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Chu Chi Tunnels

VIETNAM | Fri, 9 Jun 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [225]

We seemed to have picked a good spot in Ho Chi Minh. The road with most of the bars and restaurants was just around the corner, the covered market was 5 minutes in the opposite direction and there where travel agents everywhere.  Unfortunately, ... Read more >

Tags: busses, chi chi tunnels, tourism, travel, vietnam, wanderlust, war

Celebration of Women and War

VIETNAM | Fri, 28 Apr 2017 | By tigerlillytravels | Views [386]

A lot of the sights in Hanoi you can see just walking around the city. The traffic alone is a sight in itself, the real hustle and bustle draws you in and it's unnerving how quickly you become a part of it. A few days ago the need to cross a road had ... Read more >

Tags: celebrating women, culture, hanoi, history, marriage, museum, travel, vietnam, war, women

Ground zero for the Australian spirit.

TURKEY | Fri, 13 Feb 2015 | By homeless_harry | Views [515]

A lot has changed in 100 years. That was my overwhelming thought as I traveled towards Gallipoli through the snowy Istanbul streets. I traveled in the comfort of a heated van, two other tourists sleeping peacefully around me and my belly full of enough ... Read more >

Tags: anzac, gallipoli, memorial, war

Ukraine, woman not available

UKRAINE | Tue, 11 Nov 2014 | By anarequena | Views [175]

UKRAINE, MARCH OF 2014. The country is going through difficult times. I've just arrive to the country, some beautiful feelings appear in front of me. I try to catch the look of the women there, they are becoming more independent. My first days, it is ... Read more >

Tags: ukraine, war, women

Photos: The Normandy landings

FRANCE | Thu, 27 Jun 2013 | By aroundyourself | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

A trip around Europe for Discover Yourself. 1 Camper, 4 persons, 20 days: Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy. Adaptation, emotions, miles, colors and dreams. Valentina Leonelli
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Tags: blu, emotion, france, landscape, life, normandy, people, sea, sky, war

Nicasaratops or South Vietnam

VIETNAM | Fri, 24 May 2013 | By nnninecountries | Views [710]

Hello again after a long delay! This post was written at the beginning of May, but lack of computers, travelling and general things prevented me from posting it until now. The name of the post was the dinasaur name I came up with for myself, and wrote ... Read more >

Tags: american war, museums, street food, tailors, temples, vietnam war, war

Photos: Life After the Taliban

AFGHANISTAN | Thu, 20 Dec 2012 | By modernnomadphotography | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

In October of 2001 the Taliban regime succumbed to the American-led invasion of Afghanistan following the attacks of September 11 of 2001. This turn of events put an end to a brutal regime that had been in power in Afghanistan for over 5 years and during ... Read more >
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Tags: afghanistan, donkey, hat, mosque, qaracul, sheep, slum, taliban, tank, war

Band of Brothers

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 7 Nov 2011 | By georgios_l | Views [335]

Today I went forth to another of my expeditions in the area outside York. This led me to Danelaw centre of living history. This place is built as a fortress from the American civil war period as well as a Vikings village. There are different events going on ... Read more >

Tags: american, animal, civil, people, re enactment, soldiers, war, war, women

Peace, Paint and Pupusas

EL SALVADOR | Wed, 8 Dec 2010 | By ryanandjo | Views [4219]

Despite some stiff competition El Salvador, due to gang violence, has a reputation as being the most dangerous country in Central America. However, you wouldn’t realise it from the people that we met making our way from the border ... Read more >

Tags: juayua, perquin, revolution, ruta de las flores, san salvador, santa ana, volcanoes, war

Going to War (Zones) - a Hypothetical Safety Guide

IRAQ | Mon, 29 Nov 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [2172]

Iraq as a travel destination... Are you nuts?  The Iraqi government has started showing up at travel trade shows , touting their country as a destination.   It must be a tough gig working at the Iraqi tourism board; selling a destination ... Read more >

Tags: iraq, middle east, non-destination, travel-safety, war

Midnight Ratty wars.

AUSTRALIA | Sat, 14 Aug 2010 | By melissamain | Views [282]

She chased ratty off with a blackened poker she'd placed by her bed for precisely that purpose It had been crunching in the night trying to get at goodies behind loud plastic and rustling paper The. Little. Bastard. She had accepted the ... Read more >

Tags: poker, rapier, rat, ratty, soot, war

Scarred Beauties, Sacred Memories.

THAILAND | Sat, 8 May 2010 | By lisamorrison | Views [789]

Once the two most prosperous cities in Siam (Thailand), Sukhothai and Ayuthaya exist today as minor civilisations and a tribute to their violent history in the form of crumbling ruins that sweep their respective landscapes, like scars on an otherwise ... Read more >

Tags: ayuthaya, buddhist, ruins, sukhothai, temples, war

UXO and the plain of Jars

LAOS | Tue, 28 Apr 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [5395] | Comments [1]

The 7.30 “AC” bus from Louang Prabang to Phonsavan left at exactly 8.30 and had quite a big hole in the floor under our seats. It was a comfy enough but windy journey punctuated by the obligatory noodle soup shop in a non-descript market town. Of the ... Read more >

Tags: guest house, history, tour, uxo, war

Yet another memorial to madness

JAPAN | Sun, 21 Sep 2008 | By bundynbeaches | Views [829] | Comments [4]

Hiroshima is well known as the city where the first Atomic bomb was dropped but it isn't until you visit the site and see some of the preserved ruins that you can get a real feel for what these people went through. Listening to the Last Post ... Read more >

Tags: a bomb, memorial, war

Catch Up

HUNGARY | Fri, 8 Aug 2008 | By alysandjess | Views [811] | Comments [1]

I've got the job of catching you up on more than two weeks, dear blog readers, so we are going to go fast. Jess and I left Prague the day after her parents after a pleasant Hare Krishna lunch with our friend Jeff. We took a bus to Budapest, a place I ... Read more >

Tags: budapest, croatia, hummus bar, swimming, szecheyi baths, war

 

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