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Die Llanos - Venezuelas Garten Eden

Eine endlose Fluss- und Sumpflandschaft, die so groß ist, dass sie weite Teile von Venezuela und Kolumbien bedeckt – warum sollte ich gerade hier einen Urlaub verbringen wollen, könntest du jetzt fragen.


Meeting fellow travellers: Michael Margolies

One of the cool things about travelling is meeting other people – something that’s surprisingly easy. It’s a great way to find inspiration about where to move onto next or even to take the leap and head out with a backpack yourself. 1,232 more words



Sahara (Arabic, fusha)

(n) desert

Looking back at these photographs, I realise that I am not wearing any shoes.

We had arrived late in the evening the day before, after being lost in a sandstorm. 101 more words


Photo Friday - Father and Son at Machu Picchu

This week’s Photo Friday is one of my absolute favourite shots from Machu Picchu. As we were exploring the ruins, I spotted this lovely father and son in traditional clothes looking at the view together, and had to snap a quick photo. 24 more words

South America

Photo Friday - Christ the Redeemer Imitators

This week’s Photo Friday comes from my last stop in South America, Rio. Like thousands of other tourists every day, we visited the iconic landmark Christ the Redeemer, but one of my favourite shots doesn’t actually feature the man himself. 69 more words


Top 10 tips to survive Long Haul Flights

There’s nothing quite like the thrill of going away, the countdown, getting to the airport, skipping gleefully through security, going to your gate, you’re almost there! 807 more words



After a hectic but relaxing time in Yangshuo we arrived in Chengdu after a surprisingly pleasant 24 hour train ride.

Noticeably different to Yangshuo the first impressions of Chengdu weren’t great, it was just normal looking and relatively modern city… Thankfully, that all changed. 352 more words