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Egypt: The White Desert, let it snow!

EGYPT | Wednesday, 1 Jan 2014 | Views [794]

Just a couple of weeks before the Arab Spring, I had decided to flee the howling blizzards sweeping Europe white, and embarked on a short expedition intending to cross on foot a small part of the Egyptian Sahara called the White Desert. Upon arrival ... Read more >

Tags: cairo, camping, desert, desert, egypt, hiking, overlanding, sahara, snow, trekking


Photos: Egypt: The White Desert: Let it Snow!

EGYPT | Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | Photo Gallery

Expedition across a snow-covered Sahara
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Tags: africa, cairo, camping, desert, egypt, expedition, hiking, pyramids, trekking, white


Iceland: Rough, Rugged and Ravishing

ICELAND | Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | Views [708]

I have rarely fallen in love with anything. At best, I get a fleeting moment of obsession. It sometimes may last a couple of weeks, months… Sometimes a couple of years…  Until another spark of madness sweeps this flickering interest ... Read more >


Photos: Iceland: Rough, Rugged and Ravishing

ICELAND | Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Tags: camping, drakkar, expedition, hiking, ice, iceland, north, reykjavik, trekking, vikings


Photos: Tajikistan: Of Copper, Orangeade and Sugar

TAJIKISTAN | Sunday, 29 Dec 2013 | Photo Gallery

Adventure travels in Northern Tajikistan and Western Pamirs
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Tajikistan: Of Copper, Orangeade and Sugar

TAJIKISTAN | Sunday, 29 Dec 2013 | Views [725]

After a swift border crossing from neighbouring Uzbekistan (a total of 3h, a third of which consisted of a delirious staged performance of packing/unpacking  our mountains of food and cooking utensils in front of wholeheartedly beaming custom ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, asia, expedition, hiking, markets, mountains, off-road, pamir, tajikistan, trekking