Central Asian countries aren’t exactly known for being well-developed, especially in the Pamirs region, which tends to have harsh weather conditions and hardly any roads. The borders close in the winter due to the roads getting buried under meters-thick blankets of snow. The locals in the Pamirs r
The jeep I was sitting in tore its way through the muddy mountain roads somewhere in Nepal, a misty chasm plummeting down one side and a barren slope rising on the other. I had no idea where the hell they were taking me.
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Have you ever been drenched by a desert rain? Tatacoa Desert is the place to find one, with its reddish arid expanse stretching from one wall of mountains to another, riddled with sudden drops and numerous cacti.
“I have always loved the desert. One sits down on a desert sand dune, sees nothing, he
Relics from the past, carved in stone, their creators are gone and forgotten, but the stone remains, stone remembers.
San Agustin is a small Colombian town in the Andes, slumbering beside the source of River Magdalena, which then carries its waters across all the country all the way to the Caribb
Getting drenched in the heavy rains, walking through the jungle, spotting natives and snakes nearby Tena, Ecuador.
After descending into the Amazon Basin, I took a route North and had a few days to spend in Tena and its surroundings. This area is full of communities-owned territories just as it is
Once outside of Quito, the scenery changes rapidly, gray concrete gives way to lush green rainforests blanketing unbelievable landscapes
Baños de Agua Santa is a city also known as "Gateway to the Amazon", as it's the last major city one must pass before leaving the Andes and entering the hot and h
How I broke the laws of two countries in order to cross the overcrowded border and my impressions from the enormous capital of Ecuador
It was May the 4th when I visited Santuario de Los Lajas, which was my last destination in Colombia. This country I liked so much, I've spent more than 2 months th
This tall intricate church spans the canyon it's built in, creating a breathtaking view. The canyon walls are covered with stone and metal plates inscribed with prayers and wishes of the worshipers.
The Las Lajas Sanctuary in southwest Colombia has made a name for its stunning architecture and a s
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Popayán is a city in western Colombia, southwest of Bogotá, located 1760 meters above sea level, and having an average temperature of 18 °C. It's known for its whitewashed colonial buildings and as a religious center with popular Holy We
Nearly every traveller who is crossing Colombia from North to South (or vice versa) is going through the Salsa capital, Cali, which is the third-largest city in Colombia by population and and the second-largest by territory. It was founded in 1536 by the Spanish conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar
Long time ago in a galaxy not so far away...
Since the dawn of cinematography Cali has been regarded as the cinema capital of Colombia, and for a good reason, as many famous directors and writers have been living and working here. So it's no wonder the city got its own museum dedicated to this for
The Cocora Valley is a natural jewel of Colombia and a cool place for hiking. The vistas of green rolling hills and needle-like palm trees are breathtaking. The place is way too touristic though, just like Salento, the town nearby.
The Cocora valley (Spanish: Valle de Cocora) is a valley in the d