We are back and here is another edition of Travel Trivia. We want to share with you some of the interesting things we have read/seen over the week. Some nice articles inspiring enough for you to start the next vacation. A video of fellow travellers we have loved seeing and want you to experience.
Travel + Olio = Travelolio, this is a potpourri of travel trivia around the world. For your reading on the weekend, every week.
Hope you would love it the way we loved reading/watching them.
Reasons to travel
Do you really need a reason to travel? For all those couch potatoes who are comfortable being indoors, here are reasons to travel.
Get set and Go! – 101 Reasons to Travel
Charms of train journeys
Journey by train is always an experience. especially in India. How about travelling by iconic luxury trains and get a “once in a life time” experience? Save for it and try it out some day!
Here is a list of 11 of the world’s most luxurious train journeys.
For all the hikers….
Move over train buffs. Move over road trippers. If you are a hiker, then this list is for you. From New Zealand to Canada and from Peru to Morocco. Unfortunately, there is no mention about fabulous hikes in Indian Himalayas which is unpardonable. Never mind.
Check out the list of 35 Hikes through some of the biggest country on earth.
Not many people visit this landlocked country in South America. But Bolivia is beautiful. Lovely landscape, great culture and amazing people.
Check this out in this lovely article from New York Times In the Mountains of Bolivia, Encounters With Magic
Beer and Yoga? Have you ever heard of it? If not read this through. Very interesting indeed!
Try out next time you travel here. – How to drink Beer and do Yoga?
Picture of the week – Train Photography
We are back to Trains again. Here is a lovely interview with Apurva Bahadur who specialises in train photography. Read through the interview if you have time. But take a look at his lovely pictures of trains in India. Here is a sample.
Check out more here – Loving trains in India with camera
Video of the week – Spectacular British Columbia
This video from filmmaker Kalum Ko takes us to the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada, to stand on mountaintops, swim in the sea and wander through the giants of this temperate rainforest. Amazing stuff!
Check it out See video here – Lovely video of British Columbia, Canada
From Twosome Archives
Yusmarg. The hidden wonder in Kashmir. Not many go there. It is spectacular. Take a look at this.
This spring when you go to Kashmir, don’t miss it. Check this for more details – Yusmarg – Hidden wonder of Kashmir
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