Quit & Go Travel

Exploring cultures, not countries
Babylon: Visiting the Fabled City

Babylon: Visiting the Fabled City

Babylon: Visiting the Fabled City   Babylon is probably the most famous place in the whole of Iraq, despite the fact that the hanging gardens are long gone.  Archeologists aren’t even sure that they were actually in Babylon!  However, the archeological site is...

Samarra: Climbing the Malwiya Minaret

Samarra: Climbing the Malwiya Minaret

Samarra: Climbing the Malwiya Minaret   The Malwiya minaret is one of the most iconic buildings in Iraq and was the highlight of my 3 week trip to the country.  It’s beautiful, terrifying if you have vertigo and located in Samarra, a city not under the authority...

Couchsurfing Numaligarh and the Kaziranga National Park

Couchsurfing Numaligarh and the Kaziranga National Park

Couchsurfing Numaligarh and the Kaziranga National Park   The Seven Sisters is the local name for the seven states that make up north-east India, the far north eastern part of the country wedged between Bangladesh, Nepal, China and Myanmar.  Few tourists visit...