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Hawaii’s wonders: active lava flow into the Pacific

Hawaii’s wonders: active lava flow into the Pacific

Watching an active lava flow, seeing the fire and water come together in the rawest form had always been a travel dream of mine. Naturally, when I read that the  famous episode 61g had started flowing again, and flowing into the Pacific, I had to be there. Fortunately, it had been consistent for a few days in April, 2017.  Hence, I took off to Hawai’i or the Big Island with red hot hopes. The only active ocean flow was happening…

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The lost city experience

The lost city experience

46 Kilometres in 4 days – that seems very doable exclaimed a few hikers in our group as Abraham slowly translated after Melkis had explained the hike briefly. Tall and lanky, Melkis had a very calm demeanor. Abraham, an ex-army man, was our young and suave sous-guide and translator for those without the gift of Spanish jab. We had made a rocky 2 and half hour journey from the city of Santa Marta, located at the north-western tip of Colombia, to the base-village,…

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Bird’s eye view of Luxor

Bird’s eye view of Luxor

When I decided to travel to Egypt, it was less to know about the history – the pyramids and the pharaohs, but more to witness the unique landscape that this country has to offer, to experience the lifeline of the country- the blue river. The early part of the journey had not disappointed at all – from the city of Cairo to the old mud town of Al-Qasr; from the oases of the west to the amazing white desert.  However,…

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