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The Mountain Trails

Nandini Raybaruah - nandini_rb [150]

Part I – Embarking on an unfamiliar territory…  Adventure really did not begin at the crack of dawn. I was unsure.  This would be the first time in four years I’d be on my...

Destinations: Himalayas
Topics: Travel | Women & Travel

The Mountain Trails

Nandini Raybaruah - nandini_rb [150]

Part IV – And we move on…   So right after a heavy breakfast consisting of Tibetan breads and mashed potatoes with eggs, well I hated to fill up myself so early in the morning but...

Destinations: Himalayas
Topics: Travel | Women & Travel
Himalayas, Leh

Southern-East Asia and Central Asia experience in photographs

Olga Mo - peremeny [55]

RADIOTRAVEL is the big long-distance and long-term journey. We travel in countries of Southern-East Asia and Central Asia. Aim of this project - creation of online blog-book. During the journey we...

Destinations: Karnataka | Himalayas | Ko Tao | Mumbai | Hoi An | Guilin | Himachal Pradesh | Kathmandu | Hangzhou | Beijing | Bangkok | Kerala | Ninh Binh | Nepal | Hanoi | Vietnam | New Delhi | Varanasi | India | Ladakh | Zhejiang | China | Port Blair | Thailand | Kochi(India) | Goa
Topics: Travel | People | Photography | Traditions | Food

Driving through central Afghanistan

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,647]

Afghanistan, via war and election, by minibus...

Destinations: Kabul | Afghanistan
Topics: Travel
A waterfall across the path through Tiger Leaping Gorge

Last Days of the Tiger Leaping Gorge?

Adam Bray - kanzis_slave [1,553]

Deep in Yunnan Province, at the foot of the Himalayas, the Yangtze River (here known as the Yellow Sands), carves the deepest gorge in the world between Jade Dragon Snow Mountain (5,596m) and Haba...

Destinations: Yunnan | Himalayas | Tibet | Lijiang River | China | Yangtze River
Topics: Travel | National Parks | Adventure | Animals | Ecotourism | Culture | People | Sports | Nature | Architecture

The lakes of Band-e-Amir, Afghanistan

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,647]

During Afghanistan's 1960s hippy trail heyday, Band-e-Amir's six mineral-rich lakes and pink cliffs were the country's holiday paradise...

Destinations: Afghanistan
Topics: Travel | Nature
Quandi-gul

Afghan Hospitality

Susan Hall - susanhall [75]

While in Kabul, Afghanistan a friend Ellen and I frequently walked around the Demazang District neighborhood where our guesthouse was located. One afternoon as we paused to photograph a small boy...

Destinations: Afghanistan
Topics: Travel | Photography | People | Women & Travel

Cycling across the Himalayas

Colin Hinshelwood - chinshelwood [123]

The 1,200-km Highway 318 from Lhasa to Kathmandu has suddenly become one of the most fashionable, gruelling and wondrous trails for international mountain bikers. Originally an artery of the famed...

Destinations: Nepal | Lhasa | Thimphu | Himalayas | Tibet | Bhutan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Sports
Yeti Airlines, on the airstrip in Simikot (9,400'), Nepal.

Kailash Pilgrimage Journal - Day 4

Jeff Greenwald - jgreenwald [1,931]

1st pass, after Simikot We flew from sea level to Simikot at 9,500 feet, and started walking -- up. Amazing, how quickly it all comes back: the agony, first. The slow, panting ascent on astonished,...

Destinations: Nepal | Lhasa | Himalayas | Tibet
Topics: Travel | Adventure | Religion
Medical escorts at work.

Medical Escorts: Always Intense

Joshua Samuel Brown - jbrown [10,407]

Whether on business or pleasure the wise traveler to exotic lands should prepare for all conceivable contingencies; fortune, after all, favors the prepared. But dame fate is never a more capricious...

Destinations: Kabul | Afghanistan
Topics: Travel | Adventure | People | Working Abroad | War & Conflict
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