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 […]

Magical Moorea

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We reminisce on our time when we were saving money for our adventure, in our bedroom in Dublin, looking at the world map we bought during Christmas 2011, upon which we stuck thumb tacks on the countries we hoped to visit. We plotted our route, changed our minds, consulted travel guides and blogs, one pin […]

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. […]

Rumble in the Jungle

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We said good bye to sunny Mabul Island and took the boat at 16.00 to the mainland. It was a longer, more bumpy and wet ride back and we made a couple of stops for emergency boat repair! Upon arrival in Semporna we checked into Sipidan Inn, an oasis in an otherwise dirty town. A […]