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Thwarted Plans!

The last few weeks have been quite frustrating with regard to hiking. I was supposed to be out this weekend – but once again the weather has put the blinkers on things. 440 more words


Huacachina (Peru) - Sandboarding the Oasis.

Huacachina is a brilliantly random little stop located just outside Ica in between Cusco and the coast. It’s a beautiful oasis town that consists of a cluster of hostels set again the most amazing backdrop of towering sand dunes.  341 more words


Hai Van Pass

A few days ago we rode from the ancient capital city of Hue to the unesco world heritage town Hoi An by moped – the journey made famous by the Top Gear Vietnam special. 750 more words


The Deep Questions

Why am I here? What’s the purpose?

If you’re talking about life in general, great questions! However, my psychology 201 professor said we need to guard against over-sharing, or else people might try to give us jackets without armholes. 217 more words


Brief stop off back in Melbourne

So I needed to go back to Oz to get my connection flight to Christchurch NZ! So I was back in Melbourne one more time! I had liked Melbourne before as it’s a bit edger than some of the other cities in Australia. 460 more words

JMT - Day 14 - Knob at Mile 132 - Palisade Lakes

August 16, 2014

Inevitably today we will descent back into the trees and while Dave is excited for the return of the forest I have a hard time finding motivation to abandon the alpine paradise. 648 more words


Nepal's culinary delights - Dumplings & Dal Bhat.

Due to its location, Nepalese food is mainly influenced by its neighbors, so Indian and Chinese cuisine often features on the menu. Despite this, in most of the tourist places one can also find food from all over the world. 361 more words