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Salute to Christchurch

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 18 May 2013 | By butterfly-freed | Views [644]

It is alleged that I brought the rain with me when I arrived in Christchurch. In fact it is only drizzle and, genuinely, I do not need it to feel at home! The striking thing about landing in Christchurch is noticing how completely flat the land is ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, christchurch, community spirit, containers, earthquakes, new zealand, ruins, the old countryhouse

Kazakhstan's Natural Troubles

KAZAKHSTAN | Fri, 4 Nov 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [473]

A word about Kazakhstan’s weather: cold. It’s in the northerly part of Central Asia and gets bitterly frosty in winter, as low as -12 Celsius (summer, on the contrary, gets quite toasty at around 30 Celsius). Natural Disasters In March 2010, ... Read more >

Tags: asia, disease, earthquakes, illness, kazakhstan, travel-safety-tips

Photos: Antigua

GUATEMALA | Mon, 1 Aug 2011 | By brettcooke | Photo Gallery


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Tags: antigua, churches, earthquakes, guatemala, hostel, volcanoes

Earthquakes in Turkey - Where they hit and how to survive

TURKEY | Thu, 13 Jan 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2772] | Comments [2]

In Greek mythology, the god of Poseidon is known as the ruler of oceans and earthquakes. Now we’re not sure what Greece’s neighbor, Turkey, did to enrage Poseidon - but he has not been merciful with his trident. ... Read more >

Tags: earthquakes, travel-safety, turkey

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Japan

JAPAN | Fri, 18 Dec 2009 | By safetyhub | Views [5839]

Whatever image you have of Japan, it's probably accurate, because it's all there. But you may also have some misconceptions about Japan. For example, many people believe that Japan is one of the world's most expensive countries. In fact, it's cheaper ... Read more >

Tags: 5 things, budget, credit cards, earthquakes, hotels, itinerary, japan, japanese, money, travel-tips

Heat, dance recitals, and earthquakes

NICARAGUA | Thu, 19 Jun 2008 | By christina_wallace | Views [434]

I´ve been in Leon for two days now and can say, without hyperbole, that this is the hottest weather I have ever survived (and without air conditioning at that). It has been around 100 both days, with heat indices even higher, and UV indices at 10. Which ... Read more >

Tags: earthquakes, leon, nicaragua

 

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