Trails and Ruminations

Trip: Seven Months in Latvia

There are [43] stories from my trip: Seven Months in Latvia


Spanish Sun

SPAIN | Tuesday, 20 Feb 2007 | Views [451] | Comments [1]

Well I imagine this will be my last entry in my travel journal.  Probably not going to do an entry in London and after that I will be back in Australia.  I have been in Spain with Paula and Tom which has been great.  I'm feeling a lot better (thanks ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Gallery: Turkey

TURKEY | Tuesday, 13 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

Turkey
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Gallery: Switzerland

SWITZERLAND | Tuesday, 13 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

Switzerland
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Gallery: Czechia

CZECH REPUBLIC | Tuesday, 13 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

Czechia
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Turkey, highs and lows

TURKEY | Tuesday, 13 Feb 2007 | Views [523] | Comments [8]

Turkey is a cool place.  Actually I should probably refer to it as Istanbul, because I hear Istanbul is quite different from the rest of Turkey.  Anyway it was great but a little different than I expected.  It was more westernised than I imagined, and ... Read more >

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Swtizerland Rocks

SWITZERLAND | Wednesday, 7 Feb 2007 | Views [711] | Comments [2]

After Prague I went to Switzerland. I had two friends, Pascal and Sven who lived near Basel which is right at the border between Switzerland, Germany and France, and Sven offered me a place to stay at his house in Gempen. Turned out to be the best ... Read more >

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Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC | Friday, 26 Jan 2007 | Views [1338] | Comments [7]

Well today is Australia day and I am in Prague, Czech Republic.  Going tonight to this Australian bar where you have to dress up as Australian and where zinc cream to get in.  Looking forward to it. Prague is an awesome city.  Definitely in the top ... Read more >

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Berlin

GERMANY | Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Views [491] | Comments [2]

'Yes,' says the man at the Kebab store as I approach 'First one today, chicken with garlic yoghurt and no tomato'.  I nod in agreement and realise I have been eating here far too often.  But I still have a breakfast Kebab.  They are two euros, which ... Read more >

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Gallery: Caves of Maastricht

NETHERLANDS | Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

Caves of Maastrcht
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Leaving Holland

NETHERLANDS | Saturday, 13 Jan 2007 | Views [475] | Comments [2]

Well tomorrow I say goodbye to Holland and head off to Berlin. This is more my true goodbye than the one I had weeks ago in Riga. It will suck saying goodbye to Chiara, obviously things are a little more serious than the last time I wrote about her ... Read more >

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Utrecht, Brussels, and Amsterdam

NETHERLANDS | Saturday, 6 Jan 2007 | Views [1124] | Comments [4]

Hey everyone have been quite busy since my last update. (Three new photo galleries up.) After checking out Paris for a while I jumped on a bus and headed to the Netherlands. I stayed the night at Chiaras before meeting up with Hans for New Years ... Read more >

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Gallery: Paris

FRANCE | Saturday, 6 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

Paris
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Christmas in Paris

FRANCE | Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | Views [784] | Comments [3]

Paris just may be the best city on earth. It has a huge reputation, but so far has not failed to impress. Arrived to the airport on the 24th (sorry brad the time stamp of last post was wrong). Had a run in with a large black man who I initially took ... Read more >

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Goodbye Riga!

LATVIA | Sunday, 24 Dec 2006 | Views [897] | Comments [2]

Well that's it, gone are my Riga and Latvian days. Everyone was getting emotional saying goodbye to this awesome city, but, to be honest, I wasn't. Don't get me wrong I have loved any minute of it, but it is hard to get sad when I have over ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


Antipodal Melodrama

LATVIA | Monday, 18 Dec 2006 | Views [471] | Comments [4]

Well things certainly are getting interesting. I have never seen an episode of Melrose Place, but I imagine I am now living one. Every international person that you may have seen in my photos ( PARTY PHOTOS NOW UP ) has some deep secret or shameful ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


Gallery: Party In Riga

LATVIA | Tuesday, 12 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

Party In Riga
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Shots and Memories

LATVIA | Tuesday, 12 Dec 2006 | Views [410] | Comments [1]

Thursday was one of the biggest nights out I've ever had. In fact, it was about as drunk as I've been, while still being able to walk and talk. It started out innocently enough with some beers at the place we live (name has changed from Metro to ... Read more >

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Sunset Sunset Sunset

LATVIA | Wednesday, 6 Dec 2006 | Views [401] | Comments [4]

Well my time here is drawing to a close. Last night we realised this weekend is the last one all us foreign exchange students will be going out. The weekend after the girls are going to Estonia and we are going to Lithuania, and the weekend ... Read more >

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Gallery: Cēstis

LATVIA | Wednesday, 6 Dec 2006 | Photo Gallery

Cēstis
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Estonia and Finland

FINLAND | Thursday, 30 Nov 2006 | Views [737] | Comments [2]

Wow busy week. On wednesday Hans and I went to Cēstis which is a country town in Latvia. Since I left the pictures on my other memory card I think I'll talk about it next week. So on friday Hans, Jeremy, Marc and took a bus up to Talinn. We got ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


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