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It's the getting there that counts!

Shailyn Shah

Undergraduate student, Department of Geography, King's College London.


Shailyn is a third year undergraduate student in the Department of Geography currently writing his IGS on the lasting legacy of the East-West divide in Berlin. With a love for travel and hiking Shailyn has completed extensive travel in Latin America with particular interest in Cuba, where he runs a Lonely Planet guide listed travel agency with his friend.  Alongside travel and hiking Shailyn also has interests in photography (though an amateur), music and current affairs, where he has written a number of articles for international news organisations.  

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Talk summary:

Prior to starting at King's I took a gap year during which I travelled throughout the Everest region of Nepal, Central America and Cuba. During my presentation entitled "From Nepal to Nicaragua - My gap year in 80 photos" I will be sharing with you my photos, experiences and some of the great (and not so great) stories from my journey, including reaching Everest Base Camp and my experience in a Cuban jail cell

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