Blog Entries tagged 'backpacking'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'backpacking'
- Arches National ParkOver two days we had several hikes through the amazing scenery of Arches National Park. There are over 2000 sandstone arches in the park, which is in Utah in the midwest. Below is an area called Park Avenue and the Posted by BensWorld in Ben's World Tour | Jan 3, 2011
- Day 1 of Knee-WatchWritten: February 8, 2009
I woke up early to catch the morning panoramas from the viewing tower. I also had a long ride to Naubise which included the other half of the windy Trib Posted by NomadicOne in Thoughts of a Nomadic One | Jan 2, 2011
- Marbles, rocks n Ron
After picking up Dave in Katheryn, we drove 600k south to Tennant Creek passing soil n brush. 6 hrs later we arrive in Tennant Creek. Now Tennant Creek, whilst this has a bottle shop (which by t Posted by RosiePony in Rosie Pony Adventures | Jan 2, 2011
- Monument ValleyMonument Valley was one of the places I was most looking forward to in USA and it did not disappoint! Like Antelope Canyon, the area is owned by the Native American people and not the National Parks Service. This made Posted by BensWorld in Ben's World Tour | Dec 31, 2010
- Horseshoe Bend & Antelope CanyonCamping at the Grand Canyon was unbelievably cold (about 4C at night) after the warm temperatures in California a few days earlier. This is because of the very high altitude at the Grand Canyon. It was also very windy while Posted by BensWorld in Ben's World Tour | Dec 30, 2010
- Grand CanyonThere's no way that words can describe how awe-inspiring the Grand Canyon is, so here it is...
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/ Posted by BensWorld in Ben's World Tour | Dec 30, 2010
- San Diego, Lake Havasu & SeligmanAfter leaving the manic highways around LA, we arrived in San Diego. I had heard that San Diego Zoo is supposed to be one of the best in the world and I haven't visited a zoo on my trip, so Posted by BensWorld in Ben's World Tour | Dec 29, 2010
- California, Los Angeles & Pacific Coast HighwayAfter Yosemite, we had a drive through California to our last campground at a small town just north of San Francisco, called Petaluma. We arrived on a sunny Friday afternoon, and there were queues of families all arriving for the Posted by BensWorld in Ben's World Tour | Dec 29, 2010
- Confessions of a serial tuber[i]You take a deep breath and reach upwards. Your hands tightly grip the handle. You take one last look at the shirtless and painted crowd beneath you and take that final step forward. You start surging forward, Posted by nomadSteve in Asia Adventure | Dec 28, 2010
- Belize Trip Report: New Romantic Adventures (Part II)Bus, Taxi and Boat, San Ignacio to Caye Caulker, November 1, 2010
The next morning I caught the bus back to Belize City. This time I was on a BBDC bus. Similar to the journey up to San Ignacio, Posted by GregW in Greg Wesson's Esoteric Globe | Dec 22, 2010
- Belize Trip Report: New Romantic Adventures (Part I)The following blog entry is, in fact, a copy. It was written by me, but originally posted on [[http://www.flyertalk.com/|Flyertalk.com]], a website for frequent fliers. I wrote it for the [[http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/trip-reports-177/|Trip Reports Posted by GregW in Greg Wesson's Esoteric Globe | Dec 22, 2010
- The Sleeper BusI may be too grouchy to write this. I took the sleeper bus, knowing full what to expect from Jen's and my experience in China. I could have insisted that we take the train, but it’s nice to have a Posted by JayneHol in Meet My Vietnam | Dec 22, 2010
- Around Ninh BinhI had slightly greater expectations of Ninh Binh, but I believe those expectations may have been tainted by previous travels, especially to China. First, all the towns essentially look the same here, so Ninh Binh made no first impression. It's Posted by JayneHol in Meet My Vietnam | Dec 20, 2010
- Miller Brewery & Spam MuseumSo on a morning with a hangover, what would be the best thing to do? Go on a brewery tour of course! We went around the Miller Brewery in Milwaukee which is one of the largest in USA...so much beer! Posted by BensWorld in Ben's World Tour | Sep 28, 2010
- Looking for my paradise...
[i]"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the tr Posted by tinelhoest in Sustainable Travel | Dec 16, 2010
- Hanoi to Cat Ba: Phase 2I left the café after a man with brown teeth started talking to me 20cm from my face. He kept on saying the word, “Samsoong,” which I realized was a reference to this netbook. I took that as a cue Posted by JayneHol in Meet My Vietnam | Dec 16, 2010
- Hark the Herald HanoiI’m sitting back in the place with the repetitive Christmas music. Except this time I’m drinking a Hanoi Beer rather than eating a pancake topped with sour mango bits. I’d actually hoped to escape Christmas altogether. Guess instead I’m Posted by JayneHol in Meet My Vietnam | Dec 15, 2010
- Hiking Mount Doom with my Precious!With stiff legs from our hiking in Abel Tasman we left sunny Nelson and made the trip to Wellington and the start of our adventures in the Northern Island of New Zealand. We got the Interislander ferry from Picton and Posted by LynMoo in The Epic Adventures of LynMoo | Dec 13, 2010
- MumbaiMumbai & Goa. Goa & Mumbai. Last stops on my India trip. Closure to Asian backpacking. Gateway to australia, Christmas, Texas, and family. I'm not someone particularly good at endings. In fact I'm terrible at them. I choose to look Posted by achamy in Transpacifica | Dec 10, 2010
- Camping- I was a Girl Guide!My guidebook says "Kaka don't, Litchfield do!". This is in relation to visiting one over the other if you've not or much time and having now seen both, I'd tend to disagree. Litchfield is small for a National Park and Posted by RosiePony in Rosie Pony Adventures | Dec 10, 2010
- From Indonesia to Australia, Darwin it is!Oh my goodness, how Oz is SO different to Indonesia. Things that clearly stick out are:
- Wide roads. Clean air, streets, pavements, clean things!
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- Rain, rain and a little bit more rainSorry it's taken me so long to write another blog (9 weeks to be precise!!) and i promise to make a little bit more of an effort!
I'll start from the beginning and Bangkok was exactly as I expected it to Posted by vishal84 in Vishal's Travel Blog | Dec 8, 2010
- Packing (lightly)[b]There has been plenty written about the art of packing lightly as a backpacker. Whether for a weekend trip or a sojourn lasting several months, everyone has their tried and tested methods. Here’s some of the Art I have created Posted by Al Jam in Insert Life Here | Dec 8, 2010
- Munich - day 1Here is MUNICH - capital city of Bavaria, Germany.
We arrived yesterday night. It was rainy and German part of the road took too long.
Big hostel which takes whole 4 (or 5?) floors of building, settled against long line of Posted by vanessa in Wien aka Vienna | Aug 7, 2010
- 24 hrs to fall in luv with Istanbul===Turkey=== is known as the only country in the world which is situated between two continents. It is part of Europe and the Middle east. When I made arrangments on this trip , I was often asked : Which Posted by Thuligal in Thuli Khoza's adventures | Dec 5, 2010