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  • Miao Homestay[center][/center] The next part of the trip was a complete change of pace, as we arrived in Nande village for our Miao homestay. Nande has a long history, but a recent event - the arrival o Posted by Andrea R in Andrea's Asian Adventures | Mar 6, 2013
  • Jebel Shams The last major excursion of my visit to Oman was to Jebel Shams ("Mountain of the Sun" in Arabic), the highest mountain in the country. On the way we again past through Nizwa and its spectacular fort about 2 Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Feb 23, 2013
  • The next chapter of "3 Weeks in Thailand"[center]We arrived in Chiangmai at about 6am, and naturally, what with us being westerners, it being breakfast time, and us being in Thailand, we went to McDonalds..! It just doesn't taste the same - which is probably a good thing! We Posted by Lady Mantle in Living in Asia | Feb 25, 2013
  • 4WD Rustaq to Misfat al AbreyeenWith rocky mountains and sand dunes, 4WD excursions are a must in Oman and the drive from Rustaq to Misfat al Abreyeen over the Snake Pass in the Western Hajar Mountains is one of the most spectacular in the country. Our Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Feb 15, 2013
  • JungfraujochJungfraujoch is a vantage point 11,782 feet (3,571 metres) up in the Swiss Alps & is about a 2 hour drive South West of Zurich. J Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Feb 10, 2013
  • The Piste Novice A swirling gust grazes my ice-kissed cheeks and provokes an unnerving wobble and sway as I dangle from above. Beneath my bizarre-feeling over-sized feet lays a sugary quilt stretching Posted by lauracerys in Destino Infinito | Feb 7, 2013
  • boating & fishing adventures in Calderitas ===I only have to bike 20mins to get to a supermarket and Cinema which has a few films in English. It's delightful here. Restaurants along the sea front smell delicious. Right in front of the Yaxha campsite you have a Posted by Rose in Mexico in Enchanting Mexico | Jan 30, 2013
  • Back to the MountainsWow so what a day we just had! We've been snowboarding in a place called Brighton and it was ace. Fresh powder to snowboard on and it was so quiet so we didn't have to queue for any chairlifts Posted by amcara91 in Alice and Will - Around the World | Jan 29, 2013
  • Road trip to Hampi Eric and I began our journey at 7am from Kuddle Beach in Gokarna. As we drove our beast of a motorcycle through the monkey inhabited mountains of Karnataka, we came to appreciate the tru Posted by H-Dizzle in FOR THE LOVE OF TRAVEL | Jan 28, 2013
  • Biking from Xpujil to Chetumal I left Xpujil at around 9 am, I had become quite attached to my little cabin, with it's shafting light coming through the cracks in the wooden walls and huge fan above my head keeping me cool. I hopped on Posted by Rose in Mexico in Enchanting Mexico | Jan 25, 2013
  • Khao Yai National ParkOur first stop on our tour through Isaan was Khao Yai, Thailand’s oldest national park. We didn’t know what to expect but we were very pleasantly surprised by the area around the park and the many safari tour options that Posted by Elmar123 in Few Reservations | Jan 23, 2013
  • OvacikWe have spent four enjoyable days hiking in the Tauros Mountains, high above the intensely developed coastline of southern Turkey. At 1250 meters, the sea is still visible down a long valley, right in front of our terrace at Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jan 22, 2013
  • Rila Monastary BulgariaOn October 25 we took a bus from Sofia to Rila Monastery, the largest East Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. We bounced along, through the mountains in the mist, stopping in villages where ladies in housecoats passed money through the Posted by CherylGypsyRose in Backpacking Europe on fifty dollars/day | Jan 19, 2013
  • MontenegroOn our second day in Dubrovnik we went on a day trip to Montenegro. We got to see Kotor and Budva, which are both very nice. Kotor is a lot like the other towns we’ve been seeing, very old and Posted by kmclean in Canadian Students Abroad | Aug 19, 2012
  • Good bye USASorry everyone who has been reading up on my blog I have not written a post for a long time but, you know I have come back from the US and it has been a whole year now, My experience Posted by shantanukul in American Holidays | Jan 11, 2013
  • My first big mountainHello again, I have finally got a chance to write my blog I haven't done it in ages so you might be thinking what have we been doing. We have had Christmas the same as you except that it was Posted by Danieljhanson in Country to country | Jan 2, 2013
  • welcome to iceland journeying to iceland is something everyone should do at least once in their lifetimes if nature and a love for geology are things close to your hearts. the country is a wonderland fo Posted by icecoldland in Ice Cold Land | Jan 2, 2013
  • When Plans Change... With one-step I was walking, the next, I was limping. I didn’t think much of it, my left knee has bothered me for years, and I figured this to be just another episode. Throughout the week, it ha Posted by Rhombus in The Dusty Vagabond | Dec 31, 2012
  • Dreaming of a white Christmas 'For the umpteenth time Daniel we are not going to have snow at Christmas ,it's summer here!' Daniel has been struggling with the concept that Christmas can occur if it isn't winter. His levels of anxiety leading up to Christmas grew Posted by antheahanson in Are we there yet | Dec 31, 2012
  • Lovely LehThe town of Leh came as something of a shock after Amritsar, Jammu and Srinagar, where there were precious few non-Indian tourists; by contrast, Ladakh’s major metropolis (ahem) seemed like Tourist Central. Having journeyed the less conventional Kashmir Posted by TJandAnu in Footloose & Far Away | Dec 26, 2012
  • Photoblog: New Zealand's scenic south [center]Sunset, somewhere on the road from Christchurch to Dunedin.[/center] [center]Lake Wakatipu, Kingstown[/center] [img=http://photos Posted by BillLehane in Silly Billy | Dec 17, 2012
  • Petra, Jordan- Our narrow escape through the siq at dark===For those who do not know, what Petra is all about=== Petra also know as the "Rose Red City" or "The Lost City" is an old archaeological and historcal city situated in the Ma'an governorate of Jordan. Petra was the capital Posted by shantanu16 in World's best sounds, colors and flavours | Dec 14, 2012
  • The Trails of El Chalten and the Road to Calafate El Chalten was exactly what I was looking for. It’s a small town. I walked everywhere. Everyone walked everywhere. The streets were full of day hikers, trekkers and climbers. There were more hik Posted by Rhombus in The Dusty Vagabond | Dec 13, 2012
  • Trekking the Andes Arriving in the small town of Huaraz early in the morning, Carlos and I headed from the bus terminal straight to the tour agency to check on what was available. After some consideration Posted by jessho in Tour de America del Sur | Dec 12, 2012
  • Ushuaia And The Long Road to El Chalten It took me a couple of days to get used to Ushuaia. Actually, I should have said it took me a few days to get used to civilization. After four months of ship life, I was a Posted by Rhombus in The Dusty Vagabond | Dec 8, 2012
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