Blog Entries tagged 'mountains'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'mountains'
- Arthur's Pass to Franz Josef Glacier - Day 73Well, last night was freezing. Literally. The window screen on the van was frozen when we woke up and it was only 1 degrees, so it must have dropped below zero during the night. All night we kept waking up Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Apr 5, 2013
- Ice, Ice, BabyOur excursion today was literally and in every sense of the word, the "coolest" I have ever taken. After spending a few hours in the morning in Salzburg, we arranged for an excursion to the largest ice caves ("Eisriesenwelt") Posted by Forever Liesl in A Few of Our Favorite Things | Jun 7, 2013
- Blenheim to Kaikoura and Arthur's Pass - Day 72 We have a really tight schedule for the South Island in order to fit in everything we want to see so we hit the road early this morning to head to Kaikoura, as we've read there are sea lions and Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Apr 4, 2013
- Bolivia - Old Ladies in Top Hats and a Death RoadSan Pedro de Atacama turned out to be a pleasant surprise considering we originally had no intention of going there, we ended up grateful for the border debacle! Armed with new friends, we booked our Salar de Uyuni trip Posted by moseyingmizuiks in Morning Coffee | Jun 2, 2013
- Waking Up In SitkaI remember very clearly lying on a picnic table in Petersburg, Alaska. I said to my friend, “I wish we could do this all afternoon. We could get a bottle of wine, maybe do a crossword and fall asleep.” She Posted by Rhombus in The Dusty Vagabond | May 30, 2013
- Following the Incas
Who told them we were coming?
The infamous Incan ruins of Machu Picchu are by our guestimation – on the to Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | May 29, 2013
- Conquering Death Road
One thing we had been looking forward to since purchasing the GoPro video camera, was being able to attach it to one of our helmets and hoon down the world’s most dangerous road. We wer Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | May 20, 2013
- PokharaSo on the road to Pokhara we saw some mighty impressive scenery and lovely mountainsides and villages. We stopped to take some pictures and also stopped on the side of the road for some super noodles at a local's Posted by squeakylee in The Great Muppet Caper | May 14, 2013
- The Bottom of the OceanOk so edit:::: I really did write this (not within a few days but much sooner than this posting) I also wrote it as I was going to bed and clearly in my sleep befuddled state I hit "save Posted by cstravelsabroad in Charlene's Travels Abroad | May 14, 2013
- Consider AlaskaConsidering Alaska
Here are some things I’d like you to consider about Alaska.
This whale marks my first orca sighting of the season. This male carries a fin that Posted by Rhombus in The Dusty Vagabond | May 11, 2013
- Day Trip to the Blue MountainsThe one place outside the city that seems to be on everyone's bucket list when they visit Sydney is the stunning Three Sisters sandstone rock formation in the Blue Mountains about 40 miles (60 kilometres) inland at Katoomba on the Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Apr 19, 2013
- Onward from QueenstownQueenstown is proud of its "Global Adventure Capital" billing but I did manage to find a couple of less adrenaline fuelled things to do while I was there. For starters there is the 2,395 feet (730 metre) long and 1,590 Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Apr 12, 2013
- Milford SoundA must see for me was Milford Sound only 40 miles (64 kilometres) away as the crow flies although with mountains and lakes in the way the actual distance by road was 180 miles (290 kilometres) and took over 3 Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Apr 10, 2013
- Jetboating on the Dart RiverA lot of the wilder locations used for The Lord of the Rings were near Glenorchy on the north shore of Lake Wakatipu, about a 45 minute drive from Queenstown and the thought of combining a trip to see them Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Apr 12, 2013
- Mount Ruapehu to Arohena - Day 63This morning we drove up two mountain roads in the Tongariro National Park for some good views and to see Mount Ruapheu better. The first went straight up Mount Ruapehu to a closed ski resort, which looks really odd in Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Mar 26, 2013
- Lake Taupo to Mount Ruapehu - Day 62After 9 weeks away we needed a hair cut so we went to a little place in Lake Taupo and my hairdresser was from near Leeds! She had quite a strong accent and said the people there didn't understand Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Mar 25, 2013
- South Africa – 4 friends, a Mercedes, sharks and a 211m jumpWe made it to our hostel in Johannesburg a little disappointed – miles out of the way therefore a fortune in a taxi and no mod cons or wifi as we were expecting – nevertheless, it suited our biggest requirements Posted by moseyingmizuiks in Morning Coffee | May 1, 2013
- A journey to the top of nowhereThe wind is blowing at a thousand knots; if I let go of the rocks I’m afraid I’ll be whisked away across the vast blue sea. The sun is shining, yet its warmth is lost by the wind. I am Posted by piratejax in Latino Li(o)ving | Apr 29, 2013
- Inca Trail | Day 2 | “The Challenge”Maximum Altitude: 4,200 m/13,776 ft
Minimum Altitude: 3,000 m/9,840 ft
Distance Travelled: Approx. 16 km
Approximate Walking Time: 7-8 hours / Ascent up: 900 m
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- Getting back to NatureSeven years ago, on our very first overseas adventure together, we met two loca Belgian sisters with whom we spent a very fun week with in Cambodia. We only spent a few days together, but they proved to be such Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | Apr 27, 2013
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Driving across the rigors of remote territory and along paths that have rarely seen any person pass by in the last year, makes you wonder why Posted by TeamScrumptious in Mongolia 2014 (chasing the dream) | Apr 26, 2013
- On top of the world in Nepal“NAMASTE”. This is probably the first and last word that you will hear and use when you visit Nepal. It means “hello”, “goodbye”, “good morning”, “good afternoon” or “good evening”. This greeting is spoken with the hands together as Posted by slowwalker in Keep walking! | Jul 1, 2008
- Australia. Observations from a campervan on a rainy day.
Day 3 on the road in Vinnie the Van. The last 2 nights we have parked on the roadside as it's cheaper than in caravan sites, which in any case a Posted by Loodersatlarge in loodersatlarge | Apr 15, 2013
- San Pedro de Atacama - Days 44 & 45After my sickness the day before and not eating for about 36 hours, I felt really weak, so the first day in San Pedro de Atacama was a quiet one, to make sure I was well enough for the stargazing Posted by staceywaugh in Waughs around the World | Mar 7, 2013
- Kiwi Rail's Scenic TrainsIt wasn't my original plan but having revised my itinerary to fit in Easter in Hawke's Bay I ended up with back-to-back trips on all three of Kiwi Rail's Scenic Train Routes, the nearest thing New Zealand has got to Posted by FrancisRTW in My Career Break Trip around the World | Apr 4, 2013