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Crossing a border to change district

CYPRUS | Fri, 30 May 2014 | By ignacio | Views [460]

Nicosia looks quite like a normal city when you arrive there. You may be shocked by the fact that you may find more Greek flags than Cypriot ones, but actually except for the fact that they drive on their left it looks completely like a Greek city. The ... Read more >

Tags: border, cyprus, greece, greek, lefkosia, nicosia, travel, turkey, turkish

Photos: Border Run to Burma

MYANMAR | Thu, 30 May 2013 | By sglass | Photo Gallery

We head to the coastal Thai town of Rach Gia to make a 1 day cross-border trip into Myanmar for visa stamps
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Tags: border, burma, myanmar, rach gia, thailand, visa

Crossing to Cambodia

VIETNAM | Tue, 26 Jun 2012 | By sglass | Views [776]

After Vung Tao we had to decide whether to go north along the coast of Vietnam, stopping along all the beach villages as we go or to head back west to Ho Chi Minh City and from there on to Cambodia. Our debate about which to choose went a little bit ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, border, bus, cambodia, countryside, phnom penh, vietnam, vung tao

Colombia to Costa Rica

COLOMBIA | Sun, 26 Feb 2012 | By sally-annephillips | Views [1851]

This originally was a blog about San Jos é , Costa Rica, but then I started to think about my journey to there from Santa Marta, Colombia. I usually try not to dwell on the tedium of the familiar airport experience (you know the deal) ... Read more >

Tags: border, embarrasment, santa marta, south anerica, travel

Salsa capital of the world...Cali

COLOMBIA | Mon, 18 Apr 2011 | By moomazza | Views [2109] | Comments [1]

Cali is my last stop in Colombia before I head to the border and in to Ecuador...it was also due to be one of the craziest as it has the reputation of Salsa capital of the world.  I arrived late at night with a friendly welcome...nearly ending up in ... Read more >

Tags: bad food, border, cali, colombia, ecuador, quito, salsa

Sikh-ing the real India

INDIA | Thu, 30 Sep 2010 | By noflyzone | Views [1223]

Fun and games with visa red tape meant that we arrived in Amritsar a day later than we'd hoped, leaving us a fairly short time to cram in the sights. We stayed out in one of many cantonments in India - another visible sign of the the army presence ... Read more >

Tags: amritsar, border, sikhs, sword, turbans

Crossing the border Costa Rica-Nicaragua with new Serbian passport

NICARAGUA | Fri, 18 Jun 2010 | By garisha | Views [3416]

Crossing the border Costa Rica-Nicaragua with new Serbian passport A group of four boys was suddenly decided to visit Nicaragua.   We went from Playa del Coco to our first destination of San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua.... Read more >

Tags: border, costa rica, nicaragua, serbian

Welcome to Cambodia - Phnom Penh

CAMBODIA | Thu, 14 May 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [1510]

The storm had blown itself out by dawn and we left Don Det, as we had arrived, on a long tail. The holidays were over and the aftermath of the rains were very much in evidence in Nakasang on the mainland. The dusty street had turned into a mudbath ... Read more >

Tags: border, history, museum, storm

Cambodia - Siem Reap

CAMBODIA | Mon, 12 Jan 2009 | By chrismoon | Views [686]

Hello! Right we're in Cambodia now and the border crossing was surprisingly smooth considering what we'd heard! We avoided the Khoa San Road buses and got ourselves a government coach up to Aranyaprathet and spent the night there, quickly realising how ... Read more >

Tags: angkor wat, border, cambodia, siem reap

Another train..

KAZAKHSTAN | Mon, 8 Sep 2008 | By peregrin | Views [770] | Comments [1]

After four days in Almaty, it was time to move on. The train from Almaty to Urumqi is much the same design as the train to Almaty from Russia although this time, we decided to travel a lower class to glean a more accurate idea of travelling by train.... Read more >

Tags: border, train, urumqi

Crossing into Cambodia

THAILAND | Sun, 1 Jun 2008 | By jfernandes | Views [1243]

29th-30th May 2008 Finally, I am out of Bangkok. Stephen and I travelled by bus and ferry to an island called Koh Chang, which is an island in Eastern Thailand. The island was a convenient stopping off point for a couple of days before entering ... Read more >

Tags: border, cambodia, chang, crossing, kong, thailand

Paraguay - Ciudad del Este, Asuncion, Concepcion

PARAGUAY | Thu, 27 Mar 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [6700] | Comments [2]

Whenever we tell anyone Argetinian that we were planning to visit Paraguay, the answer invariably was why. For some peverse reason, this made us all the more determined to visit the country, guning for the underdog so to speak. After a week  here though, ... Read more >

Tags: asuncion, beer, boat, border, brahma, ciudad del este, concepcion, guarani, hotel, paraguay

Back in Argentina in Bariloche

ARGENTINA | Wed, 20 Feb 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [837]

Steve and I accidentally climbed a mountain today. Only a little one at 2500 meters, but a mountain none the less. It all happened becuase the wee ramble we planned to do began with a ride up a ski lift charging a rather steep price of 40 pesos. So ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, bariloche, border, cerro catedral, chocolate, mountain, st bernard, swiss, the great outdoors, trekking

Los Libertadores border crossing Mendoza to Santiago

ARGENTINA | Fri, 8 Feb 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [2829]

The border crossing from Argentina to Chile  at Los Libertadores sort of summed up Argentina as a whole. It is breathtakingly beautiful, pain stakingly slow and strangely requiring of tips for customs officials! It was probably our own fault for taking ... Read more >

Tags: anacongua, argentina, border, chile, latin america, los libertadores, mendoza, mountains, road trip, santiago de chile


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