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.
Outdoor activities in lake Garda
Lake Garda in Italy is a popular water sports destination. You can go windsurfing, canyoning, climbing, hiking.
Learning surfing in Australia
Learning surfing in Australia. Best beaches to learn surfing – Seven Mile Beach, Byron Bay, Manly.
You can’t dive Titanic, but there is President Coolidge
The wreck of Titanic as memorial of the tragedy is located deeply underwater on the seabed. For shipwreck divers it would be like diamond. Unfortunately it is located too deep.. But…There is one place, which must be on to do list of every keen shipwreck diver..
Surfing in Munich
It can sound like joke if you know that Munich is located inland far far from any sea or ocean. But that’s no joke. You can surf in the heart of Munich only 10 minutes walk from Marienplatz. First time I saw this 10 years ago. At the time I have no idea about surfing […]
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.