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Latest from Omo Valley, Ethiopia

Omo Valley, Ethiopia

The Aberdeen Family

November 25, 2014

We had a beautiful drive to the Omo Valley to visit some of the tribal people, notably the Mursi tribe. While the visit was interesting, it was marred a bit as a result of the requirement to pay for photos and the selling of lip plates and bracelets. This meant that we were inundated with begging ...

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Latest from Knife fight at Ait benhaddou

Knife fight at Ait benhaddou

David Leonard

November 23, 2014

Well it’s certainly been an eventful few days having left Todra and continued to climb through the Atlas Mountains heading slowly towards Marrakech. By mid afternoon on Friday we’d arrived at a place called Ait benhaddou which has been the location for a long list of movies over the past...

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Latest from here we are, on the old 60's-70's hippy trail — Marrakech, Morocco

here we are, on the old 60's-70's hippy trail — Marrakech, Morocco

Derrick

November 23, 2014

here we are, on the old 60's-70's hippy trail - Marrakech, Morocco Marrakech, Morocco22 November Marrakesh Today was a free day, kind of, we had a late breakfast and hired a couple of mini buses to get us into Marrakesh, a few people wanted to have a look aro...

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Latest from Trusted Housesitters: A Day In The Life

Trusted Housesitters: A Day In The Life

Matt and Alana

November 25, 2014

6AM-ish We wake when the pups (Sapi and Betty) think it is time for us to get up, usually around 6am. The sun is up and Bali’s various creatures are chirping and singing away. Sapi and Betty appear to want out of their cage (which is actually a nice BIG air conditioned room we are all sleeping...

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Latest from Truck Riders On The Storm

Truck Riders On The Storm

Rob Freeman

November 23, 2014

WE may be an international group drawn from around the globe, but our travelling band shares one very British obsession – the weather. Writing this with the sun beating down and the strains of Bob Marley drifting across our Marrakesh … Continue reading →...

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Latest from Cambodia & Vietnam

Cambodia & Vietnam

Matt Cummings

November 22, 2014

On the well trodden backpacker routeNick and I continued our journey together and left Vientiane on a sleeper bus, a first for me and a very good bonding experience for the 2 of us. I was told to make sure you book with someone you know as the beds leave little room to the imagination and it wa...

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Latest from Easter Island

Easter Island

Stuart Chaffe & Chloe Rutkowski

July 6, 2014

After completing the big South American loop, there were two places we couldn’t miss off, the Galapagos, check and Easter Island, ok let’s check that too. Easter Island has several names so to us in English, Easter Island, Rapa Nui in Rapa Nui and in Spanish Isla de Pascua not too confu...

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Latest from Rwanda: Mountain Gorillas and memorials

Rwanda: Mountain Gorillas and memorials

Jessica Monk

October 20, 2014

It was not lost on me that anyone I met in Rwanda from about the age of 20 onwards had experienced and survived one of the most unspeakably dark events of the 20th century. Was the man driving my taxi a Hutu or a Tutsi? What was his story? Did he lose loved ones? Did he still think about it each day...

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Latest from Asaro mudmen do their best to scare the begeezus out of us

Asaro mudmen do their best to scare the begeezus out of us

Leggy Peggy

November 25, 2014

A mudman emerges through the smoke Once our hosts made it completely clear that we were most welcome in their Asaro tourist village, they brought out their mudmen to scare the begeezus out of us. Of course, having seen the mudmen at Papua New Guinea’s Goroka Show and knowing a bit about their...

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Latest from A Visitor

A Visitor

Emily Holland

November 23, 2014

This past week I’ve had a very important guest staying with me – my friend from school, Nehal. I never actually liked her before but she just randomly booked a flight and decided to gatecrash so it seemed only fair that I show her a good time around the island. (Joking, I love you really...

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Latest from here we are, on the old 60's-70's hippy trail — Marrakech, Morocco

here we are, on the old 60's-70's hippy trail — Marrakech, Morocco

Derrick Brown

November 23, 2014

here we are, on the old 60's-70's hippy trail - Marrakech, Morocco Marrakech, Morocco22 November Marrakesh Today was a free day, kind of, we had a late breakfast and hired a couple of mini buses to get us into Marrakesh, a few people wanted to have a look aro...

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Latest from Galapagos - Isabela

Galapagos - Isabela

Helen McAvoy

October 6, 2013

The beers for the journey seemed like a good idea...what a mistake. Bumpy doesn't even come close, it was like a 1 hour roller-coaster ride, which in the beginning was hilarious, but with beer in your belly the comedy doesn't be long waring off! We headed towards Caleta Iguana, the coolest little ho...

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Latest from Galapagos - Isabela

Galapagos - Isabela

Barrie Roulston

October 6, 2013

The beers for the journey seemed like a good idea...what a mistake. Bumpy doesn't even come close, it was like a 1 hour roller-coaster ride, which in the beginning was hilarious, but with beer in your belly the comedy doesn't be long waring off! We headed towards Caleta Iguana, the coolest little ho...

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Latest from Final Comments — Fareham, United Kingdom

Final Comments — Fareham, United Kingdom

Sarah Jones

February 13, 2014

Final Comments - Fareham, United Kingdom Fareham, United KingdomSo that's it, my trip is done and dusted and what an experience it was. Since i've been home i've been asked how it compares to my East Coast African trip and all I can say is that they are two completely d...

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Latest from Asaro mudmen do their best to scare the begeezus out of us

Asaro mudmen do their best to scare the begeezus out of us

Peggy & John

November 25, 2014

A mudman emerges through the smoke Once our hosts made it completely clear that we were most welcome in their Asaro tourist village, they brought out their mudmen to scare the begeezus out of us. Of course, having seen the mudmen at Papua New Guinea’s Goroka Show and knowing a bit about their...

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Latest from Sharing is Caring: How the sharing economy can improve your travel experience

Sharing is Caring: How the sharing economy can improve your travel experience

Hannah Wayte

April 9, 2014

This article was first published on Times of Malta on 31st March 2013. Spread out across the table before me is an enviable feast in a display of colour any artist would be proud of. The aromas of freshly baked bread, heavily spiced couscous and a steaming hot tagine as its lid is taken off fight ...

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Latest from Snake Park

Snake Park

Sammy Mc

November 25, 2013

5/05/2012Today is the first day of the new leg of the trip, and four new people have joined us: Calum (Brit), Clare (Kiwi), Charity (Saffa) and Daniel (American). Calum seems to be off to a good start already - they had their pre-departure talk at 8am this morning, and I got Calum out of bed at 7.57...

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Latest from Azerbaijan, Land of Fire

Azerbaijan, Land of Fire

Lisa V

September 23, 2014

Gurban, our Azeri guide met us in Baku, cheerfully letting us know he was at our disposal 24/7! We quickly discovered he loves his tea and also drinks it with a sugar cube behind his teeth. We had a busy program but he constantly reassured us there was “No rush, no hurry”.In Baku, the flame towe...

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Latest from Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bunny & Martin

November 30, -0001

Ahhh Thailand theres this smell as you step off the plane in Thailand its not a good smell or a bad smell its just Thailand I love it Its heat spices pollution a foreign country holidays all combined in one. Weve been to...

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Latest from The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

Karen Ironmonger

May 18, 2014

The Home Straight - Katherine, Australia Katherine, AustraliaAfter travelling thousands of kilometres from Brisbane, through South West Queensland, outback New South Wales, South Australia and the Red Centre, we were on the home straight. After battling the heat, the im...

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Latest from The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

Michael Bisson

May 18, 2014

The Home Straight - Katherine, Australia Katherine, AustraliaAfter travelling thousands of kilometres from Brisbane, through South West Queensland, outback New South Wales, South Australia and the Red Centre, we were on the home straight. After battling the heat, the im...

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March 11, 2014

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Latest from There and Back Again

There and Back Again

Matthew Maher & Jen Hurd

December 13, 2011

Perito Merino Glacier - El CalafateWe were happy to have a few days to relax in Ushuaia and some time off driving.  Ushuaia is characterised by bad weather and cloudy skies - however it would typically only rain for a couple of hours a day and the rain was never heavy.  So while we were th...

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Latest from Naar huis...........

Naar huis...........

Esmeralda van Stee

June 30, 2010

Hallo allemaal!!Op het moment zit ik in een internet café in Kaapstad met gemengde gevoelens...Aan de ene kant ben ik blij, want ik vlieg morgen naar huis, waar mijn familie en vrienden en mijn eigen vertrouwde huisje op me wachten. Aan de andere kant verdrietig, omdat er een eind komt aan mi...

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Latest from Completion in Cairo!

Completion in Cairo!

Kelvin & Ania

August 16, 2009

The end of our Africa Travels are almost complete. We have successfully arrived in Cairo, and despite all Africa could throw at us we have succeeded to arrive on time having completed the entire route overland!!! It’s been a wild ride, and we have many Fantastic Memories to bore you all with w...

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