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Surviving the World’s Most Dangerous Road on Bike

The so called “Most Dangerous Road in the World” or sometimes more bluntly, “The Death Road”, is a 61-kilometer road leading from La Paz to Coroico in Bolivia. It is notorious for the numerous death and accidents since its construction in the 1930s. The extreme drop-offs, mostly 3 meter single lane width with no guard rails made the road extremely dangerous, specially big vehicles. Also rain, fog and dust usually cloud the visibility.

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Silver Mine of Potosi

During 17th century Potosi was probably the most prosperous city in the world. This is mainly because of Cerro de Potosi hill, which was practically made of Silver. What I thought would be a cool experience of going inside an active mine, turned out to be a really sad experience.

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The Amazon

The Amazon is as mystical to me as Asia is to the Westerners. Young people today would associate the name to the online mega shop. But when I was a kid, Amazon was this far-away land ruled by all women warriors, the Amazonas. It was this massive jungle where explorers particularly men mysteriously disappear, either eaten or made as slaves. To prove how exotic it was to us, when I told my family that I’m going to the Amazon, my sister made me promise to not get lost in the jungle.

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Sailing to San Blas

One of the most popular backpacker route of border crossing Panama to Colombia (or vice versa) is the 5 days sailing trip through the stunning islands of San Blas.

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Café de Colombia

A visit to Colombia is not complete without having its coffee. But the best way to experience it is to stay in a coffee farm in the Colombian Coffee Region known as the La Zona Cafetera. Drink, breath and learn coffee.

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Philippine Embassies and Consulates in the World

Ever needed a Philippine Embassy or Philippine Consulate while abroad? So you googled and it returned with 20 sites like www.allembassies.com, www.goabroad.com, or even www.pinoy-ofw.com that gave the same address. So you believe it. Why not? Here's why not. Feb 2,...

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Lisbon Pocket Itinerary

Travelling around Lisbon with limited time is not a good idea – the city provides plenty of view decks on its hilly location to enjoy vistas of the river and the sea, rich architectural heritage that will leave you gasping in awe for its highly crafted details, labyrinthine cobblestone alleys with houses decorated in tiles to get lost wandering in, and sumptuous pastries and sweets to indulge on.

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I travel the world on a quest to live a life not ordinary. Having seen more of the world than most people would in a life time, I am grateful and hope that I inspire you to do what you love most

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