Aru Valley

Aru Valley: Kashmir’s hidden mountain gem

Srinagar left me feeling like I needed to explore Kashmir a bit more instead of going straight to Ladakh, and so I headed to Aru Valley, a place not even mentioned in my guidebook. I’d hardly seen anywhere so green in my life, and it appeared like a landscape that belonged more in Switzerland than anywhere near India.

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The ‘special’ tour in Colombia

Riding a horse around the Colombian highlands seemed to be an obligatory experience in Colombia. It felt very authentic when we jumped on some horses without helmets and were told to only hold the reins with one hand with the other one resting on your leg. Forget about everything you learned at Pony Club, this … Continue reading The ‘special’ tour in Colombia