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Varanasi - The Holy City.

INDIA | Wednesday, 27 Dec 2006 | Views [1040]

We spent three days in Varanasi... Our experience was an interesting one... Our hotel was unfortunately outside of the main part of the city which made the experience slightly less enjoyable... We arrived on train to Varanasi from Agra at 5am in the ... Read more >

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INDIA | Sunday, 3 Dec 2006 | Views [1314]

After spedning a couple of fairly stressful days trying to work New Delhi out, we decided to go to plan B which basically involved getting the hell out of there ASAP in any way possible...   We talked to a dodgy travel agent (Who was perhaps a little ... Read more >

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Uyuni salt flats, Rainbow Coloured Lakes, a Little Wee Bit of Drama

BOLIVIA | Saturday, 14 Oct 2006 | Views [2996] | Comments [3]

Just got back from a 3 day tour to the Uyuni salt flats and beyond yesterday... Was a pretty amazing place, almost at times like being on Mars or in a Salvador Dali painting... I arrived in Uyuni after a fairly unimpressive 10 hour night bus trip (the ... Read more >

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Anacondas, Aligators and Other Such Fun

BOLIVIA | Saturday, 23 Sep 2006 | Views [4209]

Last week, after having my flights cancelled two days in a row (Grrrrrr!) I finally made it to Rurrenabaque in northern Bolivia which is the stepping point into the spectacular Madidi National Park and the Pampas (which are savannah swamp land  with ... Read more >

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The Border Crossing - The Sequel

BOLIVIA | Wednesday, 6 Sep 2006 | Views [1317]

I did my second border crossing into Bolivia from Puno on Friday 1/9 which, although went better than the first one, still left me feeling very very grumpy, angry bear! Firstly, I was hung over and suffering from a serious lack of sleep. In the altitude ... Read more >

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Beautiful Kaos

PERU | Monday, 14 Aug 2006 | Views [1760]

Well, I have been in a city North of Lima for the last 3 days called Huarraz, the gateway to the Cordillera blanca, in the department of Ancash (meaning "blue" in Quechua, named so, to me, for quite obvious reasons involving the quality of ... Read more >

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PERU | Monday, 14 Aug 2006 | Views [780]

I spent 3 days in the Northern Peruvian city of Cajamarca which was time well spent and enjoyed. The whole northern part of Peru is largely neglected by tourists, who usually seem to follow the gringo trail down south - Big mistake! Cajamarca is a ... Read more >

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The Lost (But Now Found!) City

COLOMBIA | Wednesday, 21 Jun 2006 | Views [3923] | Comments [3]

My last 6 days have been spent hiking to the "Ciudad Perdida" (The lost city) which is, true to its name, a city built around 1000 years ago, forgotten, lost and swallowed up by the jungle for a very long time, only to be rediscovered ... Read more >

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The Interesting South American "Style".

COLOMBIA | Wednesday, 14 Jun 2006 | Views [1425] | Comments [6]

I am now in the sweltering heats of Cartagena, Colombia... The city is an absolute gem - Unbelievabley beautiful and much cleaner than anything I ever experienced in Ecuador. The city has a timeless air to it... When here, you feel as though you could ... Read more >

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The Blind Adventure

ECUADOR | Saturday, 10 Jun 2006 | Views [813] | Comments [2]

The blind trip to Mindo... I embarked on a trip to Mindo on Thursday of pure faith, based on a recommendation from someone that I had met in Ibarra. I did not know where it was, how far it was, what it looked like or any other information except that ... Read more >

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