“Whale ahead on 11 o’clock!” the captain yelled. We didn’t see much except for an ocean with an endless horizon. Seconds, even minutes, are passing by until we see something that could look like a whale. Until… Wow, unbelievable! We just saw a whale a few hundred meters further ahead jumping in the air. Unfortunately, we were too late to get the action on camera, but this is something we won’t forget very quickly. We just saw our first wild whale.
A lot of people that travel to countries far away from their bed for the first time have to deal with some sort of culture shock. Most of the time, this happens with people that are traveling to a foreign country for the first time where there is much more poverty than in their own’s. But strangely enough, it was completely different in our situation. We had a culture shock when traveling to Australia.
Exactly seven months ago, we finished the Mongol Rally. Our small and old Lada survived the knee-deep potholes of Turkmenistan, the ultimate test of the Pamir and the river crossings of Mongolia. It was our biggest and best adventure yet, and in just two months of spending time in that little red car, we’ve learned a lot!
Asia is a big, fascinating continent with a lot of interesting cultures, traditions, and people. Most of you heard some crazy things like the fact that you can buy a can of fresh air in China or that people in Thailand eat fried insects. Well, here are ten interesting and fun facts about Asia that you probably haven’t heard before!
BOOM… There we were, lying on the ground, kissing the tarmac of a Lao road. A few seconds before, we were still happily driving around on our motorbike along a winding road somewhere in the countryside of Luang Prabang, without knowing what was going to happen after the next sharp hairpin corner.
Summer is coming closer, and we all know what that means. Yes, it’s festival season! Everyone wants to enjoy the best time of the year with great friends, fresh cocktails, and good music. But with all the hundreds -or even thousands- of music festivals that are going on in just two months, which one is worth spending all that money? We from Nomada How Far made a list of our top 10 unique and innovating music festivals in Europe you should go to. Some of these have great concepts, while others try to do everything to make the world a better and happier place, at least for a short period. It’s up to you which one to choose, or maybe you can combine them all in one major European road trip!