Tag: Sand Dunes

Kayaköy and Patara – Modern Ruins and Sand Dunes

Yesterday was a hectic day, so today was relaxed, with a late (9:30AM) breakfast and a nice swim in the pool in the hotel before checking out at…

Gobi Adventure Day Four – A Tale of Ice and Fire

I actually woke up just before sunrise, hoping for something worthwhile. I didn’t get it – it was flat and colourless, with haze and clouds in the sky….

Gobi Day Three – Camel Riding in the Desert

Breakfast was a little more exciting than yesterday’s bread and margarine. Today we had bread and jam. Oh, and these awesome Mongolian fried pancakes. Mongolian bread is very…

Gobi Adventures Day Two – The Singing Sand Dunes of Khongoryn Els

We’d managed to arrange an early morning visit back to the Flaming Cliffs to watch the sunrise, so at about 30-minutes before sun up, we had a knock…

Day 132 – Western Eyre Peninsula

On the way out of Streaky Bay towards Murphys Haystacks, we saw a signpost for Point Labatt Sea-Lion Colony. We didn’t have a lot of driving to cover…

tottori sand dune

Day 74: Tottori City (Tottori) – Maizuru (Kyoto) 177km

  It was still stormy when we woke up; it was nice to listen to the ocean last night, felt very nostalgic… It was going to be our…