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Around the World Travel Blog and Photos

Around the World Travel Blog and Photos
Miyajima, a sacred island in Japan. So sacred in fact that its famous Itsukushima Shinto Shrine (now a UNESCO site) was designed very cleverly 500 years ago in a way that prevented anyone from actually touching it. You see, raised walkways provided a way for pilgrims to visit the island without coming into direct contact with the island’s sacred ground. The purity of the island was kept in check for hundreds of years. (Another cool design feature: the shrine appears to float on water during high tide.) Once at the shrine we gazed out over the water to the famous “floating” vermillion Torii (gate), only to find scaffolding and construction work obscuring the iconic structure.

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How to Pack for a 1 Year, Round the World Trip - Powered by Tofu Packing light is one of the top questions I get about my RTW career break. We all know that person who drags a mammoth rolling suitcase on vacation and many of us have encountered the smelly guy who brags about only carrying a daypack. I like to think that there’s a happy medium that anyone can accomplish. Packing Tips:Backpack size is important. People often comment on how small my pack is (Marmot Diva 35 2,100 cu in and a $70 backpack to boot!), but they forget that I’m 5′ 3″ and 125 pounds. How I Can Afford My Life Of Constant Travel I’m confused. I’m simply confused as to how it’s possible that I have so far failed to properly explain how I’ve managed to travel/live/work abroad nonstop for 12 years straight (and counting). The questions are still pouring in every single day: How do you do it? How is it possible to travel for so long? Where does the money come from?

Offbeat Travel 52 Perfect Tips Weird Funny Strange Bizarre Odd Unusual Here are 52 Offbeat things that I’ve come across my travels, or reading the adventures of others, that I’ve converted into 52 Perfect Offbeat Travel Tips. 1. Drink mielie, or maize beer straight from a rubbish bin in a Namibian village. - Living Bueno - How to Live Anywhere in the World for&Free Skeptical Face Travel for free? This dudes crazy right? mister blizzard Welcome First of all thank you very much for coming to my page. So glad that you stopped by! My name is Alan Blizzard and this is my website dedicated to people, places, things and music that I enjoy. My Past I grew up in Collierville, Tennessee, United States which is in the suburbs of Memphis, home of BBQ, the Blues and Elvis.

Flashpacker HQ These resource pages are ongoing and come from many sources including online searches, word of mouth recommendations, books, pamphlets, brochures, and my own travel experiences. If you have anything to add, would like something removed, or something isn’t working correctly, please let me know. The flags below are meant to give you an idea of which nationalities the link is for or where the company is located. Common sense should tell you if you’re able to use a given link from another country.

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19 Epic Adventures by Travel Bloggers in 2011 19 Epic Adventures by Travel Bloggers in 2011 As the end of 2011 fast approaches, waves of year-end reviews have been circulating the travel blog community. There have been countless adventures by hundreds of travel bloggers, each special and unique in their own way. But there were a few adventures that stood out from the rest (at least in our minds). We’ve highlighted 19 epic adventures taken by travel bloggers during the past year.

Köppen climate classification Updated Köppen–Geiger climate map[1] The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems. It was first published by Russian German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1884, with several later modifications by Köppen himself, notably in 1918 and 1936. Later, German climatologist Rudolf Geiger collaborated with Köppen on changes to the classification system, which is thus sometimes referred to as the Köppen–Geiger climate classification system. Scheme[edit] The Köppen climate classification scheme divides climates into five main groups, each having several types and subtypes.

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The Traveller’s Medicine Cabinet: 5 Essential Drugs for the Road While out roving you aren’t always (or even often) anywhere near a hospital or pharmacy. But, if you pack these nutritional supplements and natural medications wherever you go, you’ll be able to cope just fine. #1: Kratom One is Company: Choosing to Travel Solo Christine has been a long time reader and commenter on this site, so I was really excited when she asked to write a blog post. As a big proponent of solo travel myself, I really like how Christine honestly weighs the pros and cons of deciding to go it alone. If you like this post, be sure to check out her newly launched blog C’est Christine. I never intended to backpack for five weeks through Europe by myself. I spent months trying to convince friends to come with me, perfecting a persuasive spiel as to why it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that shouldn’t be passed up.

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