This post is contributed by Tony Plowman; my ex-boss, good friend, and a proud South African. For years Tony’s been telling me to visit his homeland (which we hope to do in the near future!). This is the first of several posts he’s writing on South Africa.
Within Lake Nicaragua, which is the largest lake in Central America, lies Isla Ometepe. It is a small island shaped like an hourglass – both sides of the hourglass are volcanoes (Conception on one side, Maderas on the other)
Lauterbrunnen is situated in the Berner Oberland, an area in Central Switzerland containing some of the country’s highest peaks. Lauterbrunnen itself
Most of my friends thought I was crazy when I told them that I was going to Colombia, they thought I had a death wish. I was bored with the usual destinations. I wanted something that would get me excited. I ended up loving Colombia so much on that first trip (in 2005) that I decided [...]
I expected Brazilians to be like those friendly, beautiful people you see in the travel ads. My first upfront experience with a Brazilian was at the airport when I was taking my backpack off the luggage carrousel. I suddenly felt a whack on the back of my heel.
Ko Yao Noi was the highlight of our trip to Thailand. It’s not as spectacular physically as Phi Phi and the beaches are not as nice