Tibet- Glamping at Everest – Part 2

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Rate our ReviewsTibet…Dedicated to – To Edward Rogers 1969 – 2015. One final checkpoint and a lot of kerfuffles later, we had reached base camp. A circle of identical tents marked the periphery of the campsite; each tent emblazoned with a large red number to aid you in orientating your sleepy, oxygen-starved-self should you need […]

Tibet – Across the Tibetan plateau- Part 1

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Rate our ReviewsTibetan Plateau…Dedicated to – To Edward Rogers 1969 – 2015. ‘This is the highest toilet on earth’ our guide trilled, waking me from my 5th nap of the day. We had left Shigatse some 5-6 hours ago and despite the spectacular scenery along the way, the rocking motion of our 4WD lulled me […]

Sumatra, Indonesia- Tarzan, Jane and the jungle

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Rate our ReviewsSumatra, Indonesia…It was the sound of the jungle that took a hold of me; an indescribable, mad symphony of sounds at full volume with no control to turn down. The deep guttural bass of frogs, the roaring rush of the river,  the incessant click-clicking of crickets, and the sudden screech of a squawking […]

Japan, Fuji-San – Onsens -Getting Naked

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Rate our ReviewsOne custom that should not be missed from your agenda while in Japan is to experience an Onsen. This a traditional spa where you leave your modesty at the door to broil your naked self in the ‘Ow! Ow! Ow! It’s-so-hot-it-hurts-water’ for a long, indulgent soak.

Vietnam-the American war

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Rate our ReviewsFor many of us reading this post, the brutal war that lingered in Vietnam for two tumultuous decades (from 1955 to 1975), is what we know only as the Vietnam War. It’s what our textbooks have officially entitled it, what the multitude of movies like Full Metal Jacket, The Deer Hunter, Platoon and […]