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  • 21 Striking Photos of The Goroka Show, Papua New Guinea | Rough Guides
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  • The Best White­water Rafting Spots In The World | Rough Guides
    class IV V rapids in the world s deepest gorge You can mix things up with visits to ancient Navajo ruins and side grottos or with hikes to spectacular waterfalls If you don t feel up to a full on eighteen day belter three days is usually the minimum to really get to grips with the river though some companies run half day or day excursions too Vessels vary from motorized oared or paddle rafts to little wooden dories and the season lasts from May to September 3 Magpie River Canada Rafting down the Magpie in eastern Québec offers the chance to see more than just stunning secluded forests intriguing wildlife and the impressive Magpie Falls you might also catch a glimpse of the wonders of the aurora borealis As if that s not enough the rafting begins after an epic seaplane trip onto Magpie Lake The rapids get increasingly more aggressive and difficult to navigate as the eight day trip downriver progresses climaxing in Grade V rapids on the last day at Magpie Falls 4 Noce River Italy Easily one of the top rafting destinations in Europe fed by the melting glaciers of the Brenta Dolomites the Noce River churns out Grade III V rapids throughout the summer Astounding views of sheer cliffs and distant snow capped summits abound as the river thunders through the gorges of Mostizzolo and across the remote Val di Sole Sun Valley The navigable 28km of the river can be done in one adrenalin pumped day 5 Río Pacuaré Costa Rica One of the world s best rafting rivers the Río Pacuaré snakes its way through the untouched wilderness of Costa Rica s Cabecar Indian Reservation rainforest where tropical birds monkeys jaguars and dwarf leopards reside Day trips on the Lower Pacuaré where waterfalls flow into the river cover 29km through Grade III and IV rapids Multi day trips include stays at remote eco jungle lodges where guests can enjoy the tranquillity of the nature reserve after tackling their way through tumbling rapids with chilling names such as Terciopelo Snake and Pinball 6 Kali Gandaki Nepal The Kali Gandaki is named after the Hindu goddess of destruction for a good reason It runs fiercely down from high in the Himalayas through one of the earth s deepest ravines with an excellent alpine view of the snow capped Annapurnas Suitable for both rafting novices and connoisseurs a three day trip from the lakeside town of Pokhara involves tumbling down grade IV rapids encountering numerous waterfalls temples and suspension bridges and camping on isolated white s and beaches under an impossibly bright star filled sky Conditions are best from mid October to mid December and March to April conveniently crossing over with the peak seasons for trekking 7 Futalefú River Chile In October 2014 plans to build a hydroelectric dam on the Chilean side of the Futalefú in Patagonia were successfully quashed after a long struggle by organisations determined to save the communities wildlife and environmental

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  • Rough Guides Travel Writing Competition | Rough Guides
    Nature Nightlife Novelty Off the beaten track People Photography Railway journeys Relaxation Road trips Romance Shopping Structures Surfing Tourist Trail Tradition Transport Walking trekking Wildlife Winter sports Passport to write travel writing competition By Site Editor April 13th 2015 View Comments This competition is now closed Do you want to become a travel writer Have you always dreamed about getting paid to travel the world We re on the lookout for talented new authors for our online features section and have teamed up with Journeys are made gapyear com to give someone the chance to write for us We re delighted to be offering one lucky reader the chance win 2 000 to spend on creating their perfect trip with Journeys are made gapyear com and have their entry published by Rough Guides The prize The winner will get a 2 000 travel voucher to spend on planning an unforgettable trip with Journeys are made gapyear com Created by backpackers for backpackers Journeys are made gapyear com connect travellers with an unrivalled range of tours internships volunteering projects and working holidays in over 100 countries around the globe Whether it s rescuing endangered tigers in India or surfing deep blue waves in Morocco they guarantee exhilarating experiences on every continent and provide dedicated support and advice throughout every step of the journey From InterRailing in Europe and road tripping in Australia to volunteering in southeast Asia and cycling through Central America the possibilities are endless You could watch the sun rise over Machu Picchu float through Ha Long Bay or kick back on Ko Phi Phi Will Jones Editor of Journeys are made gapyear com explains This exciting competition will give entrants a chance to try their hand at one of the most sought after professions in the world and the winner could well be the next Bill Bryson We can t wait to help them plan an epic adventure How to enter To enter all you need to do is write a 500 word feature based on a personal experience on one of the following themes The place I call home A day I ll never forget My greatest adventure Entries should be emailed to email protected either as a docx Microsoft Word file or pasted into the email itself Applications close at 12pm BST on the 25th May 2015 5 tips for writing a great piece Have a clear idea Can you summarise your story its setting and its angle combined in a line or two Take special care over the opening Stories don t have to start smack bang in the thick of the action by any means but this can be a useful way to engage the reader from the off Readers will turn away at the drop of a hat keep them with you by clearing your story s path of all obstructions such as a dropped hat unless it s contributing something Judiciously employ observations local colour combined the right way sights sounds and

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  • Five Top Adelaide Restaurants | Rough Guides
    cheap And you re never more than 20 minutes from the beach and lovely wine hills Together they ve brought the buzz back to central Adelaide Once dingy alleys now sparkle with bars and bistros in converted warehouses and shops Cheap rents allow chefs to experiment rather than follow food fads that put bums on seats to pay the bills It s a virtuous circle a perfect storm in a teacup and on a plate And being a small laidback city chefs can cultivate direct relationships with farmers for true paddock to plate eating We used to be this sleepy little town that ate and drank well where you could get to the beach easily But central Adelaide today is going through what Melbourne experienced in the late 1990s with hip dining district The Lanes food journalist David Sly says The licence change allows innovation and possibility by lowering the bar for entry Chefs here are making it work on their own terms Finally Adelaide has out grown its City of Churches sobriquet Amen to that Here are five Adelaide restaurants where you can experience this new dining revolution Orana There are no I m a Celebrity bushtucker trials in the stylish 25 seat dining room of Orana the hottest ticket in Adelaide Chef Jock Zonfrillo uses traditional aboriginal ingredients to create adventurous tasting menus from 155 ranked by critics among Australia s top twenty dining experiences Expect kangaroo spiced by sow thistle and oxeye daisy or succulent blackface lamb seasoned with karkalla native thyme and ruby salt bush Don t recognise the ingredients Don t worry nor do most locals You ll have to reserve around a month ahead to guarantee a table But if that s a problem Orana s downstairs bar Street ADL applies the same concept to street food Press Food Wine A timber walled barn among the glass high rises of downtown Adelaide Certainly and style conscious Adelaiders love the rustic cool of Press Food Wine almost as much as the cuisine of Andrew Davies a chef who takes paddock to plate provenance seriously Go downstairs for drinks and small plate dining at shared tables or the superb loft style restaurant above for a feast Pear blue cheese and walnut salad sourced in the Adelaide Hills slow cooked roast duck served with confit leg or wood grilled porterhouse steak hung for weeks in the restaurant s cold store Mains average AU 36 the local wine list is one of Adelaide s best Peel Street Nowhere better demonstrates how new licensing laws have made central Adelaide sparkle than Peel Street a once dark and dull lane now bright with bars and restaurants The pick of the bunch Peel Street bistro provides industrial cool in a stripped back former warehouse Sit at the polished concrete counter and order a salad of pomegranate and chilli with roast tomato spinach burghul and cinnamon fried onion 18 just to watch chef Jordan Theodores at work Like a jazz musician he

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  • Northern Territory Rough Guides Snapshot Australia | Rough Guides
    staying for the weekend or longer Also included is the Basics section from The Rough Guide to Australia with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around the country including transport food drink costs health sports and outdoor activities and festivals Also published as part of The Rough Guide to Australia Now available in ePub format EBOOK 2 99 EPUB and MOBI GBP EUR USD Buy Ebook This item is already in your basket About ebook formats Published May 2014 Series Snapshots More Products Australasia Australia Related Guides 2 99 Victoria Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Australia Western Australia View Guide 2 99 South Australia Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 13 99 The Rough Guide to Australia View Guide 2 99 Sydney and around Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Melbourne and around Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Australia New South Wales and the ACT View Guide 2 99 Coastal Queensland Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Tasmania Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Marlborough Nelson and Kaikoura View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Wellington and around View Guide 15 99 The Rough Guide to Fiji View Guide 12 99 The Rough Guide to First Time Around The World View Guide 17 99 The Rough Guide to New Zealand View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Fiordland and the south View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Auckland and around View Guide 2 99 Rough Guide Snapshot Scottish Highlands and Islands Skye and the Small Isles View Guide 2 99 The Rough Guide Snapshot to Social Media Twitter Basics View Guide 2 99 Montreal and Southwest

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  • Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand: Wellington and around | Rough Guides
    The Rough Guide Snapshot to Wellington also covers the top places to visit outside the city including Zealandia the Miramar Peninsula and Matiu Somes Island and the Hutt Valley Also included is the basics section from The Rough Guide to New Zealand with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Wellington including transport food drink costs and health Also published as part of The Rough Guide to New Zealand EBOOK 2 99 EPUB and MOBI GBP EUR USD Buy Ebook This item is already in your basket About ebook formats Published October 2015 Series Snapshots More Products Australasia New Zealand Related Guides 17 99 The Rough Guide to New Zealand View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Fiordland and the south View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Auckland and around View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Marlborough Nelson and Kaikoura View Guide 2 99 Sydney and around Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Northern Territory Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Melbourne and around Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Victoria Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Tasmania Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 South Australia Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Coastal Queensland Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 15 99 The Rough Guide to Fiji View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Australia Western Australia View Guide 12 99 The Rough Guide to First Time Around The World View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Australia New South Wales and the ACT View Guide 13 99 The Rough Guide to Australia View Guide 2 99 Central Honshu Rough Guides Snapshot Japan View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot USA Louisiana View Guide 2 99

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  • South Australia Rough Guides Snapshot Australia | Rough Guides
    trip whether passing through staying for the weekend or longer Also included is the Basics section from The Rough Guide to Australia with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around the country including transport food drink costs health sports and outdoor activities and festivals Also published as part of The Rough Guide to Australia Now available in ePub format EBOOK 2 99 EPUB and MOBI GBP EUR USD Buy Ebook This item is already in your basket About ebook formats Published May 2014 Series Snapshots More Products Australasia Australia Related Guides 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Australia Western Australia View Guide 2 99 Northern Territory Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Victoria Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Australia New South Wales and the ACT View Guide 2 99 Melbourne and around Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Coastal Queensland Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Sydney and around Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Tasmania Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 13 99 The Rough Guide to Australia View Guide 15 99 The Rough Guide to Fiji View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Fiordland and the south View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Marlborough Nelson and Kaikoura View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Wellington and around View Guide 12 99 The Rough Guide to First Time Around The World View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Auckland and around View Guide 17 99 The Rough Guide to New Zealand View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Scotland Glasgow View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Tanzania Zanzibar View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot USA The South View Guide 2 99

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  • Victoria Rough Guides Snapshot Australia | Rough Guides
    is the Basics section from the Rough Guide to Australia with all the practical information you need for travelling in and around Australia including transport food drink costs health entry requirements and outdoor activities Also published as part of the Rough Guide to Australia Full coverage the Great Ocean Road including Torquay Lorne Apollo Bay the Shipwreck Coast Warrnambool Port Fairy and Portland the Goldfields including Bendigo Castlemaine Daylsesford and Ballarat Ararat the Grampians the Murray Region including Mildura and Echuca Gippsland including Wilsons Promontory and Mallacoota the Hume Highway and Kelly Country the Victorian Alps including Bright Equivalent printed page extent 114 pages EBOOK 2 99 EPUB and MOBI GBP EUR USD Buy Ebook This item is already in your basket About ebook formats Published March 2012 Series Snapshots More Products Australasia Australia Related Guides 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Australia Western Australia View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot Australia New South Wales and the ACT View Guide 2 99 Northern Territory Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 South Australia Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 13 99 The Rough Guide to Australia View Guide 2 99 Coastal Queensland Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Melbourne and around Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Tasmania Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 2 99 Sydney and around Rough Guides Snapshot Australia View Guide 12 99 The Rough Guide to First Time Around The World View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Fiordland and the south View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Marlborough Nelson and Kaikoura View Guide 17 99 The Rough Guide to New Zealand View Guide 15 99 The Rough Guide to Fiji View Guide 2 99 Rough Guides Snapshot New Zealand Wellington and around View Guide

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