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India, Ramblings and Etiquette

INDIA | Tue, 9 Aug 2016 | By butterfly-freed | Views [551]

One evening not long after we arrived we ventured out for a stroll down the road. We hadn't got very far when we were invited to a nearby house. A light day bed frame was hastily produced and we were invited to sit outside and converse with the women ... Read more >

Tags: ashrams, ayurvedic massage, cave, enlightenment road, hammocks, shiva, vibhuti, womens handicrafts, yoga

Glow Maggots

NEW ZEALAND | Fri, 13 Feb 2015 | By wtarmstrong | Views [383]

Fun Fact: The Kiwifruit was originally known as the Chinese Gooseberry. It originated in northern China, not New Zealand. In fact, New Zealand isn’t even the world’s top producer of Kiwifruit. That title goes to Italy. The name Kiwifruit ... Read more >

Tags: cave, dunedin, fjordland, glow worms, kepler, lord of the rings, milford, otago, te anua

The Mysterious Son Doong Cave in Vietnam

VIETNAM | Mon, 19 Jan 2015 | By travellermind | Views [459]

Son Doong Cave which is Mountain River cave in Vietnamese is a cave located in Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, Bố Trạch District, Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. As per 2009, this is the biggest known cave in the world and is located near ... Read more >

Tags: cave, son doong cave

Australia's Most Spectacular Landscapes

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 2 Dec 2014 | By joanna1st | Views [1021]

Despite being considered the most dangerous places on Earth, Australia can be proud to have also the most spectacular nature, from large, strangely-shaped trees, glowing lakes, unusual deserts to amazing tropics filled with wildlife. There are a lot ... Read more >

Tags: augustus, cave, jewel, landscape, mount augustus, pinnacles, tourism, travel


INDONESIA | Wed, 6 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [573] | 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

Cave dwelling!

THAILAND | Tue, 22 Oct 2013 | By jsgknaus | Views [553]

October 21 After a day of mostly relaxation and getting to know the area around our bungalows, we decided to be a little adventurous! We rented a motorbike which I drove (luckily the roads were waaaaay calmer and flatter than in Phuket when Hila drove ... Read more >

Tags: beach, cave, koh lanta, krabi, massage, thailand

Canoe Trip

BRAZIL | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By wanderlustmind | Views [381]

CANOE TRIP 2011   It all began on 31 June with a gathering of 14 people on the Island of parts. Overnight organize the food that we would eat and load during the next 15 days, and also the clothes that we raised to be donated to the traditional ... Read more >

Tags: brazil, canoe, cave, island, sea, trip

From Arbor to Harbor in 21 Days

USA | Tue, 1 Jan 2013 | By adventurecouple | Views [573] | Comments [2]

Alas, we pulled away from the B&B on November 30th with Fastball's song "The Way" playing in Buzz the Beamer.  It was bittersweet pulling out of the driveway.  Relieved the conflict was over but saddened to leave our friends and town ... Read more >

Tags: beach, cave, christmas, family, kids, new orleans

Photos: Discover Camotes

PHILIPPINES | Sun, 8 Apr 2012 | By spiderjon | Photo Gallery

To all travelers currently here in Cebu, Philippines. Here is a little island that you might want to discover. Just take a bus to Danao Port from the north bus terminal, trip usually takes an hour. Then take a two-hour boat trip to Consuelo, Camotes.... Read more >
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Tags: camotes, cave, cebu, lake, philippines

The Road to Aurangabad Cave Dwelling

INDIA | Sat, 31 Mar 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [786]

In Mumbai, I'd bumped into a couple of Scottish girls. As if to show their credentials, they explained some of their money savings tips. An interesting idea is to get an overnight train to the next destination. Effectively saving one night's cost in ... Read more >

Tags: aurangabad, cave, ellora, hot, india, unesco

The Cave

LAOS | Wed, 20 Apr 2011 | By mpreece7 | Views [566]

Ba Nah Hin, a good place to stay when wanting to head out to THE CAVE is… well you know those pictures you see of very northern communities where it looks like helicopters came and just sort of dropped a settlement in a permafrost laden dirt patch.... Read more >

Tags: ba nah hin, cave, dark, exploring, laos, river, scary

My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - My Big Adventure

INDONESIA | Fri, 25 Mar 2011 | By ilovetheblueofindonesia | Views [485] | Scholarship Entry

Reddish shafts of sunlight in the western horizon started to fade away, as the first star next to a pale crescent moon gleamed in the eastern dark blue sky. A gust of dry breeze rustled teak leaves, and invisible crickets squeaked in chorus. The chilly ... Read more >

Tags: #2011writing, adventure, cave, caving, grubug, indonesia, muezzin, travel writing scholarship 2011

Goodbye and Good evening, Vietnam

VIETNAM | Mon, 31 Aug 2009 | By maranathahay | Views [798]

August 31st, 2009 This place is breathtaking. Craggy rocks covered in green jut out of jet blue waters.  Today we swam in salt water that was so warm, it was like a bathtub. Throughout the day, we hiked through a cave, kayaked, and ate a lot of seafood.... Read more >

Tags: cave, good bye, halong bay, health insurance, japan, kayak, los angeles, narita, seafood

Captain Caveman and the mini Taj Mahal

INDIA | Thu, 23 Jul 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [5893] | Comments [1]

Expecting the unexpected and prepared for anything I was in Mumbai's hectic CST station a full two hours before the train was scheduled to leave. I plonked my conspicuous rucksack down in the middle of the station and sat on it, joining the crowds ... Read more >

Tags: cave, monsoon, tour

Mind your ears it's Mumbai!

INDIA | Tue, 21 Jul 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [5520]

The sound of heavy rain on plastic woke me up. I was disoriented at first, wondering first where Claire was and second where I was. Then it clicked. London (or quite possibly in a holding pattern around the M25). Mumbai. I looked out the window to ... Read more >

Tags: cave, crazy people, religion, scam, tour, train

The Halong Bay Fiasco 1

VIETNAM | Sat, 6 Jun 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [1992]

It was an inauspicious start to the trip. We had slept through the alarm and were awoken by a heavy thumping on the paper thin bedroom door. The thoughtful receptionist had given us a 20 minute headstart before the promised air conditioned minivan ... Read more >

Tags: boat, cave, island, karaoke, mate, passport, tour

Eco-Trekking with Mr Pooh near the Myanmar border

THAILAND | Fri, 10 Apr 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [6176] | Comments [2]

Choosing a trek in the North of Thailand felt like a bit of a lottery at the time. Every seemed to offer the same thing – 3 days 2 nights of a jam packed agenda including visiting a   hill people village, doing an elephant ride, bamboo rafting and ... Read more >

Tags: cave, culture, trekking, tribe

To the land of witches, love potions, and other mystical phenomena.

PHILIPPINES | Sun, 19 Aug 2007 | By dondealban | Views [5066]

My friends and I went on a long weekend trip (more like a double date) to Siquijor, Dumaguete, and Twin Lakes last June. It was a much-anticipated vacation--first, since we were raring to go on a break from office work and city life; and second, it ... Read more >

Tags: architecture, birdlife, cave, church, folklore, geography, kayak, lake, musings, people

Sagada invasion: Part 2.

PHILIPPINES | Wed, 3 May 2006 | By dondealban | Views [1997]

Into the Abyss Nothing could've prepared us for spelunking on our second day in Sagada. Everyone was good to go, albeit with little idea of what was awaiting us, but I'm quite sure everybody reached a natural high when we came out of Sumaguing Cave.... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, cave, landscapes, philippines, sagada, trek, tungol


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