly Mam's book review

AUSTRALIA | Mon, 3 Feb 2014 | By kimkirsten | Views [289]

The Road of Lost Innocence :  The True Story of a Cambodian Childhood  Somaly Mam was abandoned as a baby and looked after by her grandmother until she disappeared. She was then taken into the care of a man she called 'grandfather', but ... Read more >

Manono

SAMOA | Mon, 28 Nov 2016 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [267]

Only a little more than a week I have left in Samoa. For the past couple of days I’ve been staying with John, Lagi, and family. They have four children: George, Frank, Mona, and Fina. Lagi made her first carrot cake last night; excitedly enough, ... Read more >

vande matram

INDIA | Thu, 11 Sep 2014 | By incredibleindia001 | Views [256] | Video | Scholarship Entry

sir i get success not immediately but definitely, because i have my own style and attitude of getting things done through other........

Tags: 2014 Travel Film Scholarship to Mexico

Last Full Day in the USA!

USA | Thu, 5 Dec 2013 | By erraticallyabstract | Views [173]

Hey Nomads,   I'm so excited/anxious to be leaving for Uruguay tomorrow! We will be leaving before noon to fly to Miami, Florida for a layover before flying out. I've never been to Florida before so now I can add it to the very small list of ... Read more >

Tags: final countdown, missing people, uruguay!

Resting Pigeons

INDIA | Wed, 3 Jul 2013 | By eye-click | Views [169] | Comments [1]

On a fine morning I saw a flock of pigeons are resting on a branch of a tree. It seems like they dont bother about morning, takeing an hour of extra nap. The photograph feels like I am on the roof of the building, but actually I am on a road. The house ... Read more >

The beginning

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 1 Nov 2012 | By gaddabouts | Views [131]

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