Posts made in 2017


Last updated: 09/13/17If you’ve ever seen the movie “Up” then you’ll be happy to know that the mountain from that movie is inspired by Mount Roraima in Venezuela! Located in Canaima National Park, Mount Roraima is the highest Tepui (table mountain) in the entire area. I joined a tour group from Santa Elena where we would be doing a 6-day trek up Mount Roraima. Mount Roraima has a triple border at the top with Venezuela, Brazil, and...

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Last updated: 09/13/17I knew I was in for one crazy adventure when I was about the cross the Brazilian border to Guyana. After clearing immigration in Guyana, I purchased a seat on a beat up van that was headed for Georgetown. The van itself was cramped and without air conditioning, it truly was one hot and uncomfortable ride. The poor road conditions prevented us from getting any sleep either. Sadly, this was the good part. Getting...

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Last updated: 09/6/17Traveling through Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana is for the brave because it certainly is not easy nor is it comfortable. During my one year trip around the world, I would rank it as one of the most difficult journey I have ever done. However, if you’re up for adventure and want to travel to a place that rarely gets any tourist, then use this guide to help you complete this journey. You can start this by land...

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Last updated: 09/6/17Never would I have imagined my round the world trip would take me to the world’s highest waterfall. Known to be one of the most dangerous countries in the word, few have dared to enter Venezuela to see this natural beauty. However, after thorough research, I discovered it was possible to enter Venezuela safely and see this waterfall. The Journey to Angel Falls The only way to see Venezuela’s iconic waterfall is by...

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Last updated: 08/29/17By some accounts there are over a billion blogs out there in the world. That’s 1,000,000,000 blogs. That is roughly one blog for every seven or so people on the planet. Filter that down to English-only blogs and you are in the realm of hundreds of millions of places on the internet that would call themselves a blog. Filter that down even more to travel blogs and you’re likely into the hundreds of...

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