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Albania


Albania is not well known as a travel destination from Australia. Located between Greece and Italy, Albania is a country of ancient ruins and castles, picturesque rural landscapes, spectacular mountains and a stunning, unspoilt coastline.   121 more words

Albania Tours

Touring India

I hadn’t planned on going to India, so I was pretty surprised when I booked a trip there. I can’t explain what happened. I guess some part of me knew I needed to go. 760 more words

India

Intrepid Travel's $1 Deposit Promotion

Recently I got a press pitch from reps for Intrepid Travel and thought it would be good for sharing. Now until February 28, 2015, Intrepid is holding a $1 deposit promotion to inspire people to consider booking a spot on certain adventure tour packages. 175 more words

Culture

Canyoning in Spain - A natural water park

It feels like a furnace beneath the Spanish sun.  Suitably geared up, we’re ready for a day of canyoning with mini waterfall jumps, abseiling and swimming through narrow gorges.  506 more words

Adrenaline

My Style of Travel

I am not a charter bus traveler.  I refuse to stay in an chain hotel or eat something that is an American company.  (Unless it’s McDonald’s in India… then I’ve rationalized that it’s ok to get a McSpicy Paneer.)  One time I showed up for a free walking tour and the guy had an orange umbrella that we were supposed to follow around… and I bailed half way through.  646 more words

Travel

Golden Triangle, Days 7-8: Delhi

Days 7-­8: Delhi

Visit Agra Fort on the banks of the Yamuna River. Built in 1565 by Emperor Akbar, the fort was originally designed to be a military structure.

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Golden Triangle, Day 6: Agra

Day 6: Agra

Travelling on to Agra, we stop en route at the deserted Mughal kingdom of Fatehpur Sikri (approx 4 hrs).

The magnificent deserted Mughal city of Fatehpur Sikri was built by Emperor Akbar in 1569, but was abandoned after 15 years due to the scarcity of water.

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