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Bihar, India review piece

INDIA | Sun, 21 Apr 2019 | By edrh23 | Views [115]

I visited Patna, in the North East of India in February 2017, where I met with a close friend of mine,Tina, who I networked with whilst living and teaching in Copenhagen during 2015 and 2016. The plan was to speak at a conference about my experiences ... Read more >

Tags: india, poverty, roads, rural, tibetan

A Hub of Terrifying Traffic.

VIETNAM | Wed, 19 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [406]

Hanoi is a crazy hub of culture. There are streets of market stalls and vendors packed with locals, then roads over run by travellers. The buildings here are unusual compared to anywhere else. They are narrow but really tall. And when I say narrow, they ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, chaos, hanoi, happy, roads, scooters, seas, traffic, travel, trips

So happy to just sit, drink and write.

THAILAND | Thu, 22 Jan 2015 | By homeless_harry | Views [544] | Comments [2]

It's day three in Bangkok and I must confess that this journal is happening largely due to my love of writing more than anything else. I haven't done anything worthy of a journal in itself, but there is always plenty to write about in a place like Bangkok.... Read more >

Tags: beer, driving, friends, roads, travelers

Goa - Sunsets and Scooters

INDIA | Thu, 6 Feb 2014 | By away2travel | Views [653]

Goa – Snakes, Sunsets and Scooter Rides Posted on   February 19, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione January 25-January 31, 2014 We had the lovely addition of two new volunteers at Mandala this week; Jackson and ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, food, india, markets, roads, travel

Ghaziabad - City without a psyche

INDIA | Mon, 1 Jul 2013 | By blesstravo | Views [568]

Ghaziabad – city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh It has a history, which I explored, for the 1 st time, in 23years of my life - Ghaziabad was founded in 1740 by Ghazi-ud-din, who called it Ghaziuddinnagar, after the opening of the ... Read more >

Tags: crime, difficulties, garbage, life, molestation, poor, roads, slum, unawareness, vehicles

Journey to Albania

UNITED KINGDOM | Thu, 6 Jun 2013 | By josephuck | Views [570]

So, I made it to Albania unscathed! It was a long journey, but great nonetheless. Firstly I suffered two coaches, one from Northampton to London Victoria, and a second from Victoria to Gatwick. Going through Croydon was the highlight, I never ... Read more >

Tags: airplane, albania, beach, camping, flying, lake, roads

My pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in Sapin

MEXICO | Tue, 3 Apr 2012 | By giho | Views [455]

It will be a year soon. Last april 28th. 2011, my husband, Vicente, my friend Lillian, and I traveled to Spain to walk the 800 km. pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. We started our journey at the beautiful town of Saint Jean Pie de Port, France.... Read more >

Tags: camino de santiago, pilgrimage, pilgrims, roads, spain, spanish towns, trails, walking

Driving Hazards in Bulgaria

BULGARIA | Wed, 14 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [713]

Hold on for dear life when driving in Bulgaria. It is considered very hazardous to drive in this country due to several factors and the fatality rate is as high as the smoking rate (OK, we exaggerate here, but it is still pretty bad). First, ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, driving, europe, roads, travel-safety-tips, travel-transport

India - Home Of The World's Most Dangerous Roads

INDIA | Mon, 12 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [3792]

Before you hit the highway in India be aware that this isn’t Kansas any more Toto! More people die on India’s roads per capita than anywhere in the world. More than 118,000 in 2008, the highest figure in the entire world. And that's despite having ... Read more >

Tags: cows, india, road safety, roads, taxis, travel-safety

“An extended holiday”

INDIA | Tue, 30 Aug 2011 | By nolimits | Views [488]

                                  This was my trip for 2 days, I went there to attend my cousins wedding but ended up staying 4 days although I had targets to meet in my way back home. On 14th July evening I went to my maternal ... Read more >

Tags: nature, roads, spirituality, wedding

Steam and a Burned Foot

CHINA | Fri, 8 Jul 2011 | By alineswala | Views [1311]

You know those holes in the ground, with metal lids on top of them that you only see policemen enter into on the tv shows?  Yes, well, in China, steam actually comes out of these holes in the ground (that are located on main roads).  In America, I'm ... Read more >

Tags: burn, china, roads, steam, xian

Weathering Weather & Bureaucracy in Mongolia

MONGOLIA | Thu, 30 Jun 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [783]

From border bureaucracy to road rage to extreme temperatures, Mongolia demands that you pay attention to your surroundings and prepare accordingly. It is not an easy place to travel, especially if you're by yourself, but the rewards ... Read more >

Tags: asia, borders, mongolia, roads, travel-advice, weather

Driving in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA | Thu, 23 Jun 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1134]

Over a million people from around the globe make beautiful Costa Rica their travel destination of choice each year.    With gorgeous sunny beaches to play on, beautiful natural parks to discover and enough activities to satisfy even the most intrepid ... Read more >

Tags: central america, costa rica, roads, travel-safety, travel-transport

In the fishbowl...

INDIA | Wed, 6 Apr 2011 | By bonnie | Views [676]

March 10th The nights have been incredibly clear and beautiful, the stars appear so tangible like you could reach out and touch them. It was under these stars random thoughts tumbled about in my brain... about the decision to send Khasti out to hospital ... Read more >

Tags: bridge contract, mountains, plastic buckets, roads, village farming

Albania's Roads and Transport

ALBANIA | Mon, 4 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1681] | Comments [1]

Albania is often touted as “an undiscovered European destination” with a stunning landscape unspoilt by mass tourism, however getting around to enjoy this hidden gem is problematic; the transport infrastructure is shockingly bad and Albania’s drivers ... Read more >

Tags: albania, europe, roads, travel-sfatey-tips

Road Safety In Nepal

NEPAL | Sat, 30 Oct 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [1292]

Road safety in Nepal is a major challenge and in some cases downright dangerous. Be prepared to be thrown out of bus seats as the vehicle ploughs through potholes and take note of upturned lorries on hairpin bends and holy cows that loom out of nowhere.... Read more >

Tags: asia, driving, nepal, roads, travel-safety, travel-transport

From death defying to awe inspiring.

VIETNAM | Tue, 26 Oct 2010 | By homeless_harry | Views [2130]

3 days cruising on Rancho Relaxo shouldn't have to start at 7am. Being paid to get up that early for work makes such an effort sensible with the axiom 'sooner started, sooner finished'. Choosing a guided tour probably ... Read more >

Tags: boats, roads, sailing, scenery

Test-ing times

INDIA | Fri, 1 Oct 2010 | By noflyzone | Views [584]

Good evening citizen.  The Computer welcomes you to sector 22-B of Chandigarh.  Report immediately to your hotel and present your papers.  If they are not in order you must report for termination... Chandigarh feels rather like a sci-fi vision of ... Read more >

Tags: chandigarh, cricket, india, roads, tickets

I'm never riding a motorbike EVER AGAIN

INDONESIA | Wed, 28 Jul 2010 | By adventurers | Views [1945] | Comments [5]

(and with my motorcycle history, i probably shouldn't.  ahem).  "The journey not the arrival matters" - T.S. Eliot.  Roads in Sumatra are notoriously horrendous & travel is so slow, so for our journey from Tangkahan to Bukit Lawang, ... Read more >

Tags: bad roads, bukit lawang, honda, indonesia, motorbike, motorcycle, road, roads, sumatra, tangkahan

Crusty Demons of dirt. Story by Dave

INDONESIA | Wed, 28 Jul 2010 | By adventurers | Views [1584]

Imagine 2 hours sitting on the most uncomfy seat you've ever sat on.  Next, make that seat even narrower & on the back of a motorbike. Then picture the worst road you've ever been down which included such highlights as: *long sections of river stones ... Read more >

Tags: bad roads, boar, bridge, bridges, indonesia, motorbike, road, roads, sepeda motor, sumatra

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