Month: January 2012

In Jim Corbett National Park, you can touch, hand-feed and bathe the elephants – the full experience. Get the Elephant Experience at Jim Corbett National Park The experience and camp is claimed to include: Reception Centre with displays of elephant and other animals in the park. Boutique Gift Shop, featuring a massive range of wildlife […]

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Where in India can one wash and play with elephants?

I’ve seem a documentary in which a host is washing elephants somewhere in India (I believe it was Kerala) but I can’t remember where I’ve seen it. Image courtesy of tiagopereira and is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 So… I’d like to know where in India are foreigners allowed to wash (and play with) the […]

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Visiting villages in Kerala

How do I visit and spend a couple of nights in non-touristy villages in Kerala between Kochi, Alappuzha and Kollam? Do I just hire a boat and ask them to take me to such a village? Could you recommend any villages where I can find accommodation and see Keralan rural life? Do you have any […]

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Out of interest, there may not be a Lonely Planet book for Menorca, but their website contains a write-up for it: Introducing Menorca – Menorca Travel Information and Travel Guide – Spain – Lonely Planet. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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Definitely plan a stop in Kyoto/Nara when you are on your way to Tokyo. Kyoto was my favorite second destination when I was in Japan. I can’t be more specific, I have very good memories of getting lost in Kyoto on many occasions. Oh yes, do consider visiting a Japanese bath house. I agree with […]

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Would going on a cargo ship count as a tour? In that case there is a tour operator offering various tours, of which their offers on oceania, are quite long. One example being Rotterdam-Dunkerque-Le Havre-New York-Savannah-Kingston-Manzanillo-Panama Canal-Papeete-Laukota-Noumea-Brisbane-Sydney-Melbourne-Tauranga-Napier-Panama Canal-Manzanillo-Savannah-Philadelphia-Tilbury-Rotterdam, duration ca. 84 days Especially since they offer intermediate stops, you can prolong this “tour” for quite […]

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Since we don’t really care about the mode of transportation: 143 nights: http://www.rssc.com/cruises/VOY121024H/Itinerary.aspx 115 nights: Silver Sea World Cruise 115 nights: Holland America World At one point there was a 335 night cruise but as far as I can tell that company is now out of business 2010. Had to add this Around the world […]

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Traveler’s Century Club: Something similar just for Europe?

Yesterday I heard for the first time about the Traveler’s Century Club. To become a member of this club you have to visit 100 or more countries. Although I’m not really interested in joining such a club, I’m curious if there is a similar club for European countries. So let’s say you can become a […]

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Copernicus Airport Wrocław in southern Poland. Source: https://stackoverflow.com/

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