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Travelling by ferry in Indonesia: our photo reportage from an overcrowded Pelni vessel

Passengers filling up every inch of the Pelni ferryPassengers filling up every inch of the Pelni ferry

The idea of travelling by ferry in Indonesia can be frightening for first time visitors, given the high amount of accidents happening on Indonesian waters and news coverage. But the state owned company Pelni has revealed to be safe for the last 30 years or so, as we explained in our previous article about the safety of

Window views in Norway: nature in the backyard

View from a train window in NorwayView from a train window in Norway

 While traveling in Norway last year, we were impressed by the amazing views and luxurious nature that Norwegian people could enjoy daily. And the best part was that they weren't moving from home, but just by sitting in the comfort and warmth of their houses, they could stare outside at the magnificence of Mother Nature

Road Manali to Leh: my story blocked by floods

The muddy narrow road after ManaliThe muddy narrow road after Manali

This is an experience that is still clearly impressed in my mind despite not recent. It was August 2010 and I was almost at the end of my 9 months Asian trip, planning to visit the legendary Buddhist hamlet of Leh in Ladakh, India. Unfortunately I wasn't able to reach my final destination, because we got stuck on the famous road

Free accommodation: 15 Strange places where I slept for free without a tent

Sleeping in the Golden Temple, AmristarSleeping in the Golden Temple, Amristar

While travelling on a budget sometimes things can go wrong or different than expected, ending up sleeping somewhere unusual at night. Others times it might be just one's will to experience things from a different point of view. Below a selection of 15 strange places where I slept for free during my trips, without a tent. No need

Who is behind this travel blog? An insight into the life of two gypsy travellers

Davide and Oti, off dutyDavide and Oti, off duty

We recognized that while we write many articles in our travel blog about places that we visit, we say how amazing they are, we upload photos, and we tell you how to go there, we never say anything about us, and more than that we rarely put photos of the gypsy travellers in action! So we thought about making up for this mistake

Kumbh Mela in India: Hindu religion and traditions in Haridwar

That's why a number of people estimated between 30 and 70 millions, attended the last Kumbh Mela in 2010, arriving from all over India and from abroad. Part of them arrived by foot, after long pilgrimages. 1Pilgrims-Kumbh Mela Haridwar India 2010 6318

This year took place in Allahabad, India, the Maha Kumbh Mela, the biggest religious gathering of the world attracting tens of Millions of Hindu pilgrims each time. If you want to know where these millions of people are sleeping, about the "parties" after the prayers, and who are this ash-smeared naked people, keep reading my

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Sunset from the top of the Rock of Gibraltar

Our last sunset in Europe before going to Africa, was definitely one to remember with magnifi ...

View of Land's End arch and cliffs in Cornwall

Today we were lucky to manage to hitchhike to Land's End, one of the extremities of United Ki ...

Transfagarasan road in Romania seen at night

I took this photo on my second night spent camping next to Balea Lake, after hitchhiking on t ...

Fireworks in front of Castel San'Angelo in Rome

Since some years on June 29th in Rome, there is a historical representation called "La girand ...

Portrait of a local woman in a traditional Indoensian village

This is a portrait I took of a local woman in the village of Nage, in Flores, Indonesia. Nage ...

Sunrise in Jatiluwih rice fields in Bali

While we have seen many rice fields in Java and in the rest of Indonesia, the rice terraces o ...

Sunset between the clouds in Gunung Lawu, Indonesia

This year we decided to spend an alternative Easter. Far away from our families in the bigges ...

A magic place in Kefalonia island: Melissani cave

We still have so many amazing places to write about, but time is not always our friend. Last ...

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