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The Crown Jewel of Chamonix: The Aiguille du Midi

FRANCE | Mon, 5 Oct 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [561]

In a shining moment of mature glory, I drank two cups of coffee on an empty stomach and raced up to freezing temperatures and thin air at an altitude of 3,842 meters, where I promptly started running up flights of stairs, fueled by excitement and adrenaline.... Read more >

Tags: altitude, cable car, france, hiking, mountains, outdoors, snow

Hong Kong

HONG KONG | Sun, 1 Jul 2012 | By wi-niko | Views [960]

27 June 2012 I spent Sunday to Wednesday travelling Hong Kong.  It was only a 2 hour plane trip from Shanghai.  Like most people living around Asia, my trip was induced by an expiring Visa which made me leave mainland China. Hong Kong is made up ... Read more >

Tags: cable car, china, hong kong, lan kui fong, ngong ping, stanley, star ferry, symphony of lights, the peak, victoria harbour

"It's not like I'm clinically depressed that we're in Bosnia..."

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA | Thu, 10 Nov 2011 | By rachelina | Views [1424]

Despite our Croatian sojourn being Alex's last holiday before four years of intense PhD-ing in Organic Chemistry, we found ourselves getting up at the crack of dawn for a second day in a row to catch an early morning catamaran to Hvar. While ... Read more >

Tags: bosnia, cable car, camping, catamaran, croatia, dubrovnik, hvar, split, vira, yugoslavia

One or two days in Bogota

COLOMBIA | Wed, 13 Apr 2011 | By moomazza | Views [2480]

So I arrived early at 6am and after another night bus and a very long queue for the taxis and went to my hostel before going back to bed for more sleep!!  I eventually got up at 10am only to bump into a friend I had been hanging out with in Taganga, ... Read more >

Tags: bogota, cable car, mugging, plaza bolivar, rain

San Francisco

USA | Thu, 19 Feb 2009 | By travellingtowardsarah | Views [469]

I have always wanted to see San Francisco, so I decided that I would stop over for a few days between Vancouver and Auckland.  It turned out to be a fruitful experience, although I arrived in the evening to a chilly rain storm, and I got lost looking ... Read more >

Tags: academy for the sciences, alcatraz, cable car, chinatown, date, golden gate, san francisco

Tudo bem en Rio de Janeiro (Part 2)

BRAZIL | Sat, 22 Nov 2008 | By eoghancito | Views [2210]

Installed in new room and now with the prospect of decent sleep it was time to get out there and see a bit of the town. Normally we would be the last to go on one of these “city tours” that are organised by the hostel but because we didn't know our ... Read more >

Tags: attempted robbery, cable car, cathedral, jesus, missionary, stadium, sugar loaf

Banos and the invisible volcano

ECUADOR | Thu, 17 Jul 2008 | By matsmith | Views [933]

Banos has been the most relaxing part of our journey so far. It is a holiday resort for both locals and foreigners and it is famous for its spas with water from the volcano, which is right above it. Since we arrived 3 days ago, we have been trying to ... Read more >

Tags: cable car, spas, volcano


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