We are back with another edition of Twosome Travelolio – World Travel Trivia.
We want to share with you some of the interesting stories/articles/video/pictures 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 a lazy Sunday morning, every week.
Hope you would love it the way we loved reading/watching them.
Growing up in a National geographic Family
Kenneth Garret, the ace Nat Geo photographer recalls his experience of growing up with his legendary father – W E Garret in this nice piece Growing up in a National Geographic Family
Secrets of Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon is one of the many popular tourist places in America. Millions of people visit every year and has been explored by many. But this amazing place still has some secrets in its belly.
Supai – A remote village in Grand Canyon is one of them. Check it out.
Dusted in Desert – A Woman’s story
What happens when a woman participate in one of the toughest desert race in the world – the Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles, also known as the Gazelles Rally, the world’s largest all-female motor sporting competition. Jaclyn Trop tells her story in My Ride along in a 9 day All women’s Extreme Truck Race in the Moroccan Desert.
Places and Names
57 Places you have been mispronouncing is an interesting story on the names of the places in America. Read on….
An ode to Beer and Beer drinkers!
Who doesn’t love a chilled pint? These three write ups should make you head to the nearest beer bar!
Video of the week – Last Ice Merchant
Ice Merchants? Yes. Once upon a time there used to be a flourishing tribe mining ice from mountains. Fresh, tasty and natural. For over 50 years Baltazar Ushca has harvested the glacial ice of Ecuador’s Mount Chimborazo. In this fascinating video Last Ice Merchant by New York Times, you will hear about the last of them in Ecuador, South America.
Pictures of the week
Two stunning collections. One from the entries for Astronomy photographer of the year and the other is the best of March 2015 from Nat Geo.
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