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The Wonders of the Phander Valley and Shandur National Park of Pakistan

As we took the NATCO bus from Gilgit to Chitral on our way to the Kalash Valleys, we passed through the high-altitude Phander Valley and Shandur National Park, a scenic though rough road taking us to high altitudes valleys and… Continue Reading →

Dali Old Town: Between ancient streets and modern shops in the Yunnan mountains

Dali Old Town is known for its cultural heritage, natural landscape, and ancient fortification walls. Small enough, walk through the narrow cobblestoned streets, passing by tea shops, small restaurants, street vendors selling cheese on a stick or local vegetables. A… Continue Reading →

Exploring Papua New Guinea: East Sepik River Clans Culture & Crocodile Traditions

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Traveling to Papua New Guinea is like exploring the last frontiers. Conditions are rough and challenging. But the country still has deep root into traditions, and its people could not be more welcoming. Exploring the banks of the Sepik River… Continue Reading →

A Guide to Baliem Valley Trekking: How to Prepare your Papua trip

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Traveling to Papua is rough, but highly rewarding. Still an off-the-beaten-path destination, Papua doesn’t see many visitors. Trekking the Baliem Valley is even more challenging, with barely 700 people hiking the mountains per year. If you are looking on how… Continue Reading →

Papua Trekking: Meeting The Baliem Valley Papua Tribes

One of the goals of our round-the-world trip as adventure travel fellows is to trek some of the earth’s most remote mountains. And Papua trekking is all that: remote, challenging, and with a part of mystical aura attached to it…. Continue Reading →

A Fantastic 3-Day Camel Trek in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan – Day 2

The first day of our 3-day camel trek in the Thar Desert was a blast! We met Punja and Madan our guides; Laloo, Papoo, and Big Kona, our camels for the trek. We visited local villages, where we learned about… Continue Reading →

A Fantastic 3-Day Camel Trek in the Thar Desert, Rajasthan

After our few days in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, Bruno and I were keen on renewing the desert experience. This time we decided to go on a camel trek in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan. We reached Jaisalmer for… Continue Reading →

The Crafts of Indonesia: A Window into Vibrant Traditions

If you think arts and crafts of Indonesia are simply tourist traps, think again. While it’s true you will find many items for sale at the markets or from the street vendors at the entrance of sites and attractions; these… Continue Reading →

A Glance at The Lush Tegalalang Rice Terraces of Bali

One cannot go to Bali and not make time to see the Tegalalang Rice Terraces. Located about 3 miles (10 kilometers ) from Ubud, the Tegalalang rice fields are only 20 to 30 minutes away from the popular town. The… Continue Reading →

From Sweet Grapes to Dry Raisins in Turpan

I have to confess I did not know much about Turpan. We first heard the name from a fellow traveler we met trekking in the Mongolian Altai Mountains. But the mention of the Silk Road quickly me sold me. We… Continue Reading →

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