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He only went out for some milk A blurb of monstrous proportions - it was only supposed to be a couple of lines and the odd photo.

Trip: Americas

There are [54] stories from my trip: Americas

Gallery: England

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

bitter sweetness and surreally real
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The End: A Time For Reckoning

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | Views [2514] | Comments [8]

No toilet too dirty, no room too squalid, no food too weird and no insect too big...even when it's in my food.  What an amazing diversity of landscapes - mountains stretching into the clouds, castaway island beaches, crystal clear blue seas, humid overgrown ... Read more >

Tags: conclusions?


IRELAND | Wednesday, 28 May 2008 | Views [2517]

For one night only...with the time difference from New York it became one night and 3 days.  36 hours without sleep, continual rain, a pint of Guinness or 3, and so it's fair to say Dublin is a bit of a blur.  I remember talking politics with a lady ... Read more >

Gallery: New York

USA | Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

This isn't all the pictures yet
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New York

USA | Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Views [1604]

New York What a crazy and awesome 4 days.  It didn't go with the best of starts, as I forgot to write down the name or address of my hostel - I then couldn't find an internet cafe to look up this slightly useful information.  It took nearly 2 hours ... Read more >

Gallery: Tulum

MEXICO | Thursday, 22 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Cave diving and long walks
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Tulum and Cavern Diving

MEXICO | Thursday, 22 May 2008 | Views [2419]

-Que Paso? -Yo quisiera poder una acta de un robo In English that translates as -What's up? -Would you believe that some b@stard has just robbed me? I got hit by a camera bag snatcher in the late hours, and was then too stunned and sandal laden to ... Read more >

Tags: diving, ruins

Belize and the Blue Hole

BELIZE | Monday, 19 May 2008 | Views [10089] | Comments [1]

I didn't really have the time for this, and i couldn't really afford this...but there was no way i was missing out on this.  The blue hole is a 122m wide, 305m deep, now completely submerged, collapsed cave.  I had been looking forward to this for months ... Read more >

Tags: diving

Gallery: Belize and the Blue Hole

BELIZE | Sunday, 18 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Bloomin Bottoms this place is expensive
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Gallery: Flores and Tikal

GUATEMALA | Friday, 16 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

fauna, flora and ruins
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Flores and Tikal

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 15 May 2008 | Views [1708]

I opted for a flight from Guatemala city to Flores - i didn't fancy the 10 - 12 hours on the bus this time.  As i step off the plane the heat slams into me - 90+F and the humidity to match.  I will now sweat non-stop for the next 2 days, I've become ... Read more >


GUATEMALA | Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | Views [1621]

Nestled in a valley, and surrounded by volcanoes is this rabbit warren of multi-coloured houses, earthquake damaged churches and cobbled traffic filled streets.  All streets are straight and run north to south and east to west around a pleasant central ... Read more >

Gallery: Antigua

GUATEMALA | Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

post card perfect?
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Quelzaltenango (Xela) part three

GUATEMALA | Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Views [2989]

I didn't want to leave this place...so i didn't... I extended my stay yet again for as long as i physically (time travelling each day) and financially (bus v plane) dared.  I have a flight booked from Mexico to the States next week.  Alas i feel i must ... Read more >

Gallery: Xela

GUATEMALA | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

home from home?
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Quelzaltenango (Xela) part two

GUATEMALA | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Views [1684]

So it's been 2 and a bit weeks of semi-immersion.  I opted not to stay with a family; right now i value my own space more than anything.  Besides everything is in Spanish, my lessons, my meals, my shopping...everything.  At times it's bloody difficult, ... Read more >

Quelzaltenango (Xela) part 1

GUATEMALA | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [2234]

Xela is an interesting city, although i didn't think so at first.  I Arrived late at night by a bus with some locals, a long journey and a long, slightly painful lesson in how little Spanish i actually do know.  Xela's dark and seemingly dingy alleyways ... Read more >

Gallery: Copán Ruinas

HONDURAS | Tuesday, 22 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

A pleasent way to spend a few days
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Copán Ruinas

HONDURAS | Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | Views [1820] | Comments [1]

It feels as if my time is running out and yet my days are getting longer.  Is this a side-effect of spending more time in places?  A sort of 'more haste, less speed' scenario that I've never really understood - does that saying really make any sense?  ... Read more >

Tags: ruins


HONDURAS | Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | Views [4236]

Whale sharks...that's the only reason for me being here.  A chance to dive or snorkel with the elusive beauties.  It's probably people like me that have scared them off - this is one of the so-called whale shark seasons, and they haven't been spotted ... Read more >

Tags: diving, island

Gallery: Utila

HONDURAS | Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

A diving mecca - is it deserved?
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The End Of Nicaragua?

NICARAGUA | Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | Views [1843] | Comments [1]

"Some things change" (my plans), "and some things do not" (my lack of time).  It's a strange series of events that sees me not staying in Nicaragua any longer - as I'd envisaged doing.  Due to a mix of timings, border crossings, costs, ... Read more >

Tags: conclusions?

Little Corn Island

NICARAGUA | Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | Views [3094]

I think I've been travelling too long.  Last night i watched the film Nottinghill and from my laughter you would think it the funniest film ever made.  Earlier in the day my dive group was circled by more reef sharks of about 3m length than i could count ... Read more >

Tags: diving, island

Gallery: Little Corn Island

NICARAGUA | Monday, 7 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

I don't want to leave...
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Gallery: Semana Santa

NICARAGUA | Saturday, 29 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

God meets beer
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