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Kate L - Original Traveller
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Travel Things I Want To Do Before I Die
- Attempt Via Ferrata in the Dolomites
- Visit the lunar landscapes of Cappadocia
- See the Northern Lights/Midnight Sun in the Lofoten Islands
- Trek the GR20 in Corsica
- Flying Safari along the Skeleton Coast
- Helicopter Ride over the Norwegian Fjords
- Completing the Engadin Ski Marathon and the Preda Bergun sledge run
- Trekking the Inca Trail and exploring Cusco
- Sustainability Project in Sumatra - trekking through the jungle searching for Orangutans
Toughest Travel Moment
- Travelling for 18 hours in third class of an Indian Train from Jaipur to Mumbai sat in the luggage racks
Weirdest Travel Moment
- Being attacked by a trigger fish whilst diving in the Whitsunday Islands
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My time in the beautifully glamorous Italian Lakes and Tuscany, detailed in Part One of My Italian Odyssey: The Lakes and Tuscany, had sadly come to an end and it was time to pull myself away and 'solidier' on through my Italian road trip on to the seriously under-rated Emilia Romagna…
As we set off from Milan towards the Lakes, waving goodbye to clean eating and preparing ourselves instead for ten days of wining and dining, superb vistas and myriad boutique properties, I hadn't stopped to really think about the variety and richness that this well-travelled country would…
Most people are baffled when we utter the words 'The Peloponnese'. Frequently the response to our suggesting it goes as follows - "Where's that? Greece? I've not heard of that island!?" and that's precisely it; it's not an island. The Peloponnese is a beautiful green section of the mainland…
I didn't quite know what to expect upon hearing that I was bound for Finland on a 'research' trip. This conjured up pangs of anxiety with respect to the climate (it was minus 16 degrees when we arrived!), as well as waves of excitement about the possibility of seeing the Northern Lights and,…
Original Travel spent one action-packed weekend in Seville. Want to know what we got up to on our luxury city break? Spoiler: expect tales of tapas and flamenco dancing...
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