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Latest from Bahri Dar, Ethiopia

Bahri Dar, Ethiopia

The Aberdeen Family

November 15, 2014

Bahri Dar is located on Lake Tana, the source of the Nile. We saw the outflow from the lake into the river. Supposedly hippos hang out in this area, but we didn’t see any. Spent our day on a long and dusty ride out to the Blue Nile Falls which was surprisingly more spectacular than expected...

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Latest from Ten hours to Todra

Ten hours to Todra

David Leonard

November 19, 2014

A long and winding road from Fes to Todra gorge in the Atlas Mountains. We started at 8am and slowly climbed higher and higher until we came to a plateau where we got our first glimpse of the Atlas Mountains snow and all. We’d already got to a height of 6300ft and we could only gaze in wonder ...

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Latest from Back on the road again — Gorges Du Todra, Morocco

Back on the road again — Gorges Du Todra, Morocco

Derrick

November 21, 2014

Back on the road again - Gorges Du Todra, Morocco Gorges Du Todra, Morocco Where I stayedHotel Yashmina20 November We left our comfy room at Todra Gorge and we set off for Marrakesh Say what you like about sleeping in a dining room, it wasn't bad, all we had t...

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Latest from El Nido, Philippines

El Nido, Philippines

Matt and Alana

November 20, 2014

The post El Nido, Philippines appeared first on Great Big Globe....

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Latest from I Love The Rain Down In Africa

I Love The Rain Down In Africa

Rob Freeman

November 17, 2014

THE mountain town of Chefchaouen is renowned for both its beautiful blue and white-painted houses and as the hash capital of Morocco. And while we saw enough of the blue houses exploring the enchanting, narrow confines of the old town … Continue reading →...

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Latest from Beavis & Butthead do South East Asia

Beavis & Butthead do South East Asia

Matt Cummings

November 6, 2014

Leaving the truck for some more independent travelAfter Yangon the group left Myanmar together and crossed the border into Thailand. A few of us had wanted to leave a bit earlier and do some travel on our own but the group visa we had for Myanmar stipulated that we had to leave as we entered, as one...

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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 Nifty camera makes for a great introduction to an Asaro village

Nifty camera makes for a great introduction to an Asaro village

Leggy Peggy

November 18, 2014

A simple photo captures smiles and delight After a couple of whirlwind days at the colourful and frenetic Goroka Show in Papau New Guinea, we were off to stay a couple days in an Asaro village not far away. Asaro villages are known for their mudmen. Historically the Asaro tribesmen covered their...

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Latest from Urchins

Urchins

Emily Holland

November 4, 2014

Sadly the school holidays are now over. The general consensus among the assistants was that two weeks off was lovely, but it came soon into our contract – we only worked two weeks beforehand and it really isn’t enough to get into the swing of the job and find your feet. I’ve had tw...

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Latest from Back on the road again — Gorges Du Todra, Morocco

Back on the road again — Gorges Du Todra, Morocco

Derrick Brown

November 21, 2014

Back on the road again - Gorges Du Todra, Morocco Gorges Du Todra, Morocco Where I stayedHotel Yashmina20 November We left our comfy room at Todra Gorge and we set off for Marrakesh Say what you like about sleeping in a dining room, it wasn't bad, all we had t...

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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 Nifty camera makes for a great introduction to an Asaro village

Nifty camera makes for a great introduction to an Asaro village

Peggy & John

November 18, 2014

A simple photo captures smiles and delight After a couple of whirlwind days at the colourful and frenetic Goroka Show in Papau New Guinea, we were off to stay a couple days in an Asaro village not far away. Asaro villages are known for their mudmen. Historically the Asaro tribesmen covered 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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Brian Montalbo

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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