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They Kiss Thrice in Switzerland

SWITZERLAND | Wed, 30 Sep 2015 | By marielasummerhays | Views [365]

The sweet scent of freshly baked bread rode a crisp wind to greet me, gently pulling me from my intended path to the train station. Nowhere to be in a hurry, I let the comforting aroma lead me to a nearby bakery. Perfectly uniform pastries lined the ... Read more >

Tags: customs, snow, switzerland

More on nutrition for altitude

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 16 Aug 2014 | By ritaj | Views [403]

I mentioned Cataplex E2 in a previous post, as some thing that had been recommended as an excellent support for high altitudes.  It is very hard to get into Australia. The US manufacturer only sells to practitioners in US,  Amazon won't ship ... Read more >

Tags: cataplex e2, customs

Photos: My Scholarship entry - India: Traditional vs. Modern Lifestyle

INDIA | Sun, 6 Jan 2013 | By nomad_at_heart | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Why do I take pictures? Well, somehow gradually and naturally it has become a part of my habitual routine while I am away on my consecutive assignment as a volunteer or just visiting a place as a tourist. It has become a part of my "job", but I'm not ... Read more >
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Tags: celebrations, city life, culture, customs, india, rajasthan, traditions, travel photography scholarship 2012, varanasi, village life

Photos: New Year Festivities in Lima

PERU | Wed, 4 Jan 2012 | By sally-annephillips | Photo Gallery

New Year Festivities in Lima
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Tags: beach, customs, festivities, new year, peru, south america, travel

New Year Festivities in Lima

PERU | Wed, 4 Jan 2012 | By sally-annephillips | Views [6320] | Comments [1] | Video

New Year’s Eve In Lima New Year’s Eve in Lima is all about yellow. Yellow leis, hats, 2012 glasses, undies, t-shirts, are all available in shops and street stalls, all yellow, ready for New Year’s Eve. There is also a tradition of burning effigies ... Read more >

Tags: beach, customs, festival, lima, peru, south america, travel

Down even further Under!

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 6 Apr 2009 | By liam_omalley | Views [677]

Well my time in Australia came to an end last Monday, 6th April, and I am now in Dunedin New Zealand. I flew out from Sydney at 9am and arrived 3 hours later in Dunedin International Airport, not exactly the biggest airport I have ever flown into ... Read more >

Tags: customs, dunedin, new zealand, security

Thurs 27th Nov - Suifenhe, border with Russia

CHINA | Thu, 27 Nov 2008 | By pecosbiff | Views [740]

Shaken awake from dead sleep and dream about Kathy Kirby (good grief)  by conductor. I talk to my first Russian. Bit dour. Cab to bus station. Phrase book quite good. Extremely helpful boy who works at the station helps me buy my ticket, shows me to ... Read more >

Tags: chocolate, confusion, customs, theft

Sydney is just a tad warmer than London

AUSTRALIA | Thu, 10 Jan 2002 | By stowaway | Views [1759] | Comments [5]

Hiya everyone, Well I'm back in Australia(for those who didn't already know this). I survived the chills of London and the multitude of customs inspections with my shoes, backpack, shish pipe and mandola intact. The tube train broke down on the way ... Read more >

Tags: customs, heathrow, home, mandola, rockstar, sydney


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