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7 Great Reasons to visit Bario Sarawak

Bario is located in the Kelabit Highlands at the northeastern corner of Sarawak. Because of its average elevation of 1,000m above sea level, the word Bario means “Wind” in the local Kelabit language to represent the cool weather. It is … Continue reading

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Fitzroy Trek #3 – Campamento D’Agostini to Exit

(3.5 hours) Woke up early again for another sunrise experience at Laguna Torre. This time it was not too cold because the elevation was much lower compared to the viewpoint yesterday. It was another breathtaking sunrise, which was perfectly reflected on … Continue reading

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Fitzroy Trek Day #2 – Campamento Poincenot to D’Agostini

(Easy 4 hours) Seeing how beautiful it had been at Laguna de los Tres, I decided to return very early in the morning to catch the sunrise. Hiking in the darkness was not too difficult, since there was some moonlight. … Continue reading

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Fitzroy Trek Day #1 – Hosteria El Pilar to Campamento Poincenot

(2.5 hr to campsite) Trail head begins next to Hosteria El Pilar. There is no proper signage to mark the park entrance until much further in amongst the forested area. If in doubt, just follow the trail besides the river … Continue reading

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Mount Fitzroy Trek at El Chalten

Mount Fitzroy Trek (12-14 Feb 2014) El Chalten has been declared Argentine’s trekking capital, and there’s no doubt it deserves the title. With the mountain village as the base, hikers have plenty of routes to choose from. Since we have … Continue reading

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W Trek #5 – Campamento Chileno to Exit

(5km 2hr) Morning view at Campamento Chileno, with the towers in the background I decided to sleep in, as a reward for surviving the past 4 days of hiking. Could have attempted a quick hike up to catch the clear … Continue reading

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W Trek Day #4 – Campamento Los Cuernos to Chileno

(about 12km 5hr) Supposed to be another long day of hiking for us, but there was a short cut midway through which bypassed the route to Hotel Las Torres. It was another beautiful day for hiking, we had the mountains … Continue reading

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