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Pakistan 3: Hunza - Gilgit-Baltistan

PAKISTAN | Wed, 13 Oct 2021 | By krodin | Views [49]

Pakistan 3 Hunza Hunza borders on China and the Hunza River corridor formed one of the main arteries of the Old Silk Road.  Sections of the old path zigzagging across the steep arid brown mountainsides are still visible from the new Karakorum ... Read more >

Tags: history, mountains, on the road

Pakistan 2 - The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mountains

PAKISTAN | Wed, 13 Oct 2021 | By krodin | Views [49]

 Pakistan 2 – The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mountains  The drive from Mingora to Chitral is long, windy, and the roads, while asphalted, are often torn up. Nonetheless, the journey is beautiful.  The landscape changes from fruit orchards, ... Read more >

Tags: history, mountains, museums, on the road

Pakistan 1 - Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Swat Museums etc.

PAKISTAN | Tue, 12 Oct 2021 | By krodin | Views [51]

Pakistan 1: National Museums etc. in Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Swat  Arrived in Karachi without any idea of what this trip would bring. I had tried on numerous occasions to travel to Pakistan, but something always came up.  After ... Read more >

Tags: cities, history, museums, towns

Balkan Adriatic Coast Weeks 2B and 3: Albania, Montenegro, and Croatia

ALBANIA | Sun, 18 Jul 2021 | By krodin | Views [87]

HMMM, never made it to the Illyrian Royal Tombs.  Even though I knew where to turn off from the main road, there were no signs on the back roads and I drove around on pot-holed dirt tracks for almost an hour, before giving up and asking for directions ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, history, museums, on the road

Adriatic Coast - Week 2 A, Northern Albania and Western North Macedonia

MACEDONIA | Thu, 8 Jul 2021 | By krodin | Views [81]

Week 2a  - Adriatic Coast + Northern Albania to Western North Macedonia It turned out that Velipoje is right on the coast, and it was here that I found our hotel.  The dark grey sandy beach is extensive. It stretches from the town area about ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, cities, history, museums, towns

Adriatic Coast -Week 1 Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro to Albania

CROATIA | Sun, 4 Jul 2021 | By krodin | Views [84]

On the Road Again – Exploring the Adriatic Balkan Coast  Week 1: down the coast to Velipoje, Albania through Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro.   After over a year of travel restricted to my amazingly beautiful home ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, cities, history

Photos: Jordan

JORDAN | Tue, 16 Oct 2018 | By yvonnebooth | Photo Gallery

Group tour and solo extension
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Tags: cooking, desert, history, hot springs, jordan, petra, ruins, spa, wadi rum

Photos: York

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 25 Sep 2018 | By laurendiet | Photo Gallery


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Tags: england, harry potter, history

Durham

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 12 Sep 2018 | By laurendiet | Views [110]

Durham Cathedral was built in the 1093-1133 and with additions until 1490. It was built to house the relics of St cuthbert after the repeated viking attacks at Lindidfarne. It was named a world heritage site in 1986. Its been used in several films, including ... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, durham, history

Photos: Newcastle and area

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 11 Sep 2018 | By laurendiet | Photo Gallery


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Tags: coast, england, history

A Journey through Time and Lands: Istria

SLOVENIA | Thu, 24 May 2018 | By krodin | Views [392]

A Journey through Time and Lands: A Trip to Istria with Jeannie for her birthday.  We started the drive in the rain from Salzburg and as we headed south making it through the Katchberg Tunnel into Carinthia without the normal colony of cars, ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, history, on the road

Killing Fields & S21

CAMBODIA | Wed, 5 Jul 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [345]

The main 'tourist attractions' in Phnom Penh are known as the Killing Fields and S21 Prison. No matter how tough you think these places will be, they are worse. It's barely worth me explaining as it won't give you an understanding of the depth of these ... Read more >

Tags: cruel, culture, eye opening, history, humbling, informative, museums, shocking, tourist attractions

Propaganda, Palaces and Poverty

VIETNAM | Fri, 28 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [545]

Before our next bus adventure we had one more day to spend in Hanoi. We had heard of a Military museum so we decided to head there. The walk there was quite a long one and on the way the traffic was as bonkers as ever. The worst thing about it is the ... Read more >

Tags: culture, hanoi, history, learning, museums, nomad, travel, vietnam, vietnam war, wanderlust

Celebration of Women and War

VIETNAM | Fri, 28 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [460]

A lot of the sights in Hanoi you can see just walking around the city. The traffic alone is a sight in itself, the real hustle and bustle draws you in and it's unnerving how quickly you become a part of it. A few days ago the need to cross a road had ... Read more >

Tags: celebrating women, culture, hanoi, history, marriage, museum, travel, vietnam, war, women

From Sticks-n-bricks to Mobile Living

USA | Fri, 14 Apr 2017 | By clay | Views [403]

The Journey began with a dream of downsizing and living a simpler, more mobile life. What we loved most about our former home was our open living area!     One great little home was replaced by an even smaller, fabulous living ... Read more >

Tags: history, sticksnbricks

Learning to Love Laos

THAILAND | Sat, 8 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [729]

I would never tell someone not to visit a place, but Vientiane isn't somewhere we see ourselves visiting again. It's beautiful, full of South East Asian/French culture and some lovely things to see, but it's not as welcoming as other places we have visited.... Read more >

Tags: culture, exploring, history, humbling, learning, museums, sightseeing, traffic, warming

Visiting Ireland 🇮🇪 St Patrick's Day 2016

UNITED KINGDOM | Wed, 25 Jan 2017 | By stephenhvlogtv | Views [364]

So today marked day 1  of a 4 day trip back to Ireland  I flew from Gatwick to Cork on Ryan Air  I have several blog posts from my last trip  Which were very popular  So I'm ... Read more >

Tags: blarney, castles, cooking, cork, exploring, history, ireland

Exploring Sicily's cultural heritage

ITALY | Wed, 2 Nov 2016 | By chloem | Views [354]

If you've never been to the  Italy's south autonomous region , you might want to make it your next stop. Sicily is one of my favourite destinations of all times, since it's the place where throughout the history, civilizations and cultures have ... Read more >

Tags: culture, history, sicily

I'm Getting Better at This!

FRANCE | Wed, 11 Nov 2015 | By kakimono | Views [304]

In Integration, we learned a few more theorems about integrals and sequences of functions (such as Borel-Canelli Lemma and Fatou’s lemma) and defined negligible sets (having a measure of zero) and properties that are true almost everywhere (true ... Read more >

Tags: analysis, classes, french, history, math, russian, topology

Beyond the "Wild Beauty"

MONTENEGRO | Sun, 8 Nov 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [486]

It felt unbalanced to post about Montenegro's glorious natural spaces without mentioning my experience with the cuisine, people and history, as these factors shape a place as much as geography, if not more. It's worth mentioning the powerful factor ... Read more >

Tags: cuisine, culture, food, history, montenegro, people

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