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Karakul, Karakul Tajikistan, Pamir
Asia, Central Asia, City Guides, Eastern Pamir, Gorno Badakhshan, Tajikistan, Travel Guide

Windswept Desolation In Karakul, Tajikistan

Windswept Desolation In Karakul, Tajikistan Updated February 2024, Windswept Desolation In Karakul, Tajikistan was originally published in June 2020 Most travelers journeying along Tajikistan’s main tourist attraction, the Pamir Highway, tend to only make a short stop in Karakul to break for breakfast lunch and to gaze at the blue waters. Sure, the village of Karakul […]

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Armenia travel, Armenia travel guide, Armenia, Lake Sevan, Sevan, Lake Sevan Armenia, Sevanavank, Sevanavank Monastery, Monastery Savanavank
Armenia, Asia, Caucasus, Europe, Nagorno-Karabakh, Travel Guide

Armenia Travel Guide: Monasteries, Mountains & A Disputed Territory

Armenia Travel Guide Updated February 2024, The Armenia Travel Guide was originally written in August 2018 Straddling Europe and Asia in the South Caucuses, Armenia is a real treat for those that venture into its borders. Without much thought and no planning, I hopped on a marshrutka in Tbilisi bound for Yerevan, not expecting Armenia to

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Murghab, Tajikistan, Eastern Pamir
Asia, Central Asia, City Guides, Eastern Pamir, Gorno Badakhshan, Tajikistan, Travel Guide

Murghab Travel Guide + 4 Things To Do In Murghab, Tajikistan

Murghab Travel Guide + 4 Things To Do In Murghab Updated February 2024, Murghab Travel Guide + 4 Things To Do In Murghab, Tajikistan was originally written in March 2020 Welcome to the wild wild east! Murghab is a peculiar, rugged frontier town located in Tajikistan’s Eastern Pamir at a staggering elevation of 3,650 meters. Murghab

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Rabban Hormizd Monastery, Alqosh, Iraqi Kurdistan, Kurdistan, Iraq
Asia, City Guides, Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Middle East, Travel Guide

Rabban Hormizd Monastery in Alqosh

Rabban Hormizd Monastery in Alqosh Updated February 2024, Rabban Hormizd Monastery in Alqosh was originally published in July 2020 Dating back to 640 AD, the Rabban Hormizd Monastery sits clung and carved into a mountainside just outside the town of Alqosh, located in what is now under the control of Iraqi Kurdistan. The Rabban Hormizd

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Rainbow Mountain, Rainbow Mountain Peru, Vinicunca, Ausangate
Hiking & Trekking, Peru, South America, Travel Guide

Tips for Hiking Rainbow Mountain

Tips For Hiking Peru’s Rainbow Mountain Updated February 2024, Tips for Hiking Peru’s Rainbow Mountain was originally written in May 2018 Hiking the Rainbow Mountain has skyrocketed to one of the top things people planning a trip to Peru want to do. Luckily I was able to visit almost two years ago when it was

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Maharloo, Maharloo Lake, Maharloo Lake Shiraz, Maharloo Lake, Iran, Maharloo Lake Fars, Maharloo Pink Lake, Pink Lake, Pink Lake Shiraz, Pink Lake Iran, Pink Lake Fars, Shiraz Pink Lake, Iran Pink Lake, Fars Pink Lake, Persia Pink Lake, Iran, Shiraz, Fars, Middle East
Asia, City Guides, Iran, Middle East, Travel Guide

Visiting Shiraz’s Pink Lake: Maharloo Lake, Iran

Visiting Shiraz’s Pink Lake: Maharloo Lake, Iran Updated February 2024, Visiting Shiraz’s Pink Lake: Maharloo Lake, Iran was originally written in April 2020 I knew very little about Shiraz prior to my visit, aside from the uber-famous Pink Nasir al Molk Mosque. When I arrived in the city I was welcomed by a friend of a friend

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Nasir al Molk Mosque, Shiraz
Asia, City Guides, Iran, Middle East, Travel Guide

Shiraz Travel Guide + 17 Things To Do In Shiraz

Shiraz Travel Guide + 17 Things To Do In Shiraz Updated June 2023, Shiraz Travel Guide + 17 Things To Do In Shiraz was originally written in April 2020 With the scent of orange blossoms in the air, I stepped out of a taxi at Vakil Bazaar after having just arrived from Hormuz Island (via

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Beeman Hill, Perseverance Harbor, Northwest Bay, Campbell Island, New Zealand, Subantarctic, Subantarctic Islands
Antarctica, New Zealand, Oceana, Subantarctic, Travel Guide

Off The Beaten Path New Zealand: Campbell Island

I traveled onboard the M/V Ortelius from New Zealand to visit Campbell Island on the way down to the Ross Sea & Antarctica as an independent press & media representative with Oceanwide Expeditions. All opinions are my own. Campbell Island: Off The Beaten Path New Zealand Updated February 2024, Campbell Island, New Zealand Off The Beaten Path was

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Al Fatk, Al Fatk Yemen, al Mahrah, Mahrah. Yemen
Asia, Middle East, Travel Guide, Yemen

A Journey Through Yemen’s Al Mahrah Region

A Journey Through Yemen’s Al Mahrah Region Updated February 2024, A Journey Through Yemen’s Al Mahrah Region was originally published in June 2020 Al Mahrah is Yemen’s easternmost governorate, butting up to Oman and Saudi Arabia, and encompassing a large swath of Yemen’s Rub al Khali, or Empty Quarter. The Al Mahrah region is still very

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Dore Canyon, Barzan, Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq
Asia, Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Travel Guide

Visiting Dore Canyon Near Barzan, Iraqi Kurdistan

Visiting Dore Canyon Near Barzan, Iraqi Kurdistan Updated February 2024, Visiting Dore Canyon Near Barzan, Iraqi Kurdistan was originally published in July 2020 Near the town of Barzan, located about 140 kilometers from the Iraqi Kurdistan capital of Erbil sits the beautiful Dore Canyon. Akin to scenes from the much more famous Horseshoe Bend, this more lush

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