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Travellers tales, Paraglide Virgin Oludeniz Turkey

Turkey words and pictures David Coomber



“If you don’t land you don’t have to pay”

Now even with my limited knowledge of gravity I knew the odds were in his favour and at best I was going to end the day a happy fifty quid lighter and richer for an experience, at worse a red stain on the pavement. 863 more words


El Chalten - Capital Nacional Del Trekking

El Chalten sits on the edge of the stunning Parque Nacional Los Glaciers and is the (self proclaimed?) national capital of trekking.

The weather was good on our first day so we put on our walking shoes and headed up to the Laguna de Los Tres situated at the base of the Fitz Roy mountain. 152 more words

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Chilean kayaking

Ask anyone who knows anything about kayaking and they’ll tell you that Chile has some of the finest white water in the world. Rarely do you see kayak porn that doesn’t feature the place. 350 more words

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Pucon: kayaking, volcanoes, spas and unsuccessful hiking!!

So, leaving the winery that is Mendoza was made easier by the prospect of going (or in my case, returning) to Pucon, Chile. Home to the wooden chalet, thick hot chocolate, volcano hiking and stunning views, Pucon is a place I could happily go to every year. 784 more words

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Watch me skydive! (Moms can do crazy things, too)

This past summer, I got the opportunity to cross off the #1 item on many bucket lists.

I wouldn’t call myself an adventure junkie, but skydiving is definitely something I thought I could do one day. 925 more words


[video] shams: Sounds of Paragliding

“Listening to the sound of the wind in the trees”

Some of you may know I obtained my paragliding pilot licence back in 2011. Here I am…

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The Train and Tupiza

After La Paz it was time to see something of the more rural Bolivia. Our plan was to head to Tupiza and then get a jeep tour of the South West of Bolivia culminating at the Uyuni Salt flat, the largest in the world. 221 more words

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