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Huanchaco

South America, Peru

Huanchaco is a popular vacation spot famous for its surf breaks and ceviche. Home of the Totora reed Caballito riders, maybe the world’s first surfers, fishermen have been riding the…

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Cartagena

South America, Colombia

A beautiful city with many good restaurants (not the wine, over priced of poor quality) and bars to visit. Lots of women to admire, the Colombians are really attractive. A…

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Watch the world go by!

South America, Colombia

Cartagena is a place to drop all sightseeing routines. Instead, just stroll through the old town day and night. Soak up the sensual atmosphere, pausing to ward off the brutal…

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The Palpa Lines

South America, Peru

The Palpa Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. They were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. The high,…

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Cusco

South America, Peru

Cusco, is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range at a elevation of 3,400 m. In 2013, the city had a population of…

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Trancoso

South America, Brazil

Trancoso is a district in the municipality of Porto Seguro in the state of Bahia, Brazil. The region was the landing point of the Portuguese explorer, Pedro Alvares Cabral in…

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Cave of Hands

South America, Argentina

After a overnight 12 hours bus journey we are now in Perito Moreno where we will spend 2 nights. Today we visited Cueva de las Manos or Cave of Hands…

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Yungang Grottoes

Silk Road, China

The Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. They are an outstanding example of the Chinese stone carvings from…

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Uzbek Puppet Wedding

Silk Road, Uzbekistan

Theatre seems to have emerged in Central Asia in the 4th century BC, and was known as Maskara, in which performers wore masks. Puppet performances are recorded from the 1st…

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Bukhara

Silk Road, Uzbekistan

Situated on the Silk Route, Bukhara is more than 2,000 years old. It is the most complete example of a medieval city in Central Asia and another World Heritage Site….

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Khiva

Silk Road, Uzbekistan

Our first stop in Uzbekistan, Khiva. Ichan Kala is the walled inner town of the city of Khiva. The old town retains more than 50 historic monuments and 250 old houses,…

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Goreme

Silk Road, Turkey

Our first day of travel, Istanbul to Goreme, one of the longest stretches of our journey, 773 km – 12 hours! Goreme is underground cities, funny looking rocks and hot…

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