Cusco & Machu Picchu

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We’re finally here in Peru, a country that had haunted the dreams of Thomas since the Adventures of Tintin: the Prisoners of the Sun. Perú, the land of the Incas, llamas and condors. We arrived in Cusco exhausted having spent more than 34 hours in airplanes and airports, and dumped our backpacks at the Wild […]

Rajasthan, Part Two

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On our second day in Pushkar, Thomas tries to get in touch with his friend Pierre, a Frenchman whom he met two years earlier, almost to the day at a shop in Udaipur, and with whom he had spent more than two weeks, traveling from Varanasi to Darjeeling. It was a pleasure to meet again. […]

You dive me crazy !

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Following our stay in Brunei, we chose to spend a few days on the island of Labuan, the paradise duty free island (see previous article) to relax after the trek, and celebrate Anne-Marie’s birthday. We were in one of the few affordable accommodations on the island, Jack’s Guesthouse. Jack is an extremely generous host: we […]

Water for Elephants

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It’s been 3 days since we arrived on the islands of southern Thailand. Koh Chang to start with, for five nights. Koh Chang is the largest island in the Gulf of Thailand, and the second in the country after Phuket. Chang means “elephant” in Thai, due to the shape that the island possesses. For the […]