Backpacking in Shkodra | Albania
Backpacking in Shkodra, Albania visiting the Rozafa Fortress and Xhamia e Plumbit Mosque
Backpacking in Kotor | Montenegro
Posted: October 6 2019
This post deals primarily with how to get from Shkodra, Albania to Kotor, Montenegro and from Kotor to Dubrovnik, Croatia based on information collected on my backpacking trip to The Balkans in September and October 2019. But there is more about Kotor itself towards the end of the post.
Backpacking in Tirana | Albania 2019
Posted: October 5 2019
The Republic of Albania or Republika e Shqipërisë, capital Tirana. In late September, 2019 I went on a 11 day backpacking trip that included Albania, Montenegro and Croatia.
How to get to and from Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza | Albania Luna Travel / Rinas Express
Cairo to Cape Town
In 2015/2016 I travelled from Cairo to Cape Town, 19,000+ Km of hard worn, dusty trail from North Africa to South Africa down the East coast, surely one of the ultimate overland trails a backpacker could even make.
Reposted: August 11 2019
Researching some places to go to in Zimbabwe I found an easily accessible national park just south of Mutare. The Chimanimani Mountains and the skeleton pass. I wanted to go hiking there!
Backpacking Sudan - Meroe Pyramids
The Meroe Pyramids, the best pyramids in Sudan, are near the town of Shendi, possibly one of my favourite places in North Africa.
Reposted: July 19 2019
Off-season at the Longsheng Rice Terraces in Guangxi Province, China, where I quietly celebrated 1 year of travels.
Backpacking in Estonia - Narva
Backpacking in Estonia - Narva. This post first appeared on my other, now, defunct travel blog and details notes taken from September 2018
Ship Graveyard - Muynak - former fishing port on the Aral Sea
Posted: June 30 2019
Vesikko is a World War 2 submarine which has been turned into a museum on the island of Suomenlinna, just off Helsinki, Finland.
Map of NATO Countries Visited
There are 29 NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) countries. I have been to 28 of them to date.
Re-posted: June 2019
British Backpacker Trevor Warman, attacked at knife point in Cape Town, South Africa.
Backpacking in Chișinău | Moldova
Posted: June 12 2019
Backpacking in Bender | Transnistria
Posted: June 11 2019
Read before you go. Transnistria for the backpacker
Posted: May 12 2019
Hill of Crosses | Kryžių Kalnas is situated, 10km North West of Šiauliai and 45 kilometers from the Latvian / Lithuanian border.
Posted: May 8 2019
Backpacking in Minsk | Belarus
Posted: May 7 2019
Minsk, capital of Belarus. Much easier to visit now, with relaxed visa rules. Go there soon before it gets ruined by the introduction of budget airlines!
Nomadic Backpacker is now on Twitter
Posted: April 30 2019
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