I consider my three days with Andrew Skurka to be my first backpacking trip. Before that hike, I had done plenty of dayhikes. I had even done a few one-night trips by myself. 1,233 more words
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A little too cold in the water for a swim yet, even in mid December (I’m a wuss). This beach is as white as you’ll get and squeaks as you walk, and the water crystal clear aquamarine. 14 more words
Do you think backpacking the world is all about ultra cheap hostel bunks and eating cheap budget food? Think again!
Backpacking around the world on a budget is an amazing thing, you get to see and do things that most people will only ever see on the TV or dream about enviously as they sit at their desk counting down the seconds until their shift ends. 1,955 more words
The journey from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng was an absolute nightmare, the roads were ridiculously rough and mainly unfinished, we even had the pleasure of encountering a mud slide on the way, delaying us for an hour or so until the locals could be sure it wouldn’t wipe us out to travel beneath it. 1,712 more words