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Trekking in the hills of Inle

MYANMAR | Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | Views [579]

Next day we headed out for a 2 day trek round the surrounding mountains. We were originally planning to do the famous Inle to Kalaw trek but where convinced by the many locals that the surrounding nature is just as beautiful and if you do not have a ... Read more >

Tags: burma, inle lake, kalaw, myanmar, road less travelled, trekking


Magic of Inle Lake

MYANMAR | Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | Views [555]

The overnight VIP bus dropped us from Yangon to Inle Lake, or more accurately, Nyaungshwe. This is the city to which you need to buy your bus ticket and where you are most likely going to stay as it has most accommodation food options.   I ... Read more >

Tags: burma, inle lake, myanmar, red mountain winery, trekking


The world’s deepest canyon and the road to Machu Picchu (Arequipa, Colca Canyon, Cuzco, Salkantay)

PERU | Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | Views [1351]

 I didn’t do justice to Arequipa. I only stayed there for one night but I really like the city. It was themost charming place I’ve seen since Cuenca. For me however it was a launching pod to Colca Canyon. In Arequipa I reunited with ... Read more >

Tags: arequipa, canyon colca, inka ruins, machu picchu, salkantay, trekking


Trying my luck with another volcano and the saga of getting to Peru (Banos, Rio Bamba, Cuenca)

ECUADOR | Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | Views [746]

Banos was meant to be a break from walking. But then I forgot that as the main attraction it had a lot of adventure sports. Mindful of it supposed to being a relaxing destination I opted for the 70km bike ride to Puyo through the waterfall valley. I ... Read more >

Tags: banos, cuenca, ecuador, la balsa, san ignacio, trekking, vilcabamba, zumba


Ecuador – the land of volcanos and the indigenous people (Otavalo, Quito, Latacunga)

ECUADOR | Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | Views [1152]

Crossing the border to Ecuador turned out to be quite simple, if a bit long and painful, process. After a really bumpy journey to Ipiales, we swapped for a mini van to the border, quickly got our stamps, then another van to Tula, where ... Read more >

Tags: cotopaxi, ecuador, latacunga, otavalo, quilotoa, quito, trekking


Santa Marta, Parque Tayrona and the Ciudad Perdida trek

COLOMBIA | Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | Views [3212]

After slightly painful (Colombian roads are proving to be a bit challenging) overnight bus journey I arrived to Santa Marta. I was really lucky to be staying with a family of a friend there and in truly Colombian fashion they took care ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, ciudad perdida, losy city, on the road, parque tayrona, santa marta, trekking


The land of lakes and chocolate (Bariloche)

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | Views [757]

After the excitement of seeing the penguins I boarded another overnight bus to Bariloche . Crossing through Patagonia is a rather long process and the landscape does not help. For hours on end all you see is flat land. The only surprise was waking up ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, bariloche, chocolate, lake district, on the road, trekking



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