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Water sanitation on the Annapurna Cicuit

NEPAL | Fri, 25 May 2018 | By debbieprince | Views [149]

The best and cheapest way to get water on the trail is to buy Aquatablets in a pharmacy in Kathmandu.  They are really cheap, come in an easy to use pack. JUST SQUEEZE OUT 1 TABLET , wait 30 min and drink. I am currently  using a 2 step process ... Read more >

Tags: annapurna circuit, camelback, tablets, water, water sanitation

Birthday Traditions Old and New (Like, so new they're not even a tradition yet...)

JAPAN | Sat, 19 Mar 2016 | By kakimono | Views [301]

On Thursday, I decided to celebrate my birthday in some kind of imitation of tradition. One part of the tradition was getting pancakes. (Another part was going to a Japanese restaurant where they cook the food in front of you, which sounds like it should ... Read more >

Tags: money, onsen, pancakes, water

Osaka Castle Park

JAPAN | Sat, 27 Feb 2016 | By kakimono | Views [331]

Last Monday, Yamaguchi-sensei had asked what we’d done over the weekend, and had been disappointed when none of us responded “I went to Osaka Castle!” Apparently the plum blossoms are supposed to be particularly beautiful this time ... Read more >

Tags: beautiful, castle, coffee, park, sakura, trees, water

The magnificent Iguazu Falls

ARGENTINA | Fri, 11 Sep 2015 | By sheree | Views [291]

Argentinian side We arrived at the bus station in Peurto Iguazu at about 7:30am. It was raining. We figured out how to get the the falls from the station and how we would then get to Brazil. Both buses left from this bus station, which was a ... Read more >

Tags: amazing, argentina, brazil, devils throat, iguazu falls, magnificent, rainbow, river, water, waterfall

Challenges & consequences of fresh water

TIMOR-LESTE | Mon, 10 Aug 2015 | By simon_monk | Views [1242]

As I stand in a steaming hot shower in my hotel in Dili, washing off the dust and the heat from 12 hours on the road, I’m reminded of all the places I’ve been today that barely have running water. How easily we take water for granted in ... Read more >

Tags: timor, water, wateraid, world nomads

Alone in Amsterdam

NETHERLANDS | Sun, 31 May 2015 | By emptynester | Views [956] | Comments [1]

I realise this is stating the obvious, but Holland is flat. Very. There is also rather a lot of water. Flying from Birmingham to Schiphol is the only time I have ever really listened to the stewardess' advice about life jackets because I could see that ... Read more >

Tags: alone, amsterdam, cycling, photography, solo, water

Far more than medieval Imperial Japan

JAPAN | Fri, 27 Mar 2015 | By gnome-san | Views [336]

Culture shift from Hawaii beyond the mere time zone, we got up at 6 to Kyoto dawn to see the peaks of temples and pagodas out the window. At 7 nothing is open . At 8 the 7-11 ATM and coffee machine is open, and corn dogs and donuts for the starving to ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, okonomiyaki, shinto, temple, water

Te Pukatea Bay, Abel Tasman Coast Track

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 26 Jan 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [300]

"Can we go to bed yet? " I ask. "No, it's only 7pm, you'll be awake at 5 if you go to sleep now," Lizzy answers. "Well, what are we going to do?" I whine. I'm only half-kidding in my childish behavior. Lizzy smiles knowingly. "Read. Write. Look ... Read more >

Tags: bays, beaches, coast, inspiration, new zealand, saline, tide pools, water

How Burning Man Prepared Me For Island Life

INDONESIA | Tue, 18 Nov 2014 | By swanoftravel | Views [407]

It’s been a week since I left the comforts of New York City for a new role as backpacker, owning everything I have in a 45 linear inch sack. Truth be told, the lack of clutter in my life is liberating. With the lack of trying to carry everything ... Read more >

Tags: bali, burning man, culture, gili, indonesia, island, life, trawangan, water

Home Sweet Home Away From Home

SPAIN | Mon, 8 Sep 2014 | By rmckinley | Views [755]

  I missed the water. The music of the lapping waves. The scent of wet sand and driftwood.  The festival in Bilbao was fascinating, but there was a lull in the afternoon and the coast was calling to me. I wasn’t even sure if I could ... Read more >

Tags: beach, home, plentzia, spain, water, waves

Midterms and Commercials

MOROCCO | Sun, 6 Jul 2014 | By kakimono | Views [369]

 At the beginning of lit class, our professor handed out the sheet that had the questions for our midterm. There were four of them, each of which should be answered in “a small paragraph,” and each of them essentially asked “do ... Read more >

Tags: commercials, food, lion, midterm, school, water

First Sights in Dakar

SENEGAL | Tue, 24 Jun 2014 | By kakimono | Views [368]

 One of the first rules of going to a place like Senegal is to keep an open mind. Senegal is a “least developed country,” and constant wishful reminisces to how things are in the United States or Morocco will just lead to disappointment ... Read more >

Tags: airplane, airport, dakar, water

Photos: USA/ Corvallis/ Florence/ Coast/ Beach/ Aquarium

USA | Tue, 27 May 2014 | By ciel | Photo Gallery

The sea, the beach, the coast, those days :)
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Tags: beach, bonfire, camping, coast, night, sand, sea, water

Surreal - Part #5

THAILAND | Thu, 1 May 2014 | By naddydaud | Views [298]

While we were on the minivan to Krabi, we met a Malaysian couple who planned to celebrate Songkran in Krabi. They wanted to see how the celebration is like in Krabi because they celebrated it in Hat Yai years ago and they really enjoyed it and they have ... Read more >

Tags: 2014, ao nang, beach, krabi, mr. long bar, songkran, thailand, water

Alleppey- Kerala, India

INDIA | Sat, 22 Feb 2014 | By away2travel | Views [372]

Alleppey – Backwaters Posted on   March 5, 2014 by   Tarynne Mingione Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2014 Alarms went off at 5:30 a.m in  Munnar . With the help of our headlamps we walked to the bus “station.... Read more >

Tags: boats, india, rivers, travel, water

World Nomads Opportunity (Writing) - CLOSED

WORLDWIDE | Thu, 12 Dec 2013 | By worldnomads-opportunities | Views [1168]

THE TOPIC How to stay cool in ... Pick your destination the tell us the best ways to beat the heat! Surf spots in Morocco, beach laying on Phi Phi, wet t-shirts in Mexico...? Keep it cool and original - beer can regatta anyone? THE DETAILS ... Read more >

Tags: cool, sport, summer, travel, water, writing

Lake Koman

ALBANIA | Tue, 9 Jul 2013 | By josephuck | Views [956]

The early start left me a little sleepy, but once I was in the off-roader minibus, being thrown around the chassis, void of a seatbelt, I was well awake. My boss, Niko, the driver, a German family of five , a German couple, and myself, headed along the ... Read more >

Tags: albania, communism, fjord, hydro-dam, koman, lake, water

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

GREECE | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By adora | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

The photographic scholarship has been a great motivator and learning tool for expanding my mind in thinking like a professional. Learning from Jason Edwards would be an honour I value his knowledge and aspire to be a great mentor for others in the future.... Read more >
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Tags: boat, fish, greece, rhodes island, storm, water

Memories

ARUBA | Thu, 27 Jun 2013 | By danieljoseph | Views [304]

After tagging along on a charter boat in the beautiful island of Curacao, we arrive hours later at the nearby island of Aruba. The weather is perfect, close to 25 dergrees celsius, and the wind is strong which is perfect for our expert expert Kitesurfer ... Read more >

Tags: aruba, beach, blue, board, chill, kite, ocean, surf, surfer, water

Magic in the mountains

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 9 May 2013 | By izzyabraham | Views [350]

I am staring at water; a writhing, bursting body of it. The water of a valley nestled in the Drakensberg Mountains. Bubbling liquid from a miniature waterfall cascades into a pool of delight. The hikers stoop to savour its purity after a wearisome ... Read more >

Tags: drakensberg, mountains, nature, south africa, valley, water

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