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The Most Popular Posts of 2012

Havasu Falls in Arizona

Havasu Falls in Arizona (photo: Mark Wiens)

We're quickly approaching the end of 2012, and with that in mind, I've collected the most visited posts published in 2012.

From hiking in Arizona to trekking in the Peruvian Andes, these are the…

Top 10 Most Popular Posts Published in 2012

1. Hiking the Havasupai Trail to Havasu Falls (by Mark)

2. A Woman's Guide to Using Squat Toilets (by Brooke)

3. 10 Famous Prisons Around the World (Advertorial)

4. 5 Destinations for Hot Guys Around the World (by Brooke)

5. Summer Giveaway: Win a Free Flight or iPad 3 (Contest with Skyscanner)

6. 5 Must-See Floating Markets in Thailand (by Mark)

7. The Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu (by Dave)

8. 5 Things I'd Wish I'd Known Before Becoming an Expat in Australia (by Brooke)

9. Machu Picchu in Pictures (by Dave)

10. 5 Incredibly Relaxing Destinations in Southeast Asia (by Mark)

Editor's Choice

In addition, I want to highlight 12 posts which reflect the wide range of topics and destinations covered on Go Backpacking in 2012.

Argentina – My First 24 Hours in Buenos Aires (by Dave)

Australia – The Truth About Deadly Animals in Australia (by Brooke)

Germany – Oktoberfest Guide: How to Crash the World's Largest Party (by Dave)

Iceland – Witnessing the Northern Lights in Iceland (by Dave)

Indonesia – Orangutans in Borneo: Discovering Tanjung Puting National Park (by Dave)

Kyrgyzstan – 7 Reasons to Visit (Brooke)

North Korea – Run DMZ: Visit to the Most Dangerous Place on Earth (by Larissa and Michael Milne)

Patagonia – Ice Climbing in Patagonia (by Dave)

Peru – Jaguars and Thunderstorms on the Tambopata River (by Dave)

Russia – The White Nights of St. Petersburg (by Brooke)

South Korea – Photo Essay: Seoul's Noryangjin Fish Market (by Mark)

Tanzania – Dining at the Night Market in Zanzibar (by Mark)

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jungle edie

Thursday 10th of January 2013

hi I also invite you to see the North Sumatran orangutans bukitlawang




Camels & Chocolate

Friday 4th of January 2013

That orangutan is SO CUTE. He seems a lot bigger than the ones we saw in (Malaysian) Borneo!


Thursday 27th of December 2012

I don't know how I didn't notice the Havusa Falls post before! Exactly what I've been needing since we plan on doing this eventually.

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