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Hobbitenango – Hobbits in Guatemala’s Middle Earth

Hobbitenango – Hobbits in Guatemala’s Middle Earth

Did you know there are hobbits in Guatemala?  Well, hobbit holes at least.  Rather like Hobbiton in New Zealand, Lord of the Rings fans can now visit Middle Earth in Guatemala.  Set high in the hills above Antigua, Hobbitenango is an eco-friendly hotel and restaurant with spectacular views of the volcanoes across the valley.  I love hunting out unique accommodations where I travel, from glamping in Bolivia to hammocks in Tikal, so I was thrilled when I got the chance…

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Djurönäset – Relax in the Stockholm Archipelago

Djurönäset – Relax in the Stockholm Archipelago

As part of my recent visit to Stockholm, I was invited to Djurönäset to enjoy ‘relaxation the archipelago way’.  I was intrigued, and excited to get a taste of Sweden outside of Stockholm – and who could turn down the chance to spend the night at the 4-star hotel! Djurönäset – A World Away From Stockholm Having arrived in Stockholm the previous day, I had time to do a little research before I was picked up to go to Djurönäset.  I learned that the…

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Colibri Camping – A Haven outside La Paz

Colibri Camping – A Haven outside La Paz

After my experience in Santa Cruz, I wasn’t looking forward to another Bolivian City.  I spent some time looking for quiet and peaceful places, and was thrilled when I found Colibri Camping!  Just outside the city it was perfect place to escape the crowds. From Sucre I cheated again and took a flight from to La Paz – saving precious time. I also overheard someone say that the road to La Paz was blocked with one of the frequent demonstrations…

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