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Ecuador Travel – Giant Galapagos Tortoise

Top List of Things To Do in Quito, Ecuador During our Galapagos Islands tour, we definitely ended up #HangingWithTurtles. We actually hung with turtles and tortoises, the Giant Tortoises to be exact. Galapagos is home to the largest tortoises in the world and we got to see them in the wild in the highlands of […]

England Travel

England Travel or England My Home?

In this travel guest post for 2Backpackers.com, Jimmy McIntyre of Strange Lands, shares his awkward experience coming back home to Newcastle, England after traveling long term. Returning Home I sat and watched the houses pass by – familiar yet different. The people getting on and off all had faces I’m sure I once knew. The […]

Maipu Mendoza, Argentina

Mendoza Argentina Wine Pictures

One of the most popular wine regions to visit in Mendoza, Argentina is Maipu.  Maipu is easily accessible from Mendoza by local bus or your own transportation.  The entire Mendoza wine region is most known throughout the world for it’s Malbec wines.  Experience the thin skinned grapes in a variety of vineyards serving the intense […]

Inca Cusco

Machu Picchu Pictures

The Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru is perhaps one of the most spectacular sites you can visit in South America. From the complexity of building the city on top of a mountain ridge surrounded by mountains, to the unbelievable story of how it remained intact and untouched for hundreds of years all contribute […]

India Pictures

10 Things to Love About India

Is India the most colourful, mad, exciting country in the world?  Probably.  Alastair Humphreys shares India with us through his lens. Here are ten things I love about India. Pictures of India 1. Surprised, Confused or Amused There’s never a dull moment in India. Wherever you look, at all times of day or night, you […]

Channel Islands Guernsey

Neolithic Presence in Jersey, Channel Islands

Jersey (Channel Islands) is a small island off the coast of Normandy in the English Channel.  It has been inhabited since prehistoric times.  Nowadays, one can see traces of those first dwellers almost anywhere.  One of the things I loved doing the most during my time there was to put on my walking boots, grab […]

Grand Plaza

Ecuador Travel – Top Things To Do in Quito

Quito is the capital city of Ecuador and stands 2,800 m (9,186 ft) above sea level, making Quito the second-highest capital city in the world behind La Paz in Bolivia.  Its official, less popular name is San Francisco de Quito. Quito is most often visited for it’s proximity to the celebrated middle of the world, […]

weird things

10 Weird Things From Latin America

One of my favorite things about traveling is being humored by things that seem strange or awkward to me.  We’ve traveled extensively through Central and South America and noticed many different customs, products and behaviors that don’t exist in the United States.  Each individual country does have distinct cultural norms when compared to their neighbors, […]

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