The Tongariro Alpine Crossing

An excellent day tramp on the North Island of New Zealand, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is well worth some consideration. It was one of my favourite experiences and the scenery is spectacular. Here’s a bit of information about the hike:

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Rafting on the Ganges

Having visited Varanasi at the start of my time in India, I never imagined I would get up close and personal with the Ganges. The holy river is renowned for its high faecal count and general pollution.

However, upon arriving in Rishikesh I soon discovered it was possible go white water rafting on the Ganges. Thankfully in Rishikesh the water is a fair bit cleaner than Varanasi, as its closer to the source of the river.

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