‘Twin here and there | C-ludik

Lake Otjikoto, a lake that digs its own hole!

Lake Otjikoto, a lake that digs its own hole!

How did lake Otjikoto develop? Only 110 yards from the main road, Route B1, to Etosha National Park, there is an expanse of turquoise water well hidden from sight behind gigantic fig trees and euphorbia. Lake Otjikoto, located in Namibia’s Oshikoto region about 12...

Waterberg Plateau Park !

Waterberg Plateau Park !

What is Waterberg Plateau Park ? The Waterberg is a vast plateau of red rock 42 miles south-east of Otjiwarongo and about 186 miles northeast of Namibia's capital, Windhoek. The mountain owes its name to the springs surfacing on its lower slopes and its lush...

Madeira, Hiking trails between Ocean and Mountain

Madeira, Hiking trails between Ocean and Mountain

Madeira Island presents such a diversity of landscapes that it is very difficult not to fall in love with its charm. If you are looking for a “nature” holiday where ocean and mountains meet, Madeira is for you ! Madeira Island, a true natural paradise, offers...

The Atacama Desert: See Life in Pink (Flamingo)

The Atacama Desert: See Life in Pink (Flamingo)

The Atacama Desert in northern Chile reveals astonishing landscapes at the feet of the Andes Mountains. The Salar de Atacama is about 34 miles south of San Pedro de Atacama. This salt flat covers an area of 1,200 square miles and is roughly 62 miles long and 50 miles...

The Atacama Desert, welcome to Mars !

The Atacama Desert, welcome to Mars !

Lunar landscapes, snow-topped volcanoes, vast salt lakes, bubbling geysers: the landscape of the Atacama is breathtaking. The Atacama Desert lies in the northernmost part of Chile. The region is sometimes called "El Norte Grande" and extends from the Peruvian border...

Easter Island, « The Mysterious Island »

Easter Island, « The Mysterious Island »

Like the island described in Jules Verne's, "The Mysterious Island", Rapa Nui or Easter Island, lost in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, holds many archaeological and cultural treasures. Indeed, Easter Island could have been an integral part of Verne's series...

Easter Island, Mysterious Rapa Nui

Easter Island, Mysterious Rapa Nui

Isolated in the middle of the southeastern Pacific Ocean nearly 2,340 miles from Santiago de Chile, 2,646 miles from Tahiti, 4,650 miles from Honolulu, and 4,245 miles from Los Angeles, Easter Island is one of the world’s most isolated spots. It is about 15,3 miles...

‘ Tween here and there

What prompt us to leave a comfy home behind and travel, if not the stories or the images that tell the tale of an elsewhere we, too, would like to discover ? Have you noticed how some books, movies or even songs fill you with the urge to pack and join the characters, sceneries and moods they conjure up ? It is more or less conscious, sometimes a guilty pleasure but the choice of a destination is often whispered by a novel’s hero, a movie’s shot or a guitar tune… Before taking you to the 4 corners of the world, here is a quote from a famous, albeit fictionnal, traveller: "it is a dangerous business, going out of your door ; you step onto the road and if you don’t keep your feet, there is no telling where you might be swept off to".

ut dictum ut libero. eleifend sem, Donec Praesent