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Twosome Travelolio 3 – Travel Trivia from Around the world

Written by Poorna & Brinda

Good Morning.

We want to share with you some of the interesting things we have read 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 a lazy Sunday morning, every week.

Hope you would love it the way we loved reading/watching them.

19 Magical tree tunnels!

Tree tunnels

Tunnel of Wisteria, Japan

Who doesn’t walk through a tunnel of Jacaranda or Wisteria? There are some places around the world where you can walk through the amazing green tunnels. Check out this list and you will be dumb founded by the beauty of these tunnels. Click this link below.

19 Magical tree tunnels you should definitely take a walk through

A jungle lodge in Australia where you can dine with a Lion! 

Jamala Wild Life lodge

Bear in the Bath room!, Jamala Wild Life lodge

We could not believe what we read about this wild life jungle. You can have a bear as your guest when you take your bath or a lion when you are dining! Click this link below.

Bathing with a bear, dinner with a lion!

Unique destinations for Honeymooners and Romantics

Rubondo Island Camp, Tanzania

Rubondo Island Camp, Tanzania

Do you want to go to a quiet and unknown place for your honeymoon? This is the list of unique destinations chosen by National Geographic. Click this link below.

Unique havens for honeymooners and romantics

A Week of Carnivals

Rio carnival

A samba dancer in Rio carnival

Chinese new year

Chinese new year celebrations in London

This week saw two major carnivals. While Chinese welcomed the year of Goat with traditional fervour across the world, Rio de Janeiro was at its best with its annual Rio carnival. We bring you some lovely snaps of Rio carnival and the places where Chinese new year is celebrated best. Click this link below.

Rio carnival in pictures

Chinese new year – Where to eat and celebrate in china towns around the world

Travel Tales from Around the world – A Train journey in Siberia

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A snow-covered railway station in Siberia

We pick this journey through the cold deserts of Siberia for this week’s reading. Anna Kaminski travels on a long journey of 3400 KMs through the snows of Siberia. we don’t want to give out much on this. Read on…..click this link below.

A train to nowhere in Siberia

India travel stories from others – Sandeepa & Chetan travel from Leh to Manali by road

Leh Manali road

Sand formations on the way to Manali from Leh

Sandeepa & Chetan are quintessential travellers and amazing photographers. Check out this post on how they get mesmerised when they travel from Leh to Manali by road. Click this link below.

Leh – Manali route – An epic journey

You can also read about our mesmerising experience of road trip from Manali to Leh here in this blog.

Ladakh diaries 1 – Manali to Leh, Day one

Ladakh diaries 2 – Manali to Leh, Day one

Video of the week

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Flying in Wing suit!

Have you heard of “Wing Suit”. We hadn’t till we stumbled at this amazing video. mind-boggling indeed. Click this link below.

Adrenalin junkie soars through Swiss mountains in wing suit!

Photo of the week

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The Skyline of New York (Photo Courtesy – Josh Liba via Flickr)

Even one of the busiest cities in the world can seem peaceful from a new angle!

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Poorna & Brinda

We are Brinda and Poorna from Bengaluru, the “Silicon city” or “Garden city” of India.

We travel together. We caught the travel bug 20 years back. On our honey moon, we traveled over the sea, in the train, by bus and in an aircraft! Our adventures probably started in that year. It continues, ever since.

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