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Turkish Delight, on a Moonlit Night

TURKEY | Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | Views [1235]

A steamy Turkish bath would be the highlight of this blustery Istanbul day! After a delicious breakfast Ali and I set out, and I had to find a place to stay for the next couple of nights because he told me his flatmates didn't like me staying there; ... Read more >

Tags: baths, culture


Martian Red Soil

CUBA | Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | Views [2712]

After spending five days in La Habana, I decided to make a run for Viñales. Let me tell you first how I got there, because getting there turned out to be half the fun. After taking a taxi to the Autopista (Cuba's central highway) I wanted to hitchhike.... Read more >

Tags: caving, culture, hiking, karst landscapes, old cars


Busy in "Gissy"

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 9 Aug 2009 | Views [1058]

After four months in the most touristed area of NZ, I find myself in Gisborne, or "Gissy" as it's often called. The eastern half of the North Island probably has the smallest concentration of tourists in the entire country. There's a very ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Niuean culture

NIUE | Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | Views [2208]

Fakaalofa atu (Hello in Niuean ). My 10 th day on Niue has passed. When I began my travels four years ago in Australia I was only there for two weeks; it was much too short. Nowadays I’m spending two weeks on Niue . This morning I woke ... Read more >

Tags: culture, food, hitchhiking, hospitality


A taste of Buddhism in Aotearoa

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 16 Sep 2008 | Views [500]

Welcome to the Dorje Chang Institute! A Tibetan Buddhist centre where big love and wisdom is practiced and absolutely no living thing is killed. It's a 2.5 hectare "Garden of Eden" with the high-rises of Auckland off in the distance. There ... Read more >

Tags: buddhism, culture, people


Belgian Chocolate

BELGIUM | Wednesday, 19 Mar 2008 | Views [1205]

Today was one of my better days in Europe. I awoke at about 9:00 after finally getting a good night's rest. I washed up and Paul and I made pancakes with walnuts. We're making pancakes in a country that's known for its waffles. Bogdan wasn't feeling ... Read more >

Tags: culture, food, people


Cultural Granada

NICARAGUA | Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | Views [2660]

            Today was my 4 th day in Central America and second in Nicaragua. I woke up refreshed at 6:30 AM because I fell asleep early last night. I washed up and then got breakfast at the hostel kitchen. I ate pancakes, a banana, cantaloupe, ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


A beautiful day in Reykjavik

ICELAND | Saturday, 23 Jun 2007 | Views [2847]

Today was my 11th and final full day in the Land of Ice and Fire. So, I’ll tell you all about it. I woke up at 9:00 and washed up and just hung out for a bit. It was really beautiful today, without a cloud in the sky. I left my tent at the ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Greenland

GREENLAND | Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | Views [3430]

I would like to tell you about the second day of my Icelandic journey. Again I got hardly any sleep last night because of the long daylight hours. I woke up at like 2:30 and couldn’t fall back asleep. I went downstairs and relaxed for a bit, and then ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Stargazing, campfires, and the Dreamtime

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Views [2833]

Today was my 11th day in hot “red” Australia, as I’m in the middle of the Outback. I woke up at 5:30 AM after being so tired last night. The birds were singing and making their morning calls. There are a lot of beautiful birds ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Koalas and Kangaroos

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 15 Jan 2007 | Views [2065]

            I’ll recap with you my 7 th full day in my return to Aussie Land. After falling sleep early last night, I got up at 8:30. Kyle and Jessica had already left for work. I made the bed and put my pack in the closet, making sure to leave ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Geysers, hot springs, and Maori culture

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 12 Jan 2006 | Views [2663] | Comments [1]

            Kia Ora! I had another adventurous and exciting day in Aotearoa New Zealand. Today was my biggest cultural day in this beautiful land. I woke up at 6:30 and we finished packing. I almost forgot my New Zealand shirt that I had bought ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Kiwis, Sailing, and Sky towers

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 7 Jan 2006 | Views [979]

Today was the first day of my New Zealand adventure. I got off the plane, went through customs and got my passport stamped. I have three stamps now. While waiting in line at customs I saw a number of people from Niue , which is a dependency ... Read more >

Tags: culture



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