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  • Strahan, Franklin Wild River, and back to HobartContinuing on our round the island journey, we stopped at Strahan on the west coast of Tasmania. Now a tourist town, it was the site of one of the strictest and remote penal colonies in all of Australia. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Feb 18, 2019
  • Cradle Mountain National ParkFrom Walls of Jerusalem we went on to its sister park, Cradle Mountain, which adjoins it. Cradle Mountain is home to the famous Overland Track. Similar in fame to the Milford Track, it is longer and harder. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jan 23, 2019
  • Walls of Jerusalem National ParkFrom the Bay of Fires we made the rather long drive to the edge of Walls of Jerusalem. Continuing on to Lake Rowallan, we drove down a remote dirt track following a river until the road ended Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jan 22, 2019
  • On the Road to Queenstown and the Milford TrekAfter leaving the Cedar Flats hut tramp, our plan was to spend a couple of days in Franz Joseph town. This on the west side of Mt. Cook and also has impressive mountains, glaciers, hiking, etc. Once Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 25, 2018
  • Hokitika and SurroundsAfter a couple of days in Craigieburn we went back over Arthur's pass to a small town on the west coast, Hokitika. After searching around for a proper camping spot we found this unique place on a bluff over Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 22, 2018
  • Craigieburn Forest Park/ Lake PearsonAfter Mt Cook, our plan was to spend a few days at Arthur's Pass but the closer we got to top the more the weather deteriorated. The east side of the island is generally drier than the west Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 21, 2018
  • Kerosene CreekOur next stop was Rotorua, famous for its hot springs and geothermal activity. However on arrival, we found the whole area to be touristy and crowded, with many of the springs using their Maori history to attract the hordes. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 8, 2018
  • Trinidad, CubaHostal Margaritas, Trinidad Picture postcard cute, Trinidad is an almost fully intact colonial city of about 30,000. It feels a bit like San Cristobal de Las Casas in Mexico, with hills and cobblestone streets. Of course, that was close Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Aug 14, 2015
  • Hot Springs Excursion with the BoysSeveral of the older boys asked me if I wanted to visit some hot springs, a couple of kilometers up the road in another small Hindu village, Atholi. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 25, 2014
  • Rockfall and ConversationsOne day at around 5 PM, there was a giant rockfall at one end of town, a few hundred yards from the house. It sounded a bit like thunder, but went on for several minutes, creating a large cloud Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 6, 2014
  • Description of Town and Life in GulabgarhThe town is surrounded by towering snow covered mountains, pine forests, steep rock walls, etc. View of bridge leading to Gulabgarh Unfortunately, like so man Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 3, 2014
  • Arrival in Gulabgarh, PaddarNext day we left for Kisthwar at 6 AM in a share taxi, for the 10-12 hour ride. I had forgotten just how crazy the roads can be in the mountains, and it was in terrible shape in many Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 30, 2014
  • Anuradhapura/NegomboAnuradhapura proved to be the most interesting of the ancient cities, as well as the oldest, dating to approximately 400 BC. The city was abandoned after an invasion some 1300 years later, and the jungle took over until the British Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 10, 2014
  • Polonnarwu and Passikudah BeachAfter Sigiriya we continued to Polonnarwu, stopping first at Ritigala. This is one of the more remote and less touristed sites on the cultural tour. And, because it is Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 7, 2014
  • Dambulla The next morning we went to the Dambulla Caves with Lalinda, an hour or two drive from Kandy. By the time we got there it was already quite hot, which continued for our entire visit to the cultural triangle. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 1, 2014
  • Sri Lanka: Negombo/KandyMadurai is just a short plane away from Colombo, and so we decided to make the jaunt over to this nearby island nation, now peaceful after many years of civil war. At the last minute we had to Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Sep 9, 2014
  • Danang, Vietnam My kye Beach We arrived in Danang by train, which would have been a beautiful ride along the mountainous coastline, were it not for the rain. It was also raining here as well, and fairly dismal in this seaside resort Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Nov 1, 2013
  • London with a brief foray to DublinWe flew from Antalya to London, dirt cheap as previously mentioned, and were picked up in the middle of the night by our good friends, Michael and EJ. I took few pictures because the weather for most of the week was Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Feb 22, 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
  • And The Solar de UyuniWhen we left on this trip, neither of us had heard about the Solar, the largest and highest salt flats in the world. En route, several travelers had told us not to miss it, and they were right. Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Dec 6, 2009
  • Ourika Valley and Setti FatmaAfter a rest day, we were ready to tackle a day trip to the mountains. We made our way to Bob er Bab on the outskirts of Marrakesh. Bob means door in Arabic, and apparently at some point Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Oct 10, 2012
  • RishikeshWe first flew back to Delhi, and then took a long, slow, and bumpy bus ride to get here. It is dirty and crowded closer the city, but up in High Bank, we were high above the Ganges in Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Sep 24, 2012
  • DaliThe next day, the rain continued lightly, but we were able to walk to the bus station and got out of town without a problem At first when we arrived in Dali, we felt disappointed at seeing another large and Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jun 23, 2012
  • Angkor WatSiem Reap, home to Angkor Wat, is a boom town with new hotels springing up overnight, though one wonders if they will ever fill up all the rooms despite the two million farangs who come here each year. We Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jan 22, 2012
  • Don Dhet and the Four Thousand IslandsIt took Elona, my Israeli traveling companion and I, about three hours on the bus/boat ride to get to Don Khong, the biggest of the Four Thousand Islands. We stayed there one night, but when Posted by jonshapiro in Vagabonding at 60 | Jan 5, 2012
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