Journeys of a Lifetime

Announcing the February 2012 Publication of “Hyper-Travel: 100 Countries In 2 Years”

In his mid-fifties Hardie Karges suddenly finds himself at a crossroads in his life, career, and relationship, so decides to do (again) the one thing that he does better than anything else—travel. That means cashing in some frequent-flyer miles and heading to South America, specifically the four southernmost countries that he has yet to visit. …

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Cruise Chile, Galapagos, Peru & Ecuador – Cruising the South Pacific Ocean

This easy-paced South American journey stitches together a number of fascinating strands like those of an elaborate alpaca yarn. Colonial cobbles contrast with high-rise city styles as we visit three capitals, and blend these with some of the most remote beaches and bays in the Pacific. Headlining your holiday is our stay in the Galapagos. …

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FRENCH COUNTRY WATERWAYS – The Finest Tradition in Luxury Canal Cruises

A web of approximately 4800 miles of navigable canals crisscrosses France. Since prehistoric times these inland waterways have provided a lifeline for communication and transportation. The French Country Waterways have been carefully chosen to travel along some of the most charming and picturesque sections of the French country waterways. French Country River Cruises

Yunnan Shangri La, China Travel

If you’re searching for the mythical Himalayan Shangri La, akin to what James Hilton described in his novel Lost Paradise, you have to journey up to Zhongdian in northern Yunnan, at the crossroads leading to Sichuan and Tibet. But Zhongdian’s Tibetan-style old town and local market is only part of the highlights of Yunnan. Before …

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10 Best Hikes of a Lifetime

In their last issue Travel and Leisure featured their list of the 10 best hikes of a lifetime. They noted and we certainly agree that there are probably thousands of fantastic hikes around the world, although a legendary hike stands out in terms of uniqueness, natural beauty, and sheer exhilaration. Here is their list, tell …

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