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Sary Chalek Mountain Lake and National Park (Kyrgyzstan)

Русская версия After having some rest from Pamir adventures, in Kyrgyz Osh, we departed for new adventures: to the famous Sary-Chalek lake.
Sary Chalek

Chinese New Year or how to get from Vietnam to China

Русская версия When we were going to China, Malaysia, and Vietnam before the Chinese New Year 2014, many people tried to urge us against doing so. The problem is that the time before and during the New Year is characterized with lots of migrations: everyone goes to visit his or her relatives and friends just like we do before the New Year and Christmas. That is why the borders, the roads, and the transport are overloaded and this is not the best time for travelling. But we did not have another choice, and travelled anyway.
Chinese New Year

Ban Rak Thai – Chinese Village in the North of Thailand

Русская версия Continuing our trip in the North of Thailand and Mae Hong Son Loop, we started from Mae Sariang to Chinese Ban Rak Thai early in the morning. Thailand is considered to be a warm country, but mornings on bike are rather cold and uncomfortable. Moreover, during the first hour the road was quite boring, but also almost free of traffic. After the sun came out, and the first pictures were made, the trip became much more fun.
Mae Hong Son Loop

Olkhon Island (Baikal): How to Reach It, Where to Stay, and What to Do

Русская версия Our constant readers remember that Olkhon island became one of our greatest impressions from Baikal. Today we tell how to organize the trip to the island as effectively as possible to fully enjoy it.
Small sea


Русская версия You may easily spend a month in Kamchatka without seeing all you want: there is too much to see! Yet, the place to start with is always its capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and its surroundings. Then you may go to Esso, Tolbachik volcano, Mutnovsky volcano, or Mutnovskaya geothermal power plant.
flight to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

Miami for Beginners, Including Miami Beach

Русская версия Miami does not sound like a cheap destination, but with its free transportion and places to visit, it is actually very suitable for tourism on a budget. Miami is very tourist-friendly, which means you may see a lot of things on your own without investing many resources. There is a lot to see: Miami beach, downtown, skyscrapers, ocean, ethnic neighborhoods, museums… Everyone may find something interesting.