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toesalad

The terrain and vegetation there is so different from anything I am used to, I am sure it must have felt quite foreign the first time you experienced it.

  • posted Sat Jun 3, 2017 @ 18:59

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nicole

Yes, very different. The part I am not used to is that you can't just go out on a trail on your own and go backpacking like in north america. The wilderness areas here are accessible mostly by hiring a guide from a local hill-tribe who basically machetes his way through the area! There truly are wild tigers, various snakes and centipedes, leeches, and other wildlife that I am not used to as well, so I am okay with hiring a guide!. We plan to book a couple of those kinds of trips next year, can't wait.

  • posted Mon Jun 5, 2017 @ 00:46

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toesalad

I would be totally OK with a guide in those conditions too :-) I would imagine that they aren't as expensive as North American guides either. I am looking forward to following those adventure when you guys have them!

  • posted Mon Jun 5, 2017 @ 09:47

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