Exploring Oberkarpfenberg Castle and watching birds of prey

Austria has an abundance of castles and fortresses in each province. Personally I don’t think it is possible to see…

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All the animals of the Galapagos Islands

In the end the Galapagos Islands more than surprised me. Usually I am not a fan of animal watching, at…

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Exploring Santa Cruz

After a day full of adventure with mostly turtle watching we had an evening and one morning to explore the…

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The turtles of Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is the most populated island of the Galapagos and only a short boat ride away from Isabela. With…

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Snorkeling between lava tunnels

You can’t leave Isabela Island without a snorkeling trip to the lava tunnels. Los Tuneles were formed when the lava…

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Kayaking around Isabela Island

Isabela Island has a lot more to offer than just a bicycle tour around the village. After a sweat inducing…

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Exploring the island of Isabela by bicycle

Isabela Island is the largest of the Galapagos Islands and also the place where we spent the longest. Interestingly enough…

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Arriving on San Cristobal

The idea to travel to the Galapagos Islands came from my friend as I have already told you. The Galapagos…

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First glimpse at the Issyk Kul

I woke up around 6am and walked outside. The air was fresh and clean and there was no snow on…

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At the Sunday market in Kashgar  

We started early with an awful breakfast (really it can’t get more disappointing) and the information that our diplomat was not…

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