One of the major dilemmas when traveling the world is whether to travel by plane or over land. Planes are easy, comfortable, fast – and boring! Local means of transportation are often the exact opposite: strenuous, uncomfortable and slow. On the other hand, you’ll get a much better sense of the country, the nature, landscapes and the local people when traveling over land – it’s an explordinary way of traveling.
If you have enough time on your hands, local means of transportation - no matter how annoying they might be - can turn out to be a shortcut to the greatest experiences of your trip. Here you can read about the pros and cons of different local means of transportation.