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Chile Campervan
Chile Campervan Adventure
Posted by Warren Dobe | 29 Jan 2018

Most epic roadtrips are booked long in advance, have a detailed itinerary and a list of must do's along the way. So with a week's notice and knowledge of Chile...

Ubud Monkey Forest
Ubud Monkey Forest
Posted by Warren Dobe | 07 Nov 2017

A baby clings to its mother's chest as she scampers up a tree, a lone rebel is trying to crack a resilient nut on the pavement and a village elder...

Tegalalang Rice Terrace
In Pursuit of Happiness
Posted by Warren Dobe | 16 Oct 2017

Rice paddies cascade down volcanic mountains like green lava fields. Terraced land is so ubiquitous it looks as though formed from nature in this self-proclaimed island of the Gods. Workers...

Mt Bakur, Bali
Mt Bakur Mountain Biking
Posted by Warren Dobe | 02 Oct 2017

There is nothing that says adventure more than cycling down an active volcano. An overblown imagination might conceive visions of racing rivers of lava down the mountain. Yet, with reports...

Nasi Goreng warung bu mangku
Nasi Goreng Tour of Bali
Posted by Warren Dobe | 18 Sep 2017

Nasi Goreng, the unofficial national dish of Indonesia. This ubiquitous item appears on menus from Jakarta to Denpasar. While 'fried rice' is the literal translation, this simple dish combines many...

The ronze Horseman Saint Petersburg
Saint Petersburg
Posted by Warren Dobe | 21 Aug 2017

If you are devoid of a Russian history major prior to your visit to Saint Petersburg you may find yourself looking vacantly at testaments to distant Tsars, peering curiously at...

adams peak trail
Adam’s Peak, Sri Lanka
Posted by Warren Dobe | 29 Dec 2016

As far as mountain names go, Adam's Peak is as simple as you get. Alongside Everest, the Matterhorn or Acongagua it seems quite plain. But this is Sri Lanka where...

halloween new orleans
Halloween in New Orleans
Posted by Warren Dobe | 31 Oct 2016

Our Halloween begun with a scene out of American Horror Story. Our Lafayette Airbnb creaked and moaned all night, cats mysteriously appeared from nowhere and then disappeared just as quickly....

Macchu Pichu
Machu Picchu
Posted by Warren Dobe | 10 Sep 2011

...continued from Inca trail. Awake 4am for a 5am departure. It is dark, cold and still. Packing up camp Allison decides to donate her Ugg slippers to the Inca gods....

Inca Trail
Inca Trail
Posted by Warren Dobe | 07 Sep 2011

Inca trail beckoned after a 2 day acclimitisation in the quaint town of Cusco. A relatively civilised wake up time of 6am for a 7am departure. We meet our Inca...