Djemaa El-Fna Marrakesh - Insanity Beyond Expectations

Djemaa El-Fna Marrakesh – Insanity beyond expectations

Visit Djemaa El-Fna Marrakesh is a fascinating city. Founded back in 1071 by the Berber Almoravid Sultan Youssef Ibn Tachfine, Marrakesh has one of the most chaotic urban environments on the planet. I lived there for one year and have been visiting it for several times since 2001. Many people tell me they didn’t enjoy […]

Visit Half Moon Island - forsaken humid Antarctica

Visit Half Moon Island – forsaken humid Antarctica

Visit Half Moon Island It was dark and foggy in Antarctica. My descent towards the south end of Half Moon Island was disagreeably damp, musty and cold, but yet it captivated me from the first moment. Half Moon Island At first glance I noticed the wreck of an old Norwegian wooden whaling boat, thousands of […]

Discovering the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo - Ancient Egypt
Adventure Africa

Visiting the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo – Ancient Egypt

Pyramids of Giza Egypt is a country that takes us back in time. One cannot mention the city of Cairo without thinking about the Nile River, the pharaohs and the pyramids. This chaotic Arab metropolis offers several nice places to visit, but among the major tourist sites, there is only one considered to be “The […]

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Timbuktu, Mali – How to get there the hard way

How to go to Timbuktu This journey remains, to this day, among the craziest of experiences I’ve ever had in my life. So, you think this title is a dramatic attempt to assure you visit this adventure blog? Well, my trip to Timbuktu stands by its legend and getting there was, indeed, not as easy […]

Mesopotamian Marshes, The rebirth of Iraqi Venice
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Mesopotamian marshes, The rebirth of Iraqi Venice

Visit Mesopotamian Marshes The Mesopotamian Marshes are a wetland region located in southern Iraq, a natural monument that also includes part of Southwest Iran. These are considered to be Western Eurasia’s largest wetlands ecosystems. This unusual place in the desert had plenty of water, so it used to be very productive and prosperous. Throughout history, […]

Is Saudi Arabia a dangerous country to travel?
Adventure Asia

Is Saudi Arabia a dangerous country to travel?

Safety in Saudi Arabia The question of whether Saudi Arabia is a dangerous country to travel is a bit ambiguous. Usually, for westerners, this Arab kingdom is primarily known for being the motherland of one of the world’s most prominent religious, and where annually millions of people perform the once in a lifetime pilgrimage to […]

Chernobyl & Pripyat - Surviving the Dead Zone
Adventure Europe

Chernobyl & Pripyat, Ukraine – Surviving the dead zone

Visit Chernobyl Chernobyl is an infamous place in Ukraine that got the world’s attention on April 26th, 1986, when the Reactor No. 4 of its Power Plant exploded. The worst nuclear disaster in the history of mankind caused 400 times more radioactive contamination than Hiroshima atomic bomb launched by the USA over Japan. As the […]

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Masirah, a desolated island on the coast of Oman

Visit Masirah Island Masirah Island is a beautiful yet desolated place located on the coast of Oman, in the Indian Ocean. Due to its distant location and peculiar desert landscapes, probably only travelers that appreciate off the beaten path destinations will enjoy this place. I’m going to tell you about my visit to Masirah. Unexpected […]

Cycling the Sahara Desert - bicycle trip in Morocco
Adventure Africa

Cycling the Sahara Desert – Bicycle trip in Morocco

Cycling in the Sahara Desert Traveling slowly, humbly and with the simple company of a bicycle can be very rewarding. A few years ago I decided on biking the Sahara Desert tracks from Erfoud all the way to Erg Chebbi Dunes. Erfoud is a Moroccan desert city where I lived during 4 years. This city […]

Masjid e No Gonbad - 9th century ruins in Balkh, Afghanistan
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Masjid e No Gonbad – 9th century ruins in Balkh, Afghanistan

Visit Masjid e No Gonbad Balkh is a city in northern Afghanistan, about fifteen minutes drive from Mazar-i-Sharif. Throughout history, Balkh has always been an important Buddhist, Zoroastrian and Islamic religious center. The Greeks called it Bactra. Today, this great ancient city is in ruins, and only a few monuments and the majestic city walls […]

Nomads, Tombs and Petroglyphs - Jbel Adad in Ouarzazate
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Nomads, tombs and petroglyphs – Jebel Adad in Ouarzazate, Morocco

Visit Jebel Adad Ouarzazate is a famous south Moroccan destination. Often called as the “The door of the desert,” Ouarzazate is the starting point for several desert tours, the route of the 1001 Kasbahs, the Rose Valley and the UNESCO site of the Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou. The region around Ouarzazate offers lush landscapes with villages […]

Adventure Travel Videos from Nomad Revelations blog

Adventure travel videos

A collection of exciting adventure travel videos filmed and edited by Nomad Revelations.       Sprinter 4X4 Driving Icy Mountains in Kyrgyzstan 3,112 meters / 10,210 feet Published on Apr 13, 2018 – Central Asia #DiscoverKyrgyzstan – Travel Video, Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia Published onOct 28, 2017 – Central Asia Timbuktu, Mali – How […]

Lake Tana, Stone Castles and Holy Wars - Ethiopia
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Lake Tana, stone castles and holy wars – Ethiopia

Visit Lake Tana All along the 16th and 17th centuries, the ancient region of Abyssinia was struggling to maintain its millennial-year old cultural values, protecting its religion and language against Islam. This was a time of ferocious Holy Wars. On the shores of Lake Tana – Ethiopia, there are still the remains of a small […]

Hitchhiking Iraqi Kurdistan - Thumbing from Dohuk to Aqrah
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Hitchhiking Iraqi Kurdistan – Thumbing from Dohuk to Aqrah

Hitchhiking in Iraqi Kurdistan If you’re thinking about Hitchhiking Iraqi Kurdistan, I hope this travelogue motivates you for such an adventure. I visited Northern Iraq for eleven days in 2009 and again for one month in 2018 driving my campervan. Kurdish people are very welcoming and friendly, and I loved my trip to this part […]

Ben Amera & Ben Aicha - Mauritania Isolated Desert Monoliths
Adventure Africa

Ben Amera & Ben Aicha – Mauritania isolated desert monoliths

The mighty void of Sahara Desert reveals interesting facts and fascinating legends. 4 km / 2.4 mi from a little desert village on the railway stretch from Nouadhibou to Zouerate, we can spot an enormous mass of dark rock belonging to Ben Amera monolith, rising up to 633 m / 2076 ft. Totally controlling the […]