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As we mention on our last post we were  forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. The situation was in the hands of the Chinese Army and after 9 long days we were finally reunited with our vehicles but unfortunately with a [...]

Earthquake Aftermath

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As we mention on our last post we were  forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. The situation was in the hands of the Chinese Army…
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Dawn Devotion and Breakfast With the Jikheti Nuns

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Arriving at 5am in pitch blackness, I followed the mist-shrouded path by torchlight, the sound of singing greeting me as I opened the church doors and stepped inside. Jikheti Church, hidden in the dense forest hills of Georgia’s Guria region,…
Ever since Nepal first opened its borders to outsiders in the 1950s, this tiny mountain nation has had an irresistible mystical allure for travelers. Packed between the high wall of the Himalayan range and the steamy jungles of the Indian plains, Nepal is a land of snow peaks, yaks, monasteries and mantras. Today, trekkers in [...]

Chapter 23/Nepal

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Ever since Nepal first opened its borders to outsiders in the 1950s, this tiny mountain nation has had an irresistible mystical allure for travelers. Packed between the high wall of the Himalayan range and the steamy jungles of the Indian…
As we were about to cross in to China from Nepal and continue our epic journey ,the powerful and destructive earthquake of 7.9 Richter  hit us.We are ok but forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and China as the roads were blocked by mud-slides and rain. As the situation was in [...]

Earthquake Alert

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As we were about to cross in to China from Nepal and continue our epic journey ,the powerful and destructive earthquake of 7.9 Richter  hit us.We are ok but forced to leave our car in the Border of Nepal and…
Our trip started taking a crucial turn as Voukefalas didn’t sound good and we had to get out of India in ten days. Although we both managed to keep calm, our concern was obvious as we started our drive out of Jaipur and towards the capital, New Delhi.Before our arrival in New Delhi and as [...]

Chapter 22/India

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Our trip started taking a crucial turn as Voukefalas didn’t sound good and we had to get out of India in ten days. Although we both managed to keep calm, our concern was obvious as we started our drive out…
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Vale a pena ter um guia em Dubai!

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Muitas das pessoas que conhecemos opta por ficar somente alguns dias em Dubai, antes de seguir para o seu destino final. Isso faz todo sentido, até porque para ficar mais que quatro dias nos Emirados Árabes você precisa aplicar previamente…
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Georgia on my mind

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Leaving Florida took much longer than expected. And it took a piece of us! We loved the scenery, the beaches and the wonderful people we met while we were there. We did not love the difficulty finding reasonable camping and…
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Pergamon; Gallery Post.

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The ancient city of Pergamon, Turkey. Once home to quarter of a million people. Listed in the book of Revelation. Today, magnificent ruins, complete with a 10,000 person Amphitheatre, temple and marble plaza. It also boasts stunning views of the…
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Turkey; First days.

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Today, the trip begins. We have been on the road for 3 weeks. But today, the trip begins. Today, we sit ten feet from the sea, in a remote bay, under the shade of the olive trees. I have a…
Most of you might wonder about our experiences on the actual roads of India. Well, remember our post about the road conditions while we were heading south from Mumbai? Compared to the ones on the north, they were super highways. As we headed further north inland and the streets went from bad to worse, besides [...]

Chapter 21/India

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Most of you might wonder about our experiences on the actual roads of India. Well, remember our post about the road conditions while we were heading south from Mumbai? Compared to the ones on the north, they were super highways.…
In almost every traveler’s itinerary that makes it as far as South India is a ride through Kerala’s backwaters on a houseboat. Alappuzha, or more romantically known as Alleppey, is the hub of the backwaters. It’s also home to a vast network of waterways and base for more than 1000 houseboats. In other words, it’s the [...]

Chapter 20/India

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In almost every traveler’s itinerary that makes it as far as South India is a ride through Kerala’s backwaters on a houseboat. Alappuzha, or more romantically known as Alleppey, is the hub of the backwaters. It’s also home to a…
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Vale a pena ir para Abu Dhabi?

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Nossa ida para Dubai havia sido de ultima hora, estávamos na Inglaterra e pensamos por que não em vez de voar direto para a África do Sul não damos uma passadinha em Dubai nos Emirados Árabes no meio do caminho……
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A bela Dubai!

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Chegamos em Dubai na noite anterior, vínhamos de Londres na Inglaterra e o voo foi tranquilo. A primeira grande surpresa foi o clima, saímos da Europa vestindo calças e casacos e chegamos nos Emirados com todo mundo de chinelo e…
Welcome to Incredible India, a country that loves to toss up the unexpected. Here is our travel story…As the taxi drove through the streets of Mumbai, the poverty was definitely one of the first things that confronted us. Mumbai is big. It’s full of dreamers and hard-laborers, starlets and gangsters, artists and servants, street beggars [...]

Chapter 19/India

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Welcome to Incredible India, a country that loves to toss up the unexpected. Here is our travel story…As the taxi drove through the streets of Mumbai, the poverty was definitely one of the first things that confronted us. Mumbai…
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Stories from Phnom Penh

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There’s a dead man lying in the gutter. A red cloth napkin covers his face. He’s wearing a colourful floral shirt, the kind which seem to be a big hit here with foreigners. I can tell he’s a Westerner because…
As an intro to Incredible India ,our present destination ,we have put together in this post a quick look in facts and figures for you in order to understand what makes this vast multi cultural and multi lingual country so unique:- India adds more people to its population every year than any other country. Between the [...]

Chapter 18/India

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As an intro to Incredible India ,our present destination ,we have put together in this post a quick look in facts and figures for you in order to understand what makes this vast multi cultural and multi lingual country so…

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