Tonsai Beach – Thailand

Tonsai Beach – Thailand

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Tonsai Beach [caption id="attachment_491" align="alignright" width="342"] Sunset from Tonsai Beach[/caption] I've been to Tonsai two years in a row and have to confess that I'm truly fond of this little slice of bohemia. I know it probably won't be to everyone's taste and I'm actually happy that it won't be. Because if it were it would soon become like most other tourist infested places in Thailand. I also have to admit that this little rundown of Tonsai beach is mostly for you fellow climbers out there since climbing is the predominant activity in the area.   Tonsai is located in Krabi and is nestled between the town of Aonang and the more known Railay Beach. The easiest way to get there if you aren't in Krabi already is to take a flight…
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Fuji – Ascending the Summit

Fuji – Ascending the Summit

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Fuji Or Fuji-san as it's called in Japan is the tallest mountain in the country and is easy accessible from Tokyo. Is ascending the mountain and reaching the summit something anyone can do? If you're in good health and not completely out of shape then in my experience yes! Will it be easy? Probably not, Fuji is after all a 3776 meter tall mountain. But if you decide to do this during a popular period of the year you will see both pensioners and children on route to the top. But there are some pitfalls to be avoided which I will get to later. When to go The mountain is climbable all year round, but on the main route there are several huts, bathrooms, rescue personal on standby, etc. which are…
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