Posts by Kendrick


Last updated: 07/18/17Most people who travel in South America will overland their way from one country to the next. While I was in Ecuador, I decided I wanted to go to Colombia next, since both countries are next to each other. It turns out there are several steps required to complete this long journey from Quito to Bogota. Step 1: Go to the Quito Bus Terminal From your accommodation in Ecuador, take a taxi to the bus terminal in...

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Last updated: 07/12/17Finishing off my Asia segment turned out to be more pricey than I’d like. As you know, when you travel fast, it will cost more money. I had to take taxis more frequently, to learn the ropes of each country as quickly as possible. Despite the fast pace, I had a good time checking off each wonder of nature and the world during these last two weeks. Complete 3 Days Beijing, China Spending Breakdown: Korea Air flight...

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Last updated: 07/12/17There is nothing worse than feeling disappointed when you discover what you saw online is not the same in real life. No, I’m not talking online dating. I’m talking about going to Salar de Uyuni only to find out there is no mirror effect! The Mirror Effect at the Salt Flats Happens Only in the Rainy Season Why does this happen? In order to see the famous mirror effect in the Bolivian Salt Flats, a thin layer of...

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Last updated: 07/5/17Komodo Dragon Island is my final stop in Asia, and one of the more complicated ones to reach. I actually wondered if it was worth the effort to see some of the biggest lizards in the world. After much thought, I decided to pull the trigger, because I do want to see all Seven Wonders of Nature. How to see the Komodo Dragon Island To see the Komodo Dragon Island, you must first fly into Bali, Indonesia. After...

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Last updated: 07/5/17After an amazing trip to Jeju Island, I was feeling ready to continue the journey. My next destination will take me to Beijing, where I eagerly want to see the Great Wall of China. I booked a flight from Jeju Island to Beijing, with a layover in Nantong, using my Aeroplan. Not expecting any issues, I proceeded to the ticket counter to present my passport and to drop off my giant backpack. “Sir, do you have a VISA...

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