Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Travel&Dining > TravelBuzz
Reload this Page >

What's the Most Isolated place you have ever visited ?

What's the Most Isolated place you have ever visited ?

Old Aug 14, 2017, 5:25 am
Original Poster
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 413
What's the Most Isolated place you have ever visited ?

I've been watching the wonderful BBC series, Amazing Hotels, life beyond the Lobby

Really well made interesting series

Some of the hotels featured were so isolated like the Fogo Island Inn in Canada on a really isolated small island and Mashpi Lodge, Ecuador in the forrest

The hotels are really special , especially given their location, but man i would go nuts in somewhere so isolated.

Have you ever visited anywhere so isolated ?
Peterpack is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 5:33 am
Join Date: Aug 2017
Programs: Amex Delta Skymiles,One World,Star Alliance,Air China Phoenix Skyteam.
Posts: 21
Greenland made a day trip from Iceland. Natives ( The Men) had just killed a Polar bear and were cleaning it. Well the women were doing the cleaning and the men drinking beer. We rode dog sleds and had fish fry at the village Town Hall. Then snow storm blew in and almost got stranded. It was very exciting.
GotogoBob is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 6:06 am
Moderator: UK and Ireland & Europe, and Carbon Conscious Travel
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Biggleswade
Programs: SK*G, Lots of Blue Elsewhere
Posts: 13,609
Greenland here, too. Flew from Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq, then on by domestic flight to Ilulissat. After travelling round that area, took a 2-3 day ferry ride up to Uummannaq. Did a fair bit of walking. Once you get past the dog fields (they're chained up outside of winter), and out of town, you barely see another soul. It's quite something. Did some camping on some of the islands round Qeqertarsuaq too, was rather wonderful.
GotogoBob likes this.
stut is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 6:44 am
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: 6km East of EPAYE
Programs: UA Silver, AA Platinum, AS & DL GM Marriott TE, Hilton Gold
Posts: 9,582
When driving across the country my buddy I took a detour on New Mexico Rt. 9 while driving East into El Paso. We didn't see another vehicle or person for hours and the only other people we did see were boarder patrol agents .
Madone59 is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 9:37 am
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: EMA (how boring) but BHX is more convenient.
Posts: 2,323

My post is intended to be a joke, but this may actually be my personal correct answer. I went by train and it seemed to travel through nothing for a long distance before arriving.

Otherwise, perhaps the Shotover gorge in the South Island of New Zealand. No, my examples don't compare to Greenland!
OccasionalFlyerPerson is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 11:06 am
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: WAS
Posts: 124
Outback Australia. Have driven the Stuart highway a couple of times Adelaide-Darwin. Interesting the first time, not so much anymore.
BlueEngineer is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 11:08 am
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: LON, PDX
Programs: DL PM, AS MVP 75K, HH/SPG/MR Gold, Amex Plat, PRG, CSR
Posts: 2,064
C W is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 11:17 am
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 403
El Chalten and El Calafate in Patagonia and hiked up Fitz Roy to Lago Capri. Spectacular in the summer.
DutchessPDX is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 11:31 am
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: LAN
Posts: 172
Northern Mongolia. Just drove around and free camped. Not a person in sight for miles, no cell service.
jadecocoa is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 11:50 am
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: CMH, West Coast
Programs: AA Executive Platinum, oneworld emerald
Posts: 2,741
Metlakatla, Alaska
nineworldseries is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 12:02 pm
Moderator: Delta SkyMiles, Luxury Hotels, TravelBuzz! and Italy
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 26,476
Cape York, Australia.
obscure2k is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 12:04 pm
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: NYC
Programs: Delta Gold, SPG Gold, HHonors Gold, UA Gold (status match)
Posts: 777
Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania
floridagal23 is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 1:09 pm
Join Date: Aug 2017
Programs: miles and more
Posts: 1
The summit of Baruntse
devron is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 1:30 pm
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: YWG
Programs: Aeroplan, MileagePlus, Marriott Rewards
Posts: 2,153
Churchill, Manitoba. A tiny island of humanity straddling the edge between the vast, empty subarctic and a vast, empty expanse of water.
heraclitus is offline  
Old Aug 14, 2017, 2:10 pm
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: Nashville,TN
Programs: AA Gold Elite
Posts: 594
Kijabe, Kenya.
90 minutes outside of Nairobi, 7200 feet elevation at a mission station hospital.
sweetsleep is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Manage Preferences - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

This site is owned, operated, and maintained by MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Designated trademarks are the property of their respective owners.