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Photos: NORTHERN LAOS: SUNNY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN! :-)

LAOS | Thu, 18 Feb 2016 | By finally | Photo Gallery

After 2 weeks of clouds, rain and rather bitter cold in northern Vietnam (yes 5 degrees Celsius or 40 Fahrenheit with no heat is not fun), we finally have blue skies! Besides the weather we love the food (a wonderful blend of Thai/Vietnamese that is much ... Read more >
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Tags: luang namtha, muang sing, night market, sun, trek

4 day sacred Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

PERU | Mon, 31 Aug 2015 | By sheree | Views [338]

Day 1 We woke  at 4:10am  to brush teeth, get changed, collect our things, check out and wait for our tour company bus to come pick us up  between 4:30 and 5:20 . It came  at 5:10  as we waited on bean bags in the common ... Read more >

Tags: andes, high altitude, inca trail, incans, machu picchu, mountains, peru, ruins, trek

Bridging Gaps; Nature’s way!

INDIA | Tue, 5 May 2015 | By castawa_ycastie | Views [399]

We are from a place so deific; here, where the air is enriched with the sweetness rendered by Nature that has bounced off from the rolling hills onto the flowing rivers to us; the cycle thus so repeating in oneself. We are from a land of serendipity ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, backpacking, india, meghalaya, nature, root bridges, trek, trekking

JUNGLE TREK

INDONESIA | Tue, 5 Aug 2014 | By adventurers | Views [463]

I woke to find that my chubby legs & feet were back to normal.  Phew! In the restaurant, waiting for breakfast to be cooked, we saw a big, beautiful bee with green & black stripes & heard an insect that made an ambulance siren sound.... Read more >

Tags: jungle trek, orangutan, tangkahan, trek

Day 3. Everest Base Camp Trek. Bhanda to Sete

NEPAL | Sat, 31 May 2014 | By timhughes55 | Views [639]

This really is No Country for Old Men! I was too exhausted to write this yesterday. Trying now, though with another exhausting day behind me. Overnight the rain had cleared and given us a dazzling day, having dissolved the shrouding smoke haze.... Read more >

Tags: bhanda, everest base camp, sete, trek

Summary: Everest Base Camp Trek -Shivalaya - EBC - Lukla

NEPAL | Fri, 30 May 2014 | By timhughes55 | Views [412]

Summary: In April 2014, three 66+ year-old men made the long trek from Shivalaya to Everest Base Camp, using the first 7 days to acclimatize at lower altitude and get into better physical condition before tackling the arduous high altitude stages.... Read more >

Tags: everest base camp, lukla, shivalaya, trek

How I Caught the Travel Bug

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 12 Oct 2013 | By jeffsadventures | Views [486]

There is a beautiful beach in New Zealand that I used to go to during my holidays in the early 1990s. Although it was close to where I lived, it was not easy to get to. If you had money, it was two hours boat ride along the coast. If you didn’t ... Read more >

Tags: beach, exotic, forest, hut, inspiration, travellers, trek

Photos: Sanctuary

NEPAL | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By zaqiul-deep | Photo Gallery

Photographs from the Annapurna Sanctuary, Nepal - May 2012. It was a bright sunny morning. As we entered the Sanctuary, the snow from the great mountains of the Annapurna Himal were glaring off so much sun that it was even hard to look at them. Suddenly ... Read more >
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Tags: 2012, annapurna, base camp, landscape, mountain, nature, nepal, sanctuary, trek, trekking

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

NEPAL | Sat, 29 Jun 2013 | By livelife | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I'm a girl from Australia with a thirst for exploring, adventure and new experiences. I take my camera, pen and paper with me everywhere and find pleasure in capturing and sharing the many facets of our beautiful world. I grew up in a house where there ... Read more >
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Tags: everest base camp, nepal, trek

Motivations & Seredipity

PERU | Mon, 14 Jan 2013 | By loverock | Views [296]

I was sat in a blue bus on it's way north to a desert town by the sea, several months deep on a journey through Peru. Playing on a dinky TV was a Jackie Chan movie with Spanish subtitles. The chairs were covered in poly-corduroy and smelled ever ... Read more >

Tags: emotion, journey, life changing experience, love, peru, rebirth, trek, vagabond

Trek to Tampak Sering

INDONESIA | Fri, 15 Jun 2012 | By tracie | Views [658]

I took a walk to Tempak Sering on Wednesday and on the way I saw this snake which had been run over. It amazes me! It actually looks 3D! How uncanny!

Tags: bali, snake, tampa sering, trek, walk

My Scholarship entry - A local encounter that changed my life

MOZAMBIQUE | Wed, 22 Feb 2012 | By graykotze | Views [650] | Scholarship Entry

We plunged further up the east coast in a tired and mud-splattered Mitsubishi Pajero, hurtling along a Mozambican road. The surface of the dusty road resembled that of the moon, the vast and numerous potholes being similar in size to craters. Red ... Read more >

Tags: child, mozambique, on the road, pomene, travel, travel writing scholarship 2012, trek

The volunteering program.

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 4 Feb 2012 | By jessicadale | Views [1559]

The volunteering program I'll be taking part in this summer is called Amazonas Explored  and is run by the volunteering organisation Volunteer Eco Students Abroad . VESA works hand in hand with the indigenous village communities to create real ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, ecuador, rainforest, trek, volunteering

El Ciudad Perdido (The Lost City)

COLOMBIA | Mon, 30 Jan 2012 | By sally-annephillips | Views [2134] | Comments [2] | Video

I came to Santa Marta to visit El Ciudad Perdido, The Lost City. Known as Teyuna (Mother Nature) it was built about 700 A. D. but after the Spanish arrival almost all of the inhabitants died from introduced diseases and the city was abandoned. It was ... Read more >

Tags: colombia, culture, el ciudad perdido (the lost city), south america, travel, trek

An^^Ascent^^to^remember..

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 22 Mar 2011 | By udaykim | Views [636]

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

Dave's 39th Birthday

INDONESIA | Fri, 23 Jul 2010 | By adventurers | Views [798] | Comments [9]

Dave had the best birthday ever.  He may not be able to top it.  (What the hell am I going to do for his 40th?  Suggestions most welcome!) I have to be quick so here goes... Dave had 5 birthday songs altogether - in English, Indonesian & Dutch! ... Read more >

Tags: augustine, birthday, dave, elephant, elephant trek, elephants, indonesia, sumatra, tangkahan, trek

Jungle Trek

INDONESIA | Sun, 18 Jul 2010 | By adventurers | Views [1865] | Comments [3]

We had a day in Bukit Lawang looking around before we signed up for a 2day jungle trek.  We paid $4 each to go to the feeding platform where rehabilitated orangutans can go for supplementary feeding if they need it.  We travelled by canoe across the ... Read more >

Tags: bohorok river, bukit lawang, hike, jungle, jungle trek, orangutan, rafting, sumatra, trek, white water rafting

MacLehose Trail

HONG KONG | Sat, 27 Feb 2010 | By antyram | Views [3596]

MacLehose Trail - Preparations I had enrolled to run the Standard Chartered Hong Kong half-marathon on the 28th February, 2010. But going all the way to Hong Kong would merit bit more than a half-marathon run. I thrill in adding some exoticism ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, camp, china, hong kong, maclehose, mountain, tent, trail, trek

The Grand Trek- July/Aug 2008

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 30 Aug 2009 | By gypsy_hannah | Views [672]

Well its a little late but i need to write something about my 6 weeks in America last year!! The only thing i need to say is that i spent all that time travelling round with an amazing group of people in a van and camping!! We saw some amazing sights, ... Read more >

Tags: america, drinking, hiking, national parks, trek

Photos: Nepal 2008

NEPAL | Wed, 31 Dec 2008 | By alexanders | Photo Gallery

A trek to Gokyo Ri, December 2008
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Tags: asia, gokyo, nepal, trek

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