Road Rules of Vietnam – They Exist

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All up I spent about four months in Vietnam – much of that time spent either on my bicycle or on a scooter. Arguably, compared to the tourists who pass through for just a handful of days and up to a month, you could say I’m a bit of an “expert” on the road rules of the country. But lets …

4 Sapa Activities for the Adventurous Backpacker

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I arrived in Sapa at some ridiculous hour after attempting (and generally failing) to sleep in the cheapest seat I could get on the night train from Hanoi (terrible idea). Given I couldn’t get a room until 11am, some 4 – 5 hours away, I decided to come up with some ideas on how I’d spend my next few days. …

Photo Blog – A Journey through Bolivia: Across the Salt Flats

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After a few unfortunate delays on the way, with not only my bag being stolen as we left Peru, but my friend Justin’s bag being stolen as we arrived in Chile, we finally made it to San Pedro de Attacama (less Justin who went on a quest for a new passport). In San Pedro we met the rest of the …

Into the Depths of Cañon del Colca, Peru

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin In true Latin American style, the 160km bus journey to Cabanaconde – the starting point of our Cañon del Colca adventure – took a lengthy 5 hours… In true budget traveller style, we neglected to pay the 70 sol fee required to trek around the canyon… We planned for a four day hike, taking in …

Hiking the Quilotoa Loop, Ecuador

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Note to self: when deciding to do a trek at almost 4,000 metres, research properly – otherwise you’ll end up taking the harder path… At least that was our experience when we decided the Quilotoa Loop in Ecuador looked like a bit of fun for a few days. We did our research (I read one blog that described how a …