Quilotoa Loop (Video)

After Quito came Latacunga, a town about 100 kilometres south of the capital. Latacunga as a town isn’t exactly bursting with tourist attractions but it is an important hub for anyone wanting to visit some of Ecuador’s most popular natural attractions: (1) Cotopaxi volcano, (2) Chimborazo volcano and (3) Quilotoa Crater Lake….  (3) Quilotoa Crater…

Chimborazo – The world’s highest point

After Quito came Latacunga, a town about 100 kilometres south of the capital. Latacunga as a town isn’t exactly bursting with tourist attractions but it is an important hub for anyone wanting to visit some of Ecuador’s most popular natural attractions: (1) Cotopaxi volcano, (2) Chimborazo volcano and (3) Quilotoa Crater Lake….  (2) Chimborazo Volcano…

Cotopaxi – The worlds highest active volcano

After Quito came Latacunga, a town about 100 kilometres south of the capital. Latacunga as a town isn’t exactly bursting with tourist attractions but it is an important hub for anyone wanting to visit some of Ecuador’s most popular natural attractions: (1) Cotopaxi volcano, (2) Chimborazo volcano and (3) Quilotoa Crater Lake….  Cotopaxi Volcano We…

Volcán Puracé

(För svensk text, scrolla ner under bilderna.) The day we walked up to the volcano in Puracé National Park was special in many ways. The start was early, at 4am we left our Hostel to take a bus into the mountains and into the national park where the volcano was located. The bus left the…

Ciudad Perdida – The Lost City

We started day One by jumping in the back of a 4×4. The first hour on the road was fine until we took a sharp turn onto a narrow dirt track and the next hour or so became very interesting. As we drove deeper and deeper into the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains, the…

Goodbye Vietnam

(For english version, please use Google Translate) Ytterligare två månader har nu passerat (totalt 5,5 månad på resande fot) och vi är redo att säga hejdå till Vietnam. Vi anlände en grå och dimmig förmiddag (normalt väder i norra Vietnam) till Hanois flygplats där vi direkt blev prövade av de attackerande taxichaufförer som ville köra oss…

Sapa and Fansipan

Sapa is a colourful and charming mountain village in northern Vietnam, close to the boarder with China. The village lies in a valley about 1500 meters over sea level and is surrounded by the The Hoàng Liên Son mountain range, which includes Indochina’s highest mountain, Fan Si Pan. We decided to take a four-day trip…

The grandfather volcano-Mount Ruapehu

One amazing thing about New Zealand is that, in terms of nature, it has it all. Beaches, forests, jungles, farmlands, snow-peaked mountains, rivers, lakes, streams, a continuous coastline and desert. If you like the outdoors what more do you want. Another thing, that we haven’t mentioned yet and is an important part of New Zealand’s…

Severe weather warning for the National Park

(För svensk text scrolla längre ner) About a month ago, we booked one of New Zealand’s ‘Great Walks‘. We chose the Tongariro Northern Circuit for its stunning nature and views from the top and around its three large volcanoes (still active by the way) in the land of the Maori’s. Until now, we had been…

Campsite next to Waikato River – Video in swedish

Svenska: Campingplatsen brevid Waikato River (inte Taupo-floden som Frida säger i videon) utanför staden Taupo på Nya Zelands norra ö. Ber om ursäkt för stundvis knagglig svenska, pratar inte det så ofta längre 🙂 English: Campsite next to Waikato River outside the city of Taupo. The video is in swedish.

Hillary Trail – Day 5

“The Hillary Trail is a self-guided four day tramp through lush native forest and along the wild coast of the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park. The trail is named after Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand’s most famous mountaineer and explorer, and captures his sense of adventure and introduces you to the joys of overnight camping. The Hillary…