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I was happily enjoying the stunning views at 5000m altitude after climbing the majestic volcano Cotopaxi, when all of the sudden I started to feel very nauseous and dizzy. It came out of the blue, but I was feeling so bad that I knew I had the first symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). That Read More →

On Flashback Fridays I reflect back on some past travels before I started this blog. Follow at #FlashbackFri. Weird birds with blue feet, giant tortoises, dragons and menacing sharks – No, I am not talking about a mystical world. I am talking about a place that actually exists on earth. To be precise 926km west Read More →

On Flashback Fridays I reflect back on some of my past travels and travel mishaps before I started this blog: Follow at #FlashbackFri. Argentina has two national heroes: Eva Peron and Diego Maradona. Maradona in particular is treated like a god in the colourful Buenos Aires neighbourhood of La Boca. It was in La Boca Read More →

On Flashback Fridays I reflect back on some of my past travels and travel mishaps before I started this blog: Follow at #FlashbackFri “You wanna buy something lady???” – “You want a tuk tuk lady?” – “You want to go on a tour?” – I lost count how many times I have heard these questions Read More →

So there I was, sat in a huge great palace somewhere in Austria waiting for one of the famous Schoenbrunn Palace concerts to begin when I spotted him, Chris’s doppelganger (ironic as doppelganger is of course a German word meaning double-goer  🙂 )!… …A few years ago Chris and I decided to treat ourselves to Read More →

On Flashback Fridays I reflect back on some of my past travels and travel mishaps before I started this blog: Follow at #FlashbackFri Camel riding in Morocco – it sounded like such a romantic experience.  Sitting on the back of a camel and riding into the Saharan sunset, camping in a faraway Bedouin camp, and Read More →

On Flashback Fridays I reflect back on some of my past travels and travel mishaps before I started this blog (follow at #FlashbackFri): There we were, somewhere in the outskirts of Havana, stuck in a gangster’s dingy flat with nothing but a pile of Cuban cigars for company. If it all went pear-shaped nobody would Read More →

On Flashback Fridays I reflect back on some of my past travels and travel mishaps before I started this blog (follow on #FlashbackFri): A few years ago I did an Amazon Jungle Tour in Ecuador where I was trying to fulfill my dream of being an explorer. In true explorer fashion we embarked on a trip to Read More →