From Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan by boat. Crossing the Caspian Sea on a Soviet-era ferry, from Baku to Aktau. Right in the middle of the Kazakh Steppe.
Among the best things to do around Almaty, Charyn Canyon is a must, while less may know of Esik Lake. Both can be reached on a day trip from Almaty.
Bicycle touring and hitchhiking a bus to Urumqi. Things to do and fact to know about the capital of Xinjiang. And things you don't know the Chinese do
Cap Go Meh (Chap Go Mei, Chap Go Meh) is the name the traditional Chinese Lantern Festival takes in Indonesia. Here in Singkawang, West Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia, it takes a peculiar form.
In the ancestral village of Ratenggaro, East Sumba, everything is ready for the Pasola. A fierce horse festival. One of the last megalithic cultures.
Kampot: decadent French colonial architecture, riverside, plenty of restaurants and bars, pizza...
A river trip on a cheap ferry is a great way to see what's left of the jungle, and cast a glimpse on the traditional lifestyle of Borneo people (Dayak).