Blog Entries tagged 'mountains'
Travel Blogs Entries tagged 'mountains'
- Arequipa and the Colca cañonOne city I hadn't had the chance the visit when I first travelled to Peru two years ago was the colonial town of Arequipa, located near Cuzco and not too far from the Bolivian and Chilean borders. The city actually Posted by manolo84 in Around The World in 370 days | Nov 20, 2013
- Trekking in Annapurna AreaSome photos from our four day trek in the Annapurna Conservation Area, with Trekking Team, Nepal. Www.trekkingteam.com who were brilliant. Many thanks to our guide Bikram and porter Udzel.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/287551/large_90_E9C3DDC022 Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 16, 2013
- Kathmandu to Border with TibetWhy do people have 'bucket lists' or 'life lists' as the more positive amongst us prefer to call them! And why do Buddhists believe all life is suffering? I was reflecting on this - or at least i would have Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 16, 2013
- Santa Cruz TrekAfter spending then a few days in Huaraz and after having climbed to the Laguna 69 (see [[http://manolo.travellerspoint.com/45|previous post]]), I wanted to take on a bigger challenge. There are several famous treks near Huaraz which range from 3 to 10 Posted by manolo84 in Around The World in 370 days | Nov 12, 2013
- Pokhara to KhatmanduHaving arrived in Pokhara safe and sound we now had two days to explore the place. It's a favourite destination for tourists, Trekkers ,para gliders and in our case motorcyclists. Imagine a mixture of sixties hippy, "adventure " blue Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 8, 2013
- Trip to the Blue MountainsGlenda and I drove to the Blue Mountains area for a couple of days visiting the sights around Katoomba, Leura, and the Jenolan Caves. Well...actually Glenda did the driving and I viewed the sights on the way to our destination Posted by djrussell in Beautiful Australia! | Nov 8, 2013
- Huaraz and the Cordillera BlancaWhile the Himalaya gets all the attention when it comes to high-altitude trekking, Peru's Cordillera Blanca offers the solitude of big mountains with far less people than in Asia. It's also a less-crowded alternative to the hordes headed to Machu Posted by manolo84 in Around The World in 370 days | Nov 3, 2013
- Chitwan to PokharaFrom Chitwan we travelled to Lambini, the birthplace of Buddha. It is now a World Heritage Site and is visited by Buddhists from all over the world. Before entry shoes must be removed, It's a place I really wanted Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 3, 2013
- On the RoadTravelling by any means in Nepal is an adventure. Our few days watching traffic in Kathmandu, travelling by kamikaze taxi, and dodging,cycles,rickshaws,motorcycles,cars, trucks and buses while on foot,had given us some serious misgivings about choosing to Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Nov 2, 2013
- KathmanduKathmandu is one of those cities that quite literally, takes your breath away. Every aspect of life,as well as death,is contained within this relatively small city. With 1.7 million people living here, it is by far the biggest concentration of Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Oct 27, 2013
- SeattleA FABULOUS/FASCINATING/FUN FACT ABOUT THIS PLACE:
Seattle is the birthplace of rock legend Jimi Hendrix and the alternative rock music style known as "grunge", which was made famous by local groups Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and Alice in Ch Posted by karencook in Karen's World Adventures | Jul 15, 2013
- Flight to KathmanduIn the sixties and seventies Kathmandu was a popular destination for the Hippies in search of free love and drugs (and not necessarily in that order). The overland trail led through Europe, Turkey, to India before ending at the drugs Posted by Mick G in Nepal | Oct 25, 2013
- Whitefish, MT
[center]The 31 hour train journey to Whitefish was a breeze, honestly! On a train its so easy to break the time up - watch this, read that, go for dinner, have a beer, play cards, have a Posted by chiaramichael in 111 Days | Oct 6, 2013
- A confused Viper!
Its been a while that I spoke to my Wolverine.
We both are Aquarians. But my Wolverine man is much more mature and level headed than me.
He knows where to draw the line.
Unlike the Viper... who does not know Posted by incommunicado in HOP...SKIP...& BUMP! | Oct 2, 2013
- The photo I forgot to put on the last post Posted by Josh Nunn in Canadia 101 | Oct 1, 2013
- Le Parc Jacques Cartier encoreOn friday or saturday I filled a spare seat on road trip to the Park Jacques Cartier thanks to Alex, and we set off at about midday. The journey took about 40 minutes and it was a beautiful day, this Posted by Josh Nunn in Canadia 101 | Oct 1, 2013
- Chamonix et l'Aiguille du MidiYesterday we had the chance to visit the mountains of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. On the way we stopped off in Annecy which is a beautiful little town and I really appreciated being able to see it in the sunlight as when Posted by emilylampard in The Alps and Onwards | Sep 29, 2013
- Peru – East and West of the AndesHaving never been to South America before it took a while before deciding that Peru would be our destination. Ultimately, it became a straight choice between the land of the Incas and Argentina but a closer look revealed that the Posted by david.byne in New Territory | Sep 29, 2013
- Cradle Mountain and Gowrie Park*Cradle Mountain Accommodation
Considering the volume of wet gear we had from splashing our way to and from Montezuma falls, we decided we'd pay a bit extra that night and camp in one of the cabins available at [[http://www.cradlevillage.com.au/|C Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | Sep 28, 2013
- Oh the places I have beenOk so I have a confession to make.. I am kind of a blog whore... I have numerous blogs around cyberspace and I can't seem to stop writing them.. Hence the reason I am writing another one here!
So I have Posted by Seznz in Sarah's Travels | Sep 24, 2013
- Parc Jacques CartierSince the trip to Levis there has been an even bigger one to Le Parc Jacques Cartier, a local nature reserve.n Local in the canadian sense, as we took a yellow bus for about an hour to get there. On Posted by Josh Nunn in Canadia 101 | Sep 22, 2013
- Death defying taxi to the middle of nowhereThis morning I was up at 4.30. The jet lag has not worn off yet so my body clock is crazy. It was hot and I was feeling itchy and irritated so I snuck out of bed at 6 for Posted by Kirstyonwroot in Kirsty and Brad in Rio | Sep 19, 2013
- Mt Field National Park to Queenstown===Mt Field NP - Lake St Clair===
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/596544/P7166721.jpg thumb=http://photos.travellerspoint. Posted by Goannaray in Exploring with Goannaray | Sep 1, 2013
- The Pride of Xi'anHarry met us in mid-morning for our drive over to the Wild Goose Pagoda. With a name like that, I wasn't quite sure what to expect. The pagoda, and surrounding buildings, is now a popular place for Chinese Posted by Kwpres in A US History Teacher in Asia | Aug 21, 2013
- Viper-o-logyI was back home after a lot of delays, cancelled tickets and curfews. Hiring a cab to be home was the last thing on my mind but I did not have too much to choose either. So that was it. Posted by incommunicado in HOP...SKIP...& BUMP! | Aug 20, 2013