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Granada and Laguna Apoyo

NICARAGUA | Wed, 22 Jul 2015 | By sheree | Views [393]

The shuttle from Leon to Granada only took 3 hours and it felt like we were there in a flash! We checked in to Backyard Hostel where Guido and Steph are also staying. They are doing the opposite trip to us and we planned to meet up when we crossed paths ... Read more >

Tags: friends, granada, kayak, lagoon, laguna apoyo, pontoon, relax, wildlife

The Abel Tasman

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 11 Jan 2015 | By e_c_whittome | Views [383] | Comments [1]

This morning I left early for the bus to Kaiteriteri.  I then joined a half day guided kayak from Kaiteriteri to the Split Apple Rock and back.  The weather was again perfect, really hot and sunny.  We had tea and biscuits on the beach ... Read more >

Tags: beach, kayak

Luang Prabang, Laos

LAOS | Wed, 28 Nov 2012 | By sglass | Views [4855] | Comments [1]

Welcome to Laos! The Land of a Thousand Elephants! Making new friends in Laos! Here's a little background for those of you who (like us before this trip) know nothing about Laos. 1. Laos is the only land-locked country in Southeast Asia, with ... Read more >

Tags: elephants, hill tribe, hmong, kayak, kuang si, laos, luang prabang, tad-se, trekking, waterfalls

Free Climbing Over the Andamen

THAILAND | Sat, 12 May 2012 | By teamofgiants | Views [1633] | Comments [2] | Video

Getting on any island without purchasing a flight is never easy. So it was no surprise that getting to Tonsai was, interesting. However, I wasn’t quite expecting the getting on and off the longtail boat with all of our gear and clothes and shoes, ... Read more >

Tags: andamen, ao nang, bats, beaches, deep water solo, kayak, krabi, snorkel, thailand, tonsai

¡Cocodrilo a la vista! [Spanish]

MEXICO | Sat, 10 Mar 2012 | By mariad-osa | Views [631]

Cuando visité el Cañón del Sumidero en Chiapas me impresionó mucho la anchura del río y la altura de las paredes del cañón. Recuerdo haber pasado un excelente rato en el parque ecológico, donde disfruté mucho lanzarme desde la tirolesa y hacer las ... Read more >

Tags: chiapas, crocodile, ecology, funny story, kayak, mexico, panic, river, spanish, sumidero canyon

How I Learnt Not to Kayak – A Sojourn on the Mediterranean

TURKEY | Sat, 18 Jun 2011 | By zoe_smith | Views [1779]

. After a long drive from the Taurus Mountains and a short but sweet stopover at the Dogan Hotel in Antalya, we finally reached the bobbing turquoise waves of the Mediterranean, coupled with, thankfully, a sticky shot of sunshine. We spent the afternoon ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, boat, istanbul, kayak, mediterranean, sea, travel writing, travel writing scholarship, turkey

Goodbye and Good evening, Vietnam

VIETNAM | Mon, 31 Aug 2009 | By maranathahay | Views [854]

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

Camping by the Nam Kong river

LAOS | Sun, 26 Apr 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [2818]

A tuk tuk brought us up the bank of the Nam Kong river in the morning and we walked across a fabulously rickety bamboo bridge to a Hmong village, beginning our trek. It was blisteringly hot and Tan, our guide kept the ... Read more >

Tags: animism, chess, kayak, mot, river, trekking, visa

A ferry through Marlborough Sounds and kayaks on Golden Bay

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 8 Mar 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [1321] | Comments [2]

It was great to be back on the road after a work break in Wellington (work for Claire, “work” for me). We stuffed our gear into our bags and jumped in a taxi to the Interislander ferry terminal. The 3 hour ferry journey ( a comfortable mode of transport ... Read more >

Tags: camping, ferry, fruit, kayak, seal, springs

4 thousand islands

LAOS | Thu, 11 Dec 2008 | By glimmerwing | Views [2289] | Comments [1]

  I got the bus to 4 thousand islands the next day. And then the boat to don det island. I wasn't sure where to stay and there was no one to hassle us as we got off the boat, which was great. Such a change from Vietnam already. I wandered down the track ... Read more >

Tags: 4 thousands islands, cycling, don det, facepainting, kayak, moonlight, waterfall

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

PHILIPPINES | Sun, 19 Aug 2007 | By dondealban | Views [5226]

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


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