Posts Tagged ‘hiking’

#AdvTravelChat – Hikes Around the World

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Favorite #Travelgrams From My South Island Road Trip

The latter half of 2013 provided some of my most memorable travel experiences to date. Exploring frozen landscapes, zip lining through ancient forests and kayaking on glacial waters, New Zealand is a location bursting with acti...



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Rediscovering My Home Country of South Africa

After quitting our jobs, my husband and I we ventured out to experience life in Thailand. After teaching and exploring Asia, we returned home for a short hiatus. Thereafter we made the best decision ever, to explore our own cou...


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Ice and Spikes: New Zealand

Originally published in WildJunket Magazine Summer 2013 he bad weather may have passed, but it had left a present. The corrugated face of New Zealand’s Franz Josef glacier had been softened by an overnight dump of fresh powd...



#FriFotos: Take a Hike

#FriFotosfollow is a weekly Twitter chat where travelers can share their favorite photos based on a certain theme. To see this week’s theme and photos, search #FriFotos on Twitter. Tweet one of your own and join in the fun!...


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Hiking The Crater Of An Active Volcano

Forty-nine kilometers from the shores of New Zealand’s North Island is a turbulent marine mountain that conceals a dark secret. Currently defined as in a ‘permanent state of unrest,’ this volcanic island harbors the p...



Diving, Surfing, and Hiking: Top 5 Adventures in Barbados

Barbados is a small county that lies in the Caribbean just northeast of the South American country, Venezuela. As a famous tourist destination, it is a popular country for water sports because it is surrounded by just that; pro...


Whistler: Beyond the Slopes

After hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics and just wrapping up its annual World Ski and Snowboard Festival, Whistler has sealed in its reputation as a top destination for skiing and snowboarding. What impressed me during my visit,...



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Galicia: Pilgrimage to the Sea

Originally published in WildJunket Magazine Issue 5 (Winter 2012) loud squelch escaped as I wriggled my feet into a chilly pair of thick rubber boots. They’re not my normal choice of footwear for a trip to the beach, and ye...


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Walking the Camino de Santiago: See You on the Way

Originally published in WildJunket Magazine Issue 1 (Jun/Jul 2012) efore the sun even has a chance to peek its head over the Spanish horizon, the pilgrims awaken. Sleeping bags are quietly, expertly rolled up. Hiking boots are...