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chronicles of a modern bohemian with itchy feet

Visiting king Julien and his lemurs: Madagascar!

It has been a while since our big trip around Africa and Asia, but I still remember visiting this beautiful island like it was yesterday. In preparation of our 6 month journey, we gathered at our kitchen bar with the World Atlas I still had from primary school. We would pick 10 countries to visit….

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Take a Hike! You might like one of these…

I’m not telling you it’s gonna be easy, but I’m telling you it’s gonna be worth it. My 5 favourite hikes around the world 1. Annapurna Circuit – Nepal (14 days – ∧5.416m) Feel tiny and lilliputian between the massive 8000m Himalayan peaks, while crossing world’s highest Thorong La Pass around day 10. Take it slow at…

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In search of the silverbacks – the ultimate safari

At a certain point during our big 6 month trip (back in 2010), we ended up relaxing on Zanzibar for a while. The food there was amazing – if you order it four hours in advance, that is – until  Ramadan started. And after taking life slow and snorkelling for a day or ten, it was time for…

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Morocco

Marrakech – Imlil – Atlas – Toubkal – Ait Ben Haddou – Tinghir – Ouarzazate – Merzouga – Rissani – Fes – Volubilis – Meknes – Chefchauen – Tanger – Essaouira

The BIG Trip

Madagascar – Kenya – Tanzania – Zanzibar – Uganda – India – Nepal – Malaysia – Thailand – Cambodia – Laos – Vietnam – Taiwan

South Africa & Swaziland

Stellenbosch – Franschhoek – Cape Town – Boulders Bay – Gansbaai – Hermanus – Johannesburg – Blyde River Canyon – Kruger – Nelspruit – Mbabane

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