Category: Natural Wonder

Highlights of our 4 month trip in 30 days!

May 17, 2019 3 min to read

Highlights of our 4 month trip in 30 days!

Category : Natural Wonder

I question that I love as well as hate is “Where to go in South America?” Love it because I love talking about our trip and I can go on and on for a few hours. Hate it because it’s an extremely difficult question to answer in a few short sentences. I mean first of all it’s a huge ass continent with 13 countries! And we manag...

Patagonia : Penguins in Punta Arenas

February 18, 2019 12 min to read

Patagonia : Penguins in Punta Arenas

Category : Natural Wonder

Punta Arenas is the southernmost “major city” of Chile, situated on the Magellan Strait, at 53° South latitude. Magellan Strait is a narow sea passage at the tip of the South American continent – between mainland South America and the island of Tierra del Fuego, and is named after the famous circumnavigator Ferdinand Magellan...

Patagonia : Ushuaia

February 3, 2019 21 min to read

Patagonia : Ushuaia

Category : Natural Wonder

At 55° South, Ushuaia is the southernmost city of the world*, and tags itself “Fin del Mundo” (The World’s End). It is situated on the island of Tierra del Fuego, on the Beagle Channel (one of the narrow seaworthy passages at the tip of South American continent, which is shielded from the wild Antarctic winds). Before the Pan...

Patagonia : El Chalten

January 28, 2019 18 min to read

Patagonia : El Chalten

Category : Natural Wonder

Patagonia is synonymous for the beautiful outdoors and the town of El Chalten is synonymous with hiking in Argentinian Patagonia. “El Chalten” means “the smoking mountain” in Tehuelche language and refers to Mt. Fitz Roy, the tallest peak in the region which is usually covered with clouds. The town is very young, founded in ...

Patagonia : El Calafate

January 23, 2019 18 min to read

Patagonia : El Calafate

Category : Natural Wonder

Patagonia is the southern part of the South American continent, encompassing broadly the lower halves of Chile and Argentina. It is a wind-swept land, with extremely unpredictable weather, and scarce or no human habitation. It is also one of the most beautiful regions we have visited, EVER! When we started planning for our South Ame...

Salta-Jujuy

January 18, 2019 24 min to read

Salta-Jujuy

Category : Driving, Natural Wonder

Salta & Jujuy region in the northwest of Argentina, bordered by Bolivia and Chile, is a wee bit off the tourist track. The dry dusty landscapes in the region has more in common with Bolivia and Northern Chile rather than the rest of Argentina, but it is gorgeous in its own way. The sparsely populated region has some exceptional ...

Iguazu Falls

January 11, 2019 10 min to read

Iguazu Falls

Category : Natural Wonder

Iguazu Falls are one of the most dramatic and monumental natural wonders in this world. At double the height and three times the width of Niagara Falls, it will turn the most jaded of travelers into excited children. You may have seen all the photos before, but nothing prepares you for the moment when you come face to face with the ...

Snæfellsnes, Iceland

July 25, 2016 7 min to read

Snæfellsnes, Iceland

Category : Natural Wonder

Snæfellsnes is a 90km long peninsula jutting out to the west of Iceland, at the end of which sits Snæfellsjökull – a dormant, glacier-capped volcano – made famous by Jules Verne in his Journey to the Centre of the Earth. As a destination, it is comparatively less well known than the more famous Golden Circle, Blue Lago...

Golden Circle, Iceland

July 21, 2016 3 min to read

Golden Circle, Iceland

Category : Natural Wonder

If you have just a couple of days to spend in Iceland, Golden Circle is where you should head to. The Golden Circle is traditionally meant to comprise of Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National Park Gullfoss Waterfall Strokkur Geyser But when in the area, also worth a visit are the Seltún geothermal area & Kerið Crater lake. ...

Hallstatt, Austria

August 1, 2015 4 min to read

Hallstatt, Austria

Category : Driving, Natural Wonder

Think Alps and we Indians get images of Switzerland in our head – snowcapped peaks, lush green meadows, cow bells, Shahrukh & Kajol etc etc. However, the Alps range stretches halfway across Europe – from France, across north of Italy, Switzerland (of course), the tiny country of Liechtenstein, Germany & Austria. And w...

Pammukale, Turkey

May 24, 2015 1 min to read

Pammukale, Turkey

Category : Natural Wonder

We travelled to Turkey in 2011, much before we started this blog. As a country, Turkey is spectacular! A true melting pot of the East and West, Turkey is recently being credited as the cradle of human civilization (Göbekli Tepe – supposedly the site where organized religion started – as well as first cultivation of wild ...

Spiti Valley

August 17, 2014 21 min to read

Spiti Valley

Category : Driving, Natural Wonder

Imagine a beautiful crescent shaped lake, with the most amazing turquoise colour you have ever seen. White clouds scattered across a stunning blue sky, snow capped hills towering around the lake. It is bright and sunny, yet a chilly wind is blowing, which makes you want to zip up your jacket tighter and push your hands firmly in your...

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