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  • Otavalo and a little bit moreSurprisingly enough I slept quite alright and although I woke up a few times around 3 and 5 AM, when our alarm clock finally went off at 6.30  AM, I was quite awake and ready to start the day! After we've got Posted by Ils1976 in Ecuador & Galapagos ... me gusta mucho! | Jul 22, 2021
  • Little India Street Art Singapore Some of the Amazing street Art I saw on my recent trip to Singapore. There are three districts that this is most popular, Chinatown, Little India, And Kampong Glam. This one focuses on Little India I hope you enjoy it? Little India Posted by TheJohnsons in Singapore | Mar 1, 2020
  • COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURGHi; Williamsburg, VA has deep roots in the colonial history of America. It was the capitol of Virginia Colony of the British Empire from 1699-1780 and represented King Charles III as the 'Crown Jewel' of his colonies in America. Posted by dixter in Dick's Travels | Sep 28, 2019
  • Fort Vredeburg JogjakartaVredeburg Fort was built by Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono I in 1760, based on the request from Dutch government, Nicolas Harting. The construction was first functioned as a fort in rectangle form. Each corner of the building had a guard Posted by TheJohnsons in Indonesia | Sep 4, 2019
  • to the beach it isAs we woke up after yet another early wake up call, it was a bit strange to see lots of fog and clouds instead of the sun of the last week. It was just a constant reminder that we were Posted by Ils1976 in Sri Lanka & Maldives | Jul 28, 2019
  • India - Alleppey/Kochi[float=left][/float] We travelled to Alleppey by a very hot and definitely not air conditioned train. Ala Posted by philosipha in A Million Smiles Away | Apr 13, 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur It had been a loooooong and tiring term at work and the countdown to the holidays was starting to feel endless, so it was with great joy that the last day of term finally arrived. Mercifully, I had a couple Posted by irenevt in Skyscrapers, Tea Plantations and Temples | Jan 1, 2019
  • Churches in Old Town Goa- IndiaOn my four month trip round India in 2015 my starting point was Panaji in the district of Goa . From here I looped round the whole of the southern part of India back up to Chennai. So here in Posted by TheJohnsons in India Beautiful India | Oct 31, 2018
  • A Touch of Colour in Trinidad. Our Taxi Vinales transfer dropped us off at our new accommodation - the Hostal Dr. Suarez y Sra. Addys, not far from the town centre. Our hosts were extremely welcoming and friendly. They helped us to our room with our Posted by irenevt in Summer | Sep 13, 2018
  • Malaysia: MelakaWe had one night's stay in a hotel near to KL airport after arriving back from Borneo. The hotel is called YOUniq (clever I know) and we were in the female dorm. Unusually (and brilliantly) the dorm was empty so Posted by advensha in Advensha | May 25, 2016
  • Malaysia: PenangOn our last morning we discovered that the sky-walk that had been closed while we were in Langkawi for maintenance had actually been open for a few days as they'd finished their work a little early but just decided not Posted by advensha in Advensha | May 7, 2016
  • Taxco, the "Silver Town" (2) The heart of Taxco is Plaza Borda. Here, the town socializes. You can visit the church, eat in its restaurants, buy baskets and silverware, cool down with an ice-cream, s Posted by margaretm in Wherever life takes us | May 14, 2014
  • Taxco, the "Silver Town" (1) Last Easter I took a trip to Taxco (pronounced "Tasco") in Guerrero with a friend. This picturesque [i Posted by margaretm in Wherever life takes us | May 8, 2014
  • 88-90 Gunler: Cusco: Ortaya Inka ve koloniyel karisik Ayaklarimizin biraz yere basmasi icin" ruhani olarak Tibete bagli" ( bir tanitim yazisinda "spiritually connected to Tibet" yaziyordu) Kutsal Vadi'den ayrilip, bu sefer de "kutsal kent" olarak anilan Cusco'ya geciyoruz. [img=https://photos.travellerspoi Posted by ayca ozer in SiestaFiesta | Feb 28, 2014
  • Paraty, BrazilOur 120 mile bus journey from São Paulo did not take six hours, but seven. To be fair, it was mountain roads and foggy but it still dragged. After our last accommodation, this next one felt like a five star hotel Posted by Roaming Rolts in Two Rolts, Two Continents, Two Rucksacks | Oct 4, 2013
  • Out with a bang in Salvador ==Bang! Boom! Bang! Boom!== I love the sound of percussion on mass. I love how the sound vibrates through your body, like a good spring clean for the soul. Lucky for me we had arrived at one of the world’s drum Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Sep 6, 2013
  • Perfectly ParatyAfter more than 24 miserable hours in transit we found ourselves in the little town of Paraty on Brazil’s Costa Verde (green coast). We were well rewarded for our marathon journey from Iguazu falls. This place was paradise and had Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Aug 20, 2013
  • My Uruguayan affairYou can find the historic town of Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay’s southwest. It’s just an hour by ferry from Buenos Aires, making it an ideal day trip. So, keen to escape the hubbub of Buenos Aires and score another Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Aug 14, 2013
  • Cuzco’s whirling rainbows Cuzco is the kind of place that needs no introduction. For me it was like an Andean Disneyland full of magic and history. I was worried the hoards of international tourists may have spoiled things, but Cuzco really is that Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | May 11, 2013
  • Livin' La Vida LimaA few months ago Mum and Dad decided they’d had enough of reading about our adventures and decided they’d come join us in Peru to share in the fun. So, in the wee hours of April 4th the two of Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | May 6, 2013
  • Tomb raiding and more in Northern PeruWe made it to the Peruvian border in just the nick of time. We had just 90 minutes left on our three month Ecuadorian tourist visa. While a little sad to be leaving beautiful Ecuador, I was ecstatic to have Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Apr 24, 2013
  • Kicking back in QuitoAs much as we love life on the road, it’s nice to stay in one place for a while. Since we left Guatemala in August, we’ve moved at a cracker of a pace. So, it was decided we’d put the Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Mar 26, 2013
  • Shakin’ it like Shakira in Cartagena“But isn’t it dangerous?” we asked every backpacker trying to convince us to go to Colombia. “You’ll be fine, you’ve just got to go, the place goes off!” So that is how we found ourselves on a 1 hour flight Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Dec 22, 2012
  • Something about Xela After five weeks at one of the most peaceful places we’ve ever visited, Brayden and I landed in Guatemala’s second biggest city, Quetzaltenango. Agh! What a contrast! Traffic, noise, crowds and a chilly climate – our sense of zen quickly Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Sep 10, 2012
  • Learning la lengua in AntiguaHola! We’ve been living in Antigua almost one month now and so far we’ve learnt how to speak Spanish like 2 year olds, perfected the game of charades with the local pharmacist, danced as rhythmless gringos in a nightclub… got married Posted by elyshahickey in Wanderlysh | Jul 19, 2012
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