Where to Stay in Torres Del Paine National Park, Chile 2020

Where to stay in Torres del Paine

Towering craggy cliffs.  Bright aqua blue alpine lakes.  Glaciers cracking loudly.  Narrow wooden bridges swinging high above ravines.  Brilliant orange towers glowing in the first light of dawn.  Bright red bushes dotting the landscape.  Rivers and cliffs of ice.  Iridescent blue icebergs.  This is Torres del Paine National Park.  Chosen by National Geographic as one …

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Your Complete Guide to Staying in Traditional Japanese Guesthouses – or – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO HAVE THE BEST RYOKAN EXPERIENCE

Complete Guide to Ryokan

The room had grass mat floors, walls made of paper sliding doors latticed with thin wooden strips, plain walls and a nook decorated with a simple, but stylish flower arrangement.  A low table with some sweets sat in the middle of the room. One of the things to decide when planning a trip to Japan …

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Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge – or – ORANGUTANS AND A FISH SPA

Danum Valley Borneo Rainforest Lodge baby orangutan in nest with mother

There was a flash of orange in the trees above us.   I peered through my binoculars and the orange flash turned into the arm of an orangutan.  It was a baby lying in a nest, its mother’s arm draped around it.  Huge eyes seemed to gaze right at us.  This was pure magic. Please note …

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