US West in a week. Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks
US West in a week. Day 2. Highlights of Yosemite National Park, giant trees at Sequoia National Park and sunset on Moro rock.
Climbing Mount Augustus, the largest rock in the world
Climbing Mount Augustus in western Australia. Is it really the largest rock in the world? What about Uluru? Different sources will tell you different stories, but I prefer the one which calls Mount Augustus as largest rock and not the Uluru.
Activities to pursue in the Canary Islands
Activities in the Canary Islands: hiking Mount Teide and in La Caldera de Taburiente National Park, scuba diving at UNESCO Marine Reserve.
Nepal is banning solo trekking?
Is it true Nepal is banning solo trekking? No, it is not. I should say – it is not yet. But it seems tour agencies in Nepal are working hard to make hikers to pay more additional fees for their services.
Lake O’Hara. Most beautiful day hike in Canada
Lake O’Hara in Yoho NP is one of most beautiful lakes in Canada. But you need to make reservation in advance to reach Lake O’Hara by bus.
Nepal TIMS Card is not free any more
From April 1, 2010 Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card in Nepal is not free any more.
How much does it cost trekking in Nepal
It depends which option you will choose – independent trekking, organized tour, hiring porter and/or guide, season you are planning to go there. Cheapest option is independent trekking. In this case you need about 10-15$US/day. Bed in guest houses cost about 2-3$US/night and other expenses are for food. But depending on season and the size […]
Key Summit trail. Short trails in New Zealand
Trail to Key Summit is short detour from Routeburn Track (one of a New Zealand Great Walk) on the way to Milford sound.
Lake Marian track. Short trails in New Zealand
Lake Marian track in New Zealand. Short hiking trail located on the way to famous Milford Sound. It takes about 1 hour one way.