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While walking down the beach, we spotted a big and beautiful bluespotted stingray. Along with some fellow beachgoers, we tried rescuing the washed up ray.
Paharganj is the first (and often last) port of call for most backpackers to India. I found it to be a good place to get started, even thought it wasn’t the most attractive place in the city.
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While India can be a challenging country, it can also be very rewarding, especially for the solo traveler. And in this country of more than 1 billion, you may be travelling alone, but I can guarantee you will rarely be lonely.
Happy Fourth of July! This year, we went against our own advice and watched the Macy’s fireworks from the Manhattan side.
A key chapter in the remarkable story of Ernest Shackleton’s failed Antarctic expedition and home to a huge number of King Penguins, South Georgia Island is top of our list for places we want to visit!
Home to a back-breaking sulfur mining operation, the active Kawah Ijen Volcano in East Java was one of the highlights of our trip to Indonesia.
This abandoned railroad bridge spanning the Hudson River is an engineering marvel on the scale of the Eiffel Tower and Golden Gate Bridge. After years of disuse, it was recently opened as a pedestrian bridge connecting rail trail networks on both sides.
Once an essential part of the backpacker gringo trail around South America, the notorious San Pedro Prison in La Paz, Bolivia is finally closing for good and no more tours will be offered.