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2015 year in review: from India to Croatia and beyond

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A year ago, during Christmas time, I was having a long, bumpy ride to Kerala. I rode an elephant, swam in the Arabic sea and used to start my mornings with a cup of chai. As I‘m writing this post, I sit in my childhood room back in Lithuania, the sky is grey, it‘s raining and cold outside. What a contrast! The days are running like crazy to the end and it‘s time to sum up what happened to me in 2015. I spent 9 out of 12 months abroad and added 6 new countries to my travel list.         Continue reading

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit. Part 1.

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The day started with 7 hours bumpy ride to Besisahar. It was raining all the time and I didn’t feel enthusiastic to start trekking. Himalaya struck with beauty from the very first kilometres. We passed some locals villages with cows, goats and chickens wandering in the streets. The people there live very simple lives, though I admire their lifestyle. I wonder how they ended up on the slopes of some mountain and their ancestors decided to move here. Continue reading