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Touring the tobacco farms of Vinales and 'the taxi ride from hell' to Trinidad

CUBA | Fri, 19 Jun 2015 | By sheree | Views [420]

  Vinales The man was holding up a piece of paper with our names Sheree, Matthew James, Australia  written on it when we pulled up to the bus stop. We walked along the neighbourhood to the house where Kary welcomed us. We were now used ... Read more >

Tags: casa, cigars, countryside, cuba, farms, fruit, taxis, tobacco, trinidad, vinales

Week 3.5 - Second Impressions

CAMBODIA | Wed, 5 Feb 2014 | By escape | Views [401]

Well, well, well… this town is full of surprises isn’t it? Having fallen asleep on most of the journey here by taxi ride** I guess I must have missed a good portion of the busy part of town and only awoken amongst the dust clouds and ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, cycling, dust, kampong chhnang, lonely planet, rural, taxis, tonle sap

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

The Indian Heat

INDIA | Thu, 9 Jun 2011 | By alineswala | Views [586]

The only time I've ever been immersed in a different culture was when I visited India in one summer of my early college years.  As a 1.5 generation Indian female of America, I have ties to the country my parents and I both came from.  However, growing ... Read more >

Tags: friendliness, hospitality, india, rickshaws, taxis

Tuk-Tuks in Thailand - Staying safe amid the chaos

THAILAND | Wed, 1 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [3738]

A trip to Thailand without a hair rising, white knuckled spin in a crazy tuk-tuk is not complete – but what are the ins and outs when it comes to motor safety in Thailand? Uninitiated travellers are usually overwhelmed ... Read more >

Tags: asia, road safety, taxis, thailand, travel-safety, travel-transport, tuk-tuks

Taxis in Vietnam; avoid the scams

VIETNAM | Mon, 1 Jun 2009 | By nomads-survival-kit | Views [7041] | Comments [14]

Tags: safety, scams, taxis, travel, vietnam

China - A retrospective

USA | Mon, 25 May 2009 | By kimberlyanne | Views [565]

Written 5/8/09 It’s been 3 weeks today since I returned from China and already so much has changed. My entire consciousness shifted during the 5 weeks I was there and I realize now that I’ve returned a different person. My initial reactions ... Read more >

Tags: china, comfort level, friends, home, perspective, retrospective, taxis, travel

Panama City highlights

PANAMA | Fri, 26 Sep 2008 | By rachel_and_daniel | Views [5300] | Comments [2]

Two weeks ago on Saturday and 600km from Bocas de Torro, we arrived in Panama City´s enormous central bus terminal.   We were going to be staying with our former RSPB colleague Rita Besana.   Rita was due back from Mexico on Sunday and had deputised ... Read more >

Tags: cops, panama canal, panama city, portobelo, taxis

Stressed Out

ARGENTINA | Tue, 1 Apr 2008 | By gringura | Views [679]

I’ve had a couple of minor freak out moments.   Number one: I almost got kidnapped by a taxi driver.   I was coming home from my class about AIDS at 9 pm.   The class is in a pretty rough area of the city and I had to walk about three blocks to ... Read more >

Tags: stress, taxis

 

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