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Ipoh Fun!

MALAYSIA | Mon, 26 Mar 2018 | By rutttroy | Views [459]

A couple of hours north of KL lies the city of Ipoh.  I was reliably informed it is known for its beansprouts, which quite frankly did not sound that appealing.  I eat my words (well beansprouts), they are delicious.  Juicy and full of ... Read more >

Tags: architecture, beansprouts, colonial, food, ipoh, tourist

"I like sex! I like sex!": Adventures in Cartagena

COLOMBIA | Thu, 8 Sep 2011 | By rachelina | Views [12825] | Comments [1]

Cartagena de Indias is the bread and butter of Colombian tourism. A beautiful colonial town with still intact walled remains, it is almost de rigor for anyone visiting Colombia to include it in their itinerary. Colorful, gorgeous and a historical delight, ... Read more >

Tags: cartagena, cocaine, colombia, colonial, salsa

Keeping Mum-bai

INDIA | Wed, 8 Sep 2010 | By noflyzone | Views [522]

We came prepared for a city that is bursting at the seams, and found relative calm. The streets were wide, the traffic un-jammed and there were even fewer people than we'd seen in many cities - in short, it was a pleasure to be there.  Of course, Mumbai ... Read more >

Tags: colonial, cricket, ghats, mumbai, slums, temples

Sorting it all out in Punta del Este and Colonia

URUGUAY | Thu, 11 Dec 2008 | By eoghancito | Views [3559] | Comments [1]

After a light brekkie we donned the rucksacks and walked the 500m up to the bus station to catch our ride to San Carlos. There we made a very hassle free connection   to Manantiales, meaning Springs which is a small village about 12km outside Punta ... Read more >

Tags: beach, colonial, ferry, ipod

Arequipa

PERU | Tue, 30 Sep 2008 | By eoghancito | Views [1380]

After a long and very winding night bus, sustained only by the wonders of peanuts and rum and coke we arrived in Arequipa, a gorgeous colonial town in Southern Peru. It's nicknamed the white city as the majority of the building are made of a lovely white ... Read more >

Tags: colonial, frog juice, llama, market, museum

Into Ecuador - A whirlwind trip through Loja and Cuenca

ECUADOR | Wed, 9 Jul 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [1675]

New month, new country. We skipped through the north of Peru in a whirlwind of bus rides that left us in Loja, southern Ecuador in a bit of a daze. Exhausted from the trip, we entered the city through a surreal Disney version of a medieval German moathouse.... Read more >

Tags: churches, colonial, cuenca, ecuador, equador, galleries, libertadores cup, loja, panama hats, restaurant

 

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