My last update we just after we entered Rwanda before we made it over to the DR Congo. We decided to make the most of our gorilla experience and see the massive primates in Virunga National Park. We decided to do a 4-day tour, which allowed us to also climb a massive volcano! From our … Continue reading Jungles, Rainforest and Volcanoes! The DRC.
04.Okt.17 Sitting here on beautiful shores of Lake Kivu, I couldn't be more excited to finally make it here! Getting here though, with a border crossing in the early hours of the morning made for a wee little adventure! We arrived in Rwanda this morning at 5.30am through the Kyanika-Cyanika border crossing. It was freezing, … Continue reading Backpacking in Rwanda: Borders and Boda-Bodas!
02. Okt. 2017 My boyfriend was right when he said, that for the last six days we've seen the River Nile every day. It certainly goes to show that a lot of tourism is centred around it! We started in Jinja just under a week ago. As my boyfriend kayaks, it was a priority! As … Continue reading Chasing the Nile.
This evening, my father and I rediscovered our mutual interest in India and everything Bollywood. Eating a Thai Red Curry for dinner with movie song clips playing on Youtube made for interesting dinner conversation. We commented that both of our recent trips were somewhat inspired by various scenes that we have seen in recent-ish Bollywood … Continue reading India in 128 hours.
It's the final countdown! In just a few weeks, my boyfriend and I will head on our next legit backpacking trip to East and Southern Africa! It has actually been a few years since we've done one together, South America being the last. We've been lucky enough to do a few trips individually over the … Continue reading Building the Excitement! East Africa ’17
Bhutan is a magical place, one that many travellers can only dream about. Wanting to make the most of my opportunity, my two weeks could not have more perfect! I left with new friends, a wealth of Buddhist knowledge and hunger for more. Friendly, respectful and outgoing, the Bhutanese welcomed me with open arms. Thangthangka, … Continue reading Bhutan for the Backpacker: My Experience
The adventures of packing. The smallest detail which can make or break a trip. That small charger you forgot, or that extra pair of shoes you never needed. We've all been there. I know each time I go on a trip I play a small game of tetris with my backpack, hoping to make the … Continue reading Packing Tips: My Must Have Items
Classic but gruelling on-road ride over a 2488m pass, culminating with incomparable Himalayan views at Daman. The ride begins on the Kathmandu- Pokhara Hwy, which gives the only access to the valley. After leaving the valley, the highway descends to Naubise, at the base of the Mahesh Khola Valley, 27km from Kathmandu. ... Start a … Continue reading 2- Wheeled Escapades: Kathmandu to Daman.
Do we ever have enough?
This place deservees its own chapter! So far we've kayaked, biked, hiked & hiked some more! Its amazing how much this [place] has to offer!