Posts Tagged ‘hiking’

Remarkable things to do in Krabi

Unlike its louder sister, Phuket, the province of Krabi has a quiet charm. Perched on the southwest coast of Thailand, it is a haven for tourists looking to escape the hubbub and soak in tranquility. Take a rejuvenating trip to the area blessed with some of nature’s most stunning formations…

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The Desert Gems

Where life finds a way to thrive – The desert erupts in a mishmash of beautiful greens, flanking a small glittering surface.  Oases are small pockets of fertile and green lands that can be found on deserts when there are freshwater sources lying underground. These underground rivers irrigate the ground’s…

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The Azores: Europe’s Hidden Eden

Located off the coast of Portugal lies an archipelago composed of 9 volcanic islands – The Azores. Europe’s Eden is one of its most hidden destinations that goes unheard of. Only those who have dug up enough about the nooks and crannies of the continent are aware of the beauty…

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Peru: The Land of History

Woven into Peru’s rich history are intricately coloured patterns, diversity and beautiful stories of ancient rituals celebrated until this day.  Photo credits: Rod Waddington Lost in Time  Peru is home to history, visible after centuries passed. While time might have whittled down some of its intricate structures, most parts of…

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Serra dos Órgãos National Park

Serra dos Órgãos National Park – where mountains touch the skies   The great outdoors provide a myriad of opportunities for travelers to get to know countries intimately, at a low cost. When people think of Rio de Janeiro, there are many things that come to mind- Rio Carnival, Christ…

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Jamaica: Home to Rugged Coastlines

The famed homeland of Bob Marley, gained a name for itself because of its incredible landscape. Sway to the sound of the ocean waters lapping against the shore and explore the beautiful sights it has to offer.      Unlike the neat coasts of the South of France, Jamaica is…

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Exploring Pokhara, Nepal

“Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.”  ― Jeffrey Rasley   Nepal is a slice of paradise on Earth. With The Himalayas sprawled throughout, the country dips into valleys and rises up to peaks that pierce the clouds. Rocky roads flanked with nature’s unsoiled beauty leaves tourists mesmerised even…

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Small Wonder – Andorra

Hidden high in the Pyrenees Mountains, tucked between its massive neighbours France and Spain, the tiny nation of Andorra had remained quietly out of view of almost everyone for nearly 1,200 years before the arrival of ski-tourism. Capitalising on the country’s soaring summits, since the 1950s Andorra’s been evolving into…

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The Lost Tribe- Veddas of Sri Lanka

PHOTOS BY: Pro Ironman athlete and photographer Jose Jeuland The Veddas are an ancient people of Sri Lanka, widely believed to have descended from the island’s ancient, indigenous aboriginal population– archaeological finds indicate the presence of their Neolithic ancestors on the island as far back as 10,000 BC. Many also…

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Hiking the Roof of Africa

Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains and Bale National Park. The mention of Ethiopia as a hiking destination – across the roof of Africa, no less – may bring surprise and intrigue in equal measure to most. After all, there is a surprising lack of available information on the 17-day trek from the…

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