Marie McCarthy has such a fluid prose voice, she makes you feel right at home traveling with her on vacation in Ghana, which is not a place many tourists think to visit. Her e-book Travels in Ghana takes you on a short trip through this friendly west African country, meeting a few people and seeing . . . → Read More: e-Book Review: Travels in Ghana
February 17, 2011
We’ve previously posted details from Serengeti Watch about the proposed highway through the north of the Serengeti and often retweet their updates on Twitter. Recently, the non-profit organisation has critisized the Tanzanian President’s statement that the construction of the road will go ahead but that it will be gravel and not a . . . → Read More: Highway through the Serengeti
One night cruise on the backwaters of the Alappuzha (better know as Alleppy) is one of the most popular cruises offered. A round trip, in which you board the boat at Alappuzha and disembark at Alappuzha after having spent the night in the tranquility of the Backwaters.The cruise takes you through the clear waters . . . → Read More: Cruising the Kerala Backwaters
CANDIDA. Today we were on our own. Tom, Missy, Rolf and Leah traveled north and east to visit Leah’s first orphanage. There was a lot of debate about whether to go or not. It meant a second long day of lots of driving, four hours each way. But in the end it was worth . . . → Read More: Visit to Jew Town Cochin Kerala
He’d just locked the keys inside his truck. What a plonker! And what a hopeless position: parked as it was in front of the gate – which the guard had just unlocked and now the truck totally blocked the access point between Iran and Pakistan … cornered near Afghanistan. A high fence defined the . . . → Read More: Hitch-hiking Baluchistan – Pakistan
Kochi (colonial name Cochin) is a vibrant city situated on the south-west coast of the Indian peninsula in the breathtakingly scenic and prosperous state of Kerala, hailed as ‘God’s Own Country‘. Its strategic importance over the centuries is underlined by the sobriquet Queen of the Arabian Sea. Informally, Cochin is also referred to as the . . . → Read More: Cochin the gateway to Kerala
Go to Tibet and see many places, as much as you can; then tell the world.
The Dalai Lama
The Australia Tibet Council encourages people who are concerned about the rights of the Tibetan people, to visit Tibet and deepen their understanding of Tibet’s predicament.
Why you should consider visiting Tibet
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Zanzibar, a part of the United Republic of Tanzania, is a series of many islands, the main ones being Unguja and Pemba. The more populated of the two main islands, Unguja, is better known as Zanzibar Island and is home to Stone Town (also known as Zanzibar Town or Zanzibar City), an historic, bustling city . . . → Read More: Why not Zanzibar?