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When the Adults came to visit.

THAILAND | Wed, 23 Aug 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [393]

Before we had took off back to the UK an old school friend of mine had posted online about needing a house/cat sitter for 3 weeks and she would like someone she knew to take advantage of the offer. She lives in Phuket, and the dates she needed lined ... Read more >

Tags: drag act, grown ups, national park, patong, phuket, staying still, visitors, wanderlust

A roadtrip through Southern Utah

USA | Mon, 29 May 2017 | By sorkoo | Views [626] | Comments [2]

I can't believe that our adventures are under way. After an amazing wedding, we are off on the first leg of our trip, Utah. We landed in Salt Lake City on Wed, May 24. Danny's dad picked us up and after delicious tacos with Dustin, we were off to the ... Read more >

Tags: hiking, national park, utah

Camping at Mesquite Springs

USA | Tue, 22 Mar 2016 | By stephmonahan | Views [344] | Comments [1]

Death Valley has recently gotten a lot of attention in the media for the superbloom that is currently happening in what seems like a desolate wasteland. This superbloom of wildflowers occurs only once every ten years or so. So naturally I wanted to witness ... Read more >

Tags: california, camping, death valley, hiking, national park, superbloom, wildflowers

Tassie Trip to Mt. Field National Park, Tasmania, Australia

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 18 Aug 2015 | By kirstygirl | Views [327]

My Tassie adventures really began when we purchased our Kombi van . Once we set it up for its first ever Tasmanian expedition, we jumped eagerly behind the wheel and drove just a couple of hours from the city to Mt. Field, National Park . The views ... Read more >

Tags: australia, lake dobson, national park, tasmania

The Impossibility of Halong Bay

VIETNAM | Fri, 30 May 2014 | By goingsolo | Views [375]

Sky scraping mountains erupted from the calm bay and were scattered about as far as my eyes could see. I couldn’t fathom how far Halong Bay stretched on for as we cruised throughout its vastness.  The sheer size put me in awe and made me ... Read more >

Tags: boat tour, halong bay, hiking, kayaking, mountains, national park, villages

Traversing through Joshua Tree National Park

USA | Thu, 2 Jan 2014 | By kurenai | Views [1092]

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Today I bring you a mini day-trip to California’s Joshua Tree National Park situated in the Mojave desert near Twentynine Palms. First off, as this is the high desert it will be a bit cooler than what ... Read more >

Tags: california, desert, hiking, joshua tree, national park

Koh Rong, Kampot, and the long road north

CAMBODIA | Sun, 10 Nov 2013 | By rutha90 | Views [1974]

I'm sorry I'm so awful at updating this thing...but I'm not sorry that I'm having too much fun and have no time to do it!! Let's start where I left off. I was heading to an island off the coast of Cambodia. That island, Koh Rong, was spectacular.... Read more >

Tags: bokor, border crossing, cambodia, kampot, koh rong, laos, national park, paradise

North of the South

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 21 Jul 2013 | By hannahhackett | Views [389]

After we left Franz Josef we had a couple days of driving, mainly in the pouring rain, to get up to the north coast of the South Island.  We stopped in Greymouth on the coast and then up to Motueka ready to visit Abel Tasman National Park. ... Read more >

Tags: boat, ferry, national park, seals

Heading North

AUSTRALIA | Wed, 12 Jun 2013 | By hannahhackett | Views [429]

No internet access yesterday so I'm catching up on 2 days again. Yesterday we drove north from the edge of Perth and visited The Pinnacles on our way up to Geraldton.  The best way to describe this place is hundreds and hundreds of tall, slim ... Read more >

Tags: gorge, national park, pelican, sunset

Photos: Amboseli National Park

KENYA | Sat, 15 Dec 2012 | By wanderermusings | Photo Gallery

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Tags: africa, amboseli, elephant, gazelle, kenya, mt.kilimanjaro, national park, wildebeest, zebra

Amboseli National Park

KENYA | Sat, 15 Dec 2012 | By wanderermusings | Views [305]

We landed at Nairobi airport and were met up by our tour operator. Our driver and tour guide Isaac was introduced and we started our safari sojourn filled with excitement and anticipation.  We were warned of our long drive ahead to Amboseli National ... Read more >

Tags: amboseli, colourful birds, east africa, elephants, gazelles, giraffe, national park, safari, wildebeest, zebra

Tayrona National Park, Colombia

COLOMBIA | Wed, 22 Feb 2012 | By sally-annephillips | Views [1799] | Comments [1] | Video

The Tayrona National Park is a beautiful area less than 40 kilometres from Santa Marta, Colombia. It is a simple matter to get a group car or a local bus to the entrance of the park, where you purchase the entry ticket. When I arrived there were only ... Read more >

Tags: colombia, national park, south america, tayrona, travel, walks

Learning the hard way that hammocks and second degree sunburn don´t mix

COLOMBIA | Sat, 3 Sep 2011 | By rachelina | Views [1396]

My latest destination And so I left my Amazonian home and winged my way to Santa Marta, at the opposite end of Colombia. I really enjoyed the Leticia-Bogota leg, where the plane swung wildly from side to side, especially as just the day before ... Read more >

Tags: arrecifes, beaches, colombia, hammocks, national park, santa marta, tayrona

La Mauricie National Park

CANADA | Mon, 23 May 2011 | By michelefacciotto | Views [717]

Here starts my adventures in Provincial and National Parks. The first one I'm going to explore is La Mauricie National Park, in Quebec. On Sunday morning I leave Ottawa after visiting the National Art Gallery and I start to drive along the Saint Lawrence ... Read more >

Tags: car, national park, rain, sleep


UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 22 Mar 2011 | By udaykim | Views [698]

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Tags: adventure, drive, national park, nature, snodonia, trek, uk, wales

In Chitwan National Park

NEPAL | Wed, 27 Oct 2010 | By dentedileone | Views [617]

Here we are, moved south close to the Indian border, at the National park in Chitwan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chitwan_National_Park Today we rode elephants through the jungle, spotting a rhino breastfeeding, birds and another deer... in the afternoon, ... Read more >

Tags: animals, national park, wild

And then there was one

USA | Sat, 31 Jul 2010 | By daisy | Views [508]

Hello! Long time no write, I know. The internet options are limited when camping in National Parks that are lucky to have more than 2 loos and any showers at all! Here follows a quick rundown of what I've done thus far! 17th July, overpriced town car ... Read more >

Tags: big sure, hiking, los angeles, national park, oregon, portand, redwood, santa barbara, state park, yosemite

A Walk in the Treetops

GHANA | Tue, 29 Sep 2009 | By chasing_ithaca | Views [738]

“Don’t worry,” says my guide Aggie. “It is virtually impossible to fall, unless you are trying to commit suicide.” As I peer out across the treetops at the rope and timber walkway on which I am about to place life and limb, I am not so sure. ... Read more >

Tags: forest, national park, suspension bridge

Road tripping on my mototbike!!

VIETNAM | Mon, 25 Aug 2008 | By treefrog | Views [1014]

Road tripping with my motorbike to destinations outside of Saigon was one of my hobbies while living there.   One long weekend I drove up to Cat Tien national park north of Saigon.   It was supposed to be a 4-hour drive on my motorbike, ... Read more >

Tags: cat tien, janaline smalman, motorbike, national park, saigon, travel, vietnam


PERU | Sun, 29 Jun 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [1586]

We arrived in this lovely mountain town with great plans to trek across the national park and maybe even climb a mountain. We leave having done a half hour walk spending hours on a bus to get there. The problem was that it was just so hard to try ... Read more >

Tags: fauna, flora, glacier, huaraz, lake, mountain, national park, peru, south america, trek


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