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Exploring Vietnam in 14 Days with Intrepid Travel: A Photo Blog

Day 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Got scammed by two cyclo-rickshaw drivers. You know what? Even though they charged us AU $100, instead of their promised AU $10, we had a great time. 767 more words


Things I learnt about Iran

Nuclear programme. Religious dictatorship. Axis of Evil. Some of the things that might spring to mind when (Western) people think of Iran. I certainly got a reaction when I said I was going on holiday to Iran. 1,148 more words


The Canadian Rockies- why haven't you been?!

Canada’s rockies are like any other mountainous destination… said no one ever.

Having explored my fair share of mountain ranges (European,South Korean and Japanese alps, Cascade, Scottish highlands, Dolomites, american rockies, yellow mountains in china, you get the point) not one comes close to the Canadian rockies. 785 more words

What it’s like to visit Kisenyi, the largest slum in Kampala

I will never forget this raw encounter.

Stepping into the largest slum in Kampala, Kisenyi, is a sight to behold.  It is a city jungle of sorts but forget the concrete.   133 more words


Sri Lankan Odyssey: Photographs into a Far-off, Island Paradise

The dream was to be paid to travel the world. I was 21, in Ghana at the time, when I made the promise to myself. To photograph and explore distant lands. 156 more words


Packing for Vietnam

I usually start packing for a trip about a week to two weeks before I go somewhere, this way I find it’s not a mad dash at the end, and I’m able to mindfully make decisions about what I pack (and what I don’t). 485 more words

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Morocco always seemed to me to be the epitome of the word ‘exotic’. I imagined bustling souks, camels trekking across the desert, houses decorated with boldly patterned carpets and ornate mosques gleaming against a blue sky. 1,842 more words