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The World's Largest Sand Island

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 29 Sep 2015 | By stephmonahan | Views [380]

So I'm currently on my mid-semester Spring break and I just got back from my first of two research based field trips. I spent the past 5 days with my Terrestrial Environment class on the world's largest sand island: Fraser Island. It boasts 122km in ... Read more >

Tags: 4wd, australia, eucalypt forest, fraser island, rainforest, sand dunes

Great Sand Dunes

USA | Thu, 11 Jun 2015 | By nataliemalizia | Views [447]

“What are the symptoms of altitude sickness...?” I asked my sister, Julia, on the four hour drive from Boulder to the Great Sand Dunes National Park.  I had arrived in Colorado two days earlier, and the landscape was both literally ... Read more >

Tags: boarding, camping, colorado, hiking, sand dunes

They say everyone experiences a scooter accident in Taiwan...

VIETNAM | Fri, 18 Oct 2013 | By travelinglotus | Views [732]

They say everyone experiences a scooter accident while living in Taiwan.... ...but I didn't, not in my 28 months of living in the second biggest city of the scooter- swamped country. No, it had to happen during a trip of a lifetime, an event that ... Read more >

Tags: accident, bad roads, beach, frogs, mui ne, sand dunes, scooters, sleeper bus, vietnam


VIETNAM | Sun, 6 Mar 2011 | By kldavis1 | Views [944]

well well i know i should not let so much time go inbetween posts, but we have been quite busy. since i last wrote, we went to Koh Tao (another island in Thailand), Bangkok and we are now more than half way up Vietnam before going to Singapore next ... Read more >

Tags: hoi an, home, mui ne, nha trang, saigon, sand boarding, sand dunes, thailand, vietnam, volunteering


PERU | Tue, 17 Aug 2010 | By anita | Views [638]

I left the airport by taxi which took me to a stop where an...essentially hollowed out van with "Chosico" written on the front stopped, with promise from my taxi driver that they would take me to my destination, the ruins of Puruchuco. ... Read more >

Tags: bodega, huacachina, ica, peru, sand dunes, wine

Thar Desert. 'Doors to Pakistan'

INDIA | Thu, 15 May 2008 | By lillylilla | Views [2417] | Comments [1]

Namaste. Mid afternoon here... I came back from the Thar Desert this morning after a whole day riding a camel called Shalya or so which means balance/equilibre. Isn't it funny?  This is the meaning a word, I asked to a chinese woman to write down ... Read more >

Tags: camel, desert, goat, india, jaisalmer, pakistan, rajasthan, safari, sand dunes, thar desert

Tearin' up the dunes!

PERU | Fri, 18 Jan 2008 | By kiwiaoraki | Views [1939]

Huacachina is built on an oasis and it’s surrounded by sand dunes; the kind of landscape you’d find in Egypt or the Empty Quarter in Saudi Arabia. I got a Red Bull and a bottle of water and then searched around for a good restaurant for dinner.... Read more >

Tags: adrenaline, adventures, sand dunes, sunsets


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