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  • Trip Review - Secrets of India & Nepal

    Gecko’s traveller Sarah MacDonald from Melbourne visited Nepal and India earlier this year. She tells us about her wonderful adventure below:

    “Enlightening and bewildering, fulfilling and exasperating, serenely peaceful and totally chaotic.” This was the first sentence I read when I looked into travelling to India and Nepal with Gecko’s and it really could not have been more spot on!

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  • Charming Chandelao

    Kashka Lantis is our extremely well travelled Health & Safety Manager.  Kashka recently had the opportunity to visit Chandelao Fort, which our groups stay in on some of our tours.  She tells us all about it:

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  • Nepal and India with Steve Wroe

    Years ago, I planned to spend six to twelve months travelling around India.  Then this thing called ‘work’ got in the way, so my first visit (again, years ago) was restricted to a month.  Of course, I fell in love with the place instantly.

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  • Nepal and India with Steve Wroe

    Years ago, I planned to spend six to twelve months travelling around India.  Then this thing called ‘work’ got in the way, so my first visit (again, years ago) was restricted to a month.  Of course, I fell in love with the place instantly.

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  • The many faces of Namibia

    We say this about almost every country we visit but Namibia really does have a hugely diverse range of sights and activities to experience. Jodie Booth, who is a part of our friendly retail sales team travelled to Namibia recently and tells us why she loves this amazing country.

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  • The best wildlife experience? Galapagos Islands

    Lying in the Pacific Ocean, straddling the equator some thousand kilometres off the coast of Ecuador are the Galapagos Islands.

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  • Trip review - India Encompassed

    The spotlight will certainly be on India this year when the Commonwealth Games hits Delhi in October.  Sports aside, India is one of the most richly diverse destinations on earth.

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  • Destination Review - Libya

    Libya is a fascinating country in many ways.  Having been at the crossroads of history for millennia, there are many layers of civilisation to discover – amongst them the Phoenician, Greek, Roman, Turkish and occupying forces prior to, during and just after WWII.

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  • Sunrise on Mt Kinabalu, Borneo

    Michelle Ouw, our Retail Sales Manager (bottom right in the photo) and Jill Blunsom, our Destination Manager for Latin America (bottom left in the photo) recently travelled to Borneo. They both climbed Mt Kinabalu a few weeks ago and this is what they had to say:

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  • History and Hot Chocolate on Mt Sinai, Egypt

    Tristan Love, our Gecko’s Marketing Coordinator, lived in Egypt for a couple of years and has climbed Mt Sinai a crazy 22 times!  She tells us about the area below:

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