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Al and Veronika Trip 2011

Summary of trip 2011

USA | Friday, 23 Dec 2011 | Views [417]

Sharing a bottle of red wine in the bar in JFK airport on 1 st May, awaiting our flight to Buenos Aires and then beyond, I genuinely do not think we had any real idea of what lay ahead in the next five, six, seven or however many ... Read more >

India - South

INDIA | Sunday, 18 Dec 2011 | Views [816]

Our odyssey of India continued and after the fabulous tour of Rajasthan we headed south to the bustling metropolis of Mumbai. In order to get there we had to take a 14 hour overnight train from Udaipur…or so we thought. Our train actually left from ... Read more >

Photos: India - South

INDIA | Saturday, 17 Dec 2011 | Photo Gallery

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India - Rajasthan

INDIA | Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | Views [271]

Rajasthan, the desert state, is truly a land of royalty, maharajas, majestic forts, amazing palaces and, unfortunately, a few too many silk emporiums just a little over anxious to get their hands on your tourist rupee. In keeping ... Read more >

Photos: India - Rajasthan

INDIA | Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | Photo Gallery

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India - North

INDIA | Monday, 7 Nov 2011 | Views [331]

  Beautiful, dirty, serene, poverty stricken, bright, colourful, noisy, polluted, heart-breaking, spiritual, diverse, endlessly fascinating….India is all of these and more. There is just nowhere we have been on our travels to compare ... Read more >

Photos: India - North

INDIA | Sunday, 6 Nov 2011 | Photo Gallery

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NEPAL | Saturday, 29 Oct 2011 | Views [312]

Some people are born for the mountains. Others are not. If Veronika falls into the former category, I definitely fall into the latter. However, team player that I am, I was all for it (kind of…) when we decided to make Nepal our ... Read more >

Photos: Nepal

NEPAL | Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | Photo Gallery

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Cambodia and KL

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 16 Oct 2011 | Views [303]

Going from $12 a beer in Singapore to 50 cents a beer in Phnom Penh was a great start, for me at least, to our adventure in Cambodia. Cheap beer, however, was not the (only) reason we had chosen Cambodia to be the next on our list ... Read more >

Photos: Cambodia and KL

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 15 Oct 2011 | Photo Gallery

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Thailand and Singapore

THAILAND | Saturday, 1 Oct 2011 | Views [202]

I think it is fair to say, even if you have never been to Bangkok, you probably have heard many stories or have certain preconceptions about what it might be like.   I know I certainly did.   Also, when travelling around like ... Read more >

Photos: Thailand and Singapore

THAILAND | Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | Photo Gallery

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VIETNAM | Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | Views [308]

Hello there..... Last time I left you I think we were leaving China and heading into Vietnam. After a bit of a nervy day waiting for our passports to be returned with the visa for Vietnam we were ready to set off. We took a ... Read more >

Photos: Vietnam

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | Photo Gallery

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CHINA | Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | Views [216]

It has been a while, so we thought it's time for an update. We arrived in Hong Kong on 8th August and spent 5 nights there as we sorted out visas for China. After the peace and tranquility of spending a week at lake Constance ... Read more >

Photos: China

CHINA | Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery

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Argentina and Chile

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | Views [273]

With all the farewell parties still fresh in the memory, we spent a final emotional night in 77 Irving Place apt 5A, with only our backpacks and a sleeping bag for company. It was a little sad to see our cosy little apartment, ... Read more >

Photos: Argentia and Chile

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | Photo Gallery

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