aerial view of Guyana rivers
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Tuesday, 14 March 2023 / Published in Uncategorized
Guyana is a good example of how wildlife protection should be done, but deforestation and mining make this task difficult. Visiting Kaieteur Falls in Guyana for the first time was an unforgettable experience. The sight of water plummeting nearly 500 meters creating a misty spray and echoing for kilometres, was breathtaking. Despite witnessing raw power,
Kantun Chi - Visiting cenotes in Mexico
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Thursday, 01 July 2021 / Published in America, Destinations
Secretly hidden among the jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula, the cenotes in Mexico were once considered a portal between the underworld and us. Today, it is a bit more complex than that. We were driving for almost an hour through the dense jungle and beside a couple of signs indicating we are in the right
Cenote Trip in Yucatan - Kayak Cenote Kantun Chi
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Wednesday, 09 June 2021 / Published in America, Destinations
Cenotes, white sandy beaches, Mayan temples or traditional villages – a road trip at the Yucatan Peninsula means a lot of options and decisions to be made. Everyone who ever went on a road trip knowns the struggles of planning the perfect itinerary. You want to have a good mix of activities, discover “on” and
Road Trip in Yucatan – Tips for renting and driving a car in Mexico
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Thursday, 20 May 2021 / Published in America, Destinations
Rent a car, plan your itinerary, and prepare for an emergency. Here is all you need to know before you start a road trip at the Yucatan peninsula in Mexico There is nothing like a road trip in a new country and Mexico does not disappoint.  I have been on assignment at the Yucatan peninsula
Semuc Champey-most beautiful waterfall Guatemala-Central America
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Friday, 26 March 2021 / Published in America, Destinations
Overshadowed by political tensions and civil conflicts, Central America hides some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world. The very first time I visited Central America was while traveling by land from Texas to Panama back in 2018. I spent almost 3 months covering thousands of kilometers and basically rushing from hotspot to hotspot.
Pulhapanzak Waterfalls Honduras
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Thursday, 18 March 2021 / Published in America, Destinations
In the search for the most beautiful cascades in the world, the Pulhapanzak waterfalls in Honduras might come quite close to the top spot With a water drop of 43 meters and surrounded by an outstanding natural scenery in one of the most biodiverse countries in the world, the Pulhapanzak waterfalls in Honduras are considered
Colombia hippos dilemma – a global issue with no clear solution
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Thursday, 04 March 2021 / Published in Travel Journal
Colombia is the only country in South America where wild hippos roam freely – something unnatural despite its large biodiversity. Whether it’s good or bad depends on who you ask. When drug kingpin and mass murderer Pablo Escobar died in 1993, not many people thought about the environmental footprint his extravagances would generate decades later:
Las Gachas Colombia Santander - colorful pools
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Thursday, 25 February 2021 / Published in America, Destinations
Often compared to the colorful Cano Cristales river, Las Gachas stream is a hidden gem in Colombia that is in danger due to increasing tourism. Located behind the bushes a reddish stone riverbed dotted with more than 250 natural wells from all sizes attracts thousands of visitors each month. It is one of the most
rappeling waterfalls Colombia Melgar
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Saturday, 20 February 2021 / Published in America, Destinations
Hidden deep into the dense tropical forest of Melgar – Colombia, I found more than a dozen waterfalls completely unexplored. “How many waterfalls are there in total?”, that was the first question I asked a local guide while securing the anchors before rappelling a single drop 80 meter tall waterfall in my home country, Colombia.
sulphur lake Lac Abbe Djibouti
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Friday, 18 December 2020 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Desertic and inhospitable, but simultaneously bizarre and flabbergasting, Lac Abbé and Lac Assal in Djibouti are some of the world’s strangest landscapes. I will never forget the first time I glimpsed Lac Abbé’s surreal landscape at the horizon. The scenery looked so dystopian and desolated, that for a moment I thought I landed on planet
Liechtenstein Trail View of Vaduz
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Monday, 07 December 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Crossing the whole country and connecting all of Liechtenstein’s municipalities, the Liechtenstein Trail is a hike through a nation’s heritage Receiving only an average of 80,000 visitors each year, the tiny country of Liechtenstein is the least visited country in Europe. But don’t be concerned about its minimal influx of tourists or its small size
Hiking Routes in Liechtenstein
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Monday, 30 November 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Either hiking across the full country in just 3 days or exploring any of its 400km of trails, visiting Liechtenstein means experiencing the less known side of the Alps “Liechtenstein? What are you doing there for so long”. That was the usual reaction I was getting from my friends at home each time I mentioned
Outdoor activities to do in the Dolomites
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Friday, 20 November 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Cycling, hiking and rock climbing in Summer, while skiing and alpine mountaineering in Winter. The Italian Dolomites are a paradise for outdoor explorers It’s obvious I’m in love with the region of the Dolomites. They are not only in my opinion the most beautiful mountain landscape in Europe, but also one of the most diverse
Dolomites‘ most adventurous hike - The Cortina Dolomiti Ultra Trekking
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Friday, 13 November 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Covering some of the best spots in the Dolomites, the Cortina Dolomiti Ultra Trekking is the ultimate hiking trek for adventure seekers in Europe There is nothing more fascinating that waking up after the sun comes out and realize you just slept in a mountain hut above the clouds. This is how days start, when
Alta Via 1 - Hiking Passo Giau - Dolomites
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Sunday, 08 November 2020 / Published in Destinations, Europe
Named as one of the most extraordinary hikes in the world, the Alta Via 1 in the Dolomites is an adventure any hiking lover should experience at least once in a lifetime. After emerging from an extinct tropical sea around 70 million years ago, the sharp limestone peaks of the Dolomites are some of the
Tour Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia
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Monday, 21 September 2020 / Published in America, Destinations
Although Salar de Uyuni is Bolivia’s largest attraction, travelers visiting only the salt flats are missing some of the most extraordinary landscapes on earth Multicolored lagoons, bubbling sulfur pools at almost 5000 meters and a salt flat as vast as the eye can see. I did a tour to Salar de Uyuni in 2019 for
Hiking routes at Big Bend National Park -Road trip Texas
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Wednesday, 19 August 2020 / Published in America, Destinations
Remote, desertic, hot and adventurous. The Big Bend National Park is a jewel in Texas and the perfect place to disconnect from modern life Known as one of the last remaining wild corners of the United States, the Big Bend National Park is too far to simply drive by, too isolated to live nearby and
Hiking Mt. Takao and Mitake
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Tuesday, 11 August 2020 / Published in Asia, Destinations
Green and wild instead of grey and futuristic, Mt.Takao and Mt. Mitake are the best hiking routes near Tokyo and a great alternative to try something new. Hectic, chaotic and sometimes extremely crowded, Tokyo can be a little bit overwhelming for a first time visitor. But don’t worry, the scenic hiking routes at Mt. Takao
Mushroom Sunset White Desert Egypt
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Tuesday, 14 July 2020 / Published in Africa, Destinations
Which are the two most beautiful hidden gems in Egypt? This is how you can plan the perfect trip to the Black and White Desert While most visitors traveling to Egypt have a long list of places to visit: The Great Pyramids of Giza, the Red Sea, the city of Luxor or the ruins of
Aleksander Doba solo kayaked the ocean
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Sunday, 12 April 2020 / Published in Travel Journal
At the age of 70, Aleksander Doba became a legend with the kayak. He crossed the ocean three different times in one of these and spent several months completely alone  With a long grey beard, a big smile on the face and the looks of a pensioner on holiday, Aleksander Doba didn’t look like the
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Sunday, 06 March 2016 / Published in Destinations
Photo source: el Heraldo Colombia sounds like a country with ups and downs. One day it’s travelers’ favourite country for backpacking and the next day it’s among the most dangerous countries for backpackers. Personally, as a Colombian residing abroad, I think there are so many different opinions, ideas and polls, that if you really want to