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Colombia

COLOMBIA | Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 | Views [230]

We walked to the Colombian side of the border and unfortunately had to stand in line for about an hour, and it was getting dark and we still wanted to see the church! Finally we hopped in a taxi and went to the bus terminal (in hindsight we should've ... Read more >


Ecuador

ECUADOR | Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 | Views [234]

We arrived in Cuenca quite early and got to the hostel but as we hadn't made a reservation (Jana's idea) they weren't sure if there was room. So we hung about, had a shower and went on a walking tour. Which was pretty chilled/not too info heavy which ... Read more >


Peru

PERU | Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 | Views [246]

We arrived in Arequipa about 5.30am and got a taxi to our hostel (an awesome hostel with pool room, table tennis, PlayStation etc etc) and they allowed us to use all facilities (even shower and breakfast, winning!!). We then met at an awesome (albeit ... Read more >


Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 | Views [230]

Gab and I were up early to begin our seperate journeys..me to Bolivia to volunteer and gab to Ecuador via bogota. Up at 4.30am we shared an uber with a girl from the hostel that was also randomly on gabs flight..I checked in ok but, being South America, ... Read more >


Brazil

BRAZIL | Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 | Views [198]

The next day we saw the Brazilian side of the falls and it was just magic. It was bloody hot and humid but the sun was shining which made for a different experience! Also a nice way to see the falls as you kind of walked alongside them..at one stage ... Read more >


Argentina and Uruguay

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 | Views [242]

Over 30 hours of traveling, I arrived at my workaway place Haras - a thoroughbred stud that also trained endurance horses. I'd decided to try spend a couple of weeks here for a different kind of experience, try and learn more about horse training and ... Read more >


Chile ~ the beginning

CHILE | Saturday, 30 Dec 2017 | Views [200]

Arrive in Santiago airport bloody tired and wondering a little why I choose to take myself so far out of my comfort zone..but I knew I'd feel that way at the beginning! Finally made it through customs and immediately realized how stupid it was not to ... Read more >


Journey home...

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | Views [192]

Can't believe this day is here!!! Mex got the bus into the city with me this morning for the beginning of my epic journey home (6 flights in 7 days :S)..had a coffee then bid farewell..definitely bitter sweet to be heading home! Got the bus from ... Read more >


Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | Views [186]

Mex caught up with some friends this morning then we headed on our road trip :) stopped by Becky's house on the country outskirts of Manchester, 'twas so beautiful..met her welsh rugby player boyfriend George, shared some of our baked goods then hit ... Read more >


Manchester

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | Views [178]

Mex and I got up early to take Elle to the station..after about 6weeks together it was farewell for a little while! Had brunch with Luke and stu (mex's housemate who'd also been on top deck and an Aussie mate), met T, booked a bus and headed to Manchester! ... Read more >


Amsterdam

NETHERLANDS | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | Views [223]

Pretty tricky to get up out of our warm and comfy bed today! But we were on our way to Amsterdam! Had a big driving day ahead..in the late afternoon we stopped at a cheese and clog factory which was pretty cool..did some taste testing and watched a clog ... Read more >


Berlin

GERMANY | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | Views [214]

Back to Germany today wohoo! Some of my fondest memories from this trip have been from Germany..mainly thanks to the beautiful people there..but today's destination was Berlin, which I was sure would differ quite a lot from the south of Germany I had ... Read more >


Prague

CZECH REPUBLIC | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | Views [196]

This morning was a challenging one..we stopped at the Matthausen concentration camp on our way to Prague..a fascinating but somewhat sickening experience..we watched a video at first, hearing first hand from survivors and soldiers that liberated the ... Read more >


Vienna

AUSTRIA | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | Views [263]

Sadly mex had to leave us today..he had to get back to Manchester for a doc appointment on Monday...but he'd been able to stay two weeks longer than originally planned so that was awesome :) so we packed up, got a big group photo and bid farewell..then ... Read more >


Budapest

HUNGARY | Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | Views [219]

Packed up our dewy tents and headed for Budapest today! Quick stop for tuna wraps at a rest stop then the rest of the day was driving..got to Budapest (Buda on one side of the river and Pest on the other) and were driven around the main sights to get ... Read more >


Croatia

CROATIA | Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | Views [155]

Another big day of driving today..pretty crazy windy narrow roads..we all had to get off the bus at one stage as the breaks had overheated and it was smoking..had an awesome lunch time stop in budva, Montenegro..beautiful place by the water..walked along ... Read more >


Greece

GREECE | Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | Views [252]

We arrived in Greece and disembarked at about 9am..drove a short distance to the port town of Plataria where we were split into groups of 5/6 for our yachts..lucky we had tif who had sailed before! There was one man on the main boat that was in charge ... Read more >


Rome

ITALY | Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | Views [166]

The bus ride to rome was beautifully picturesque, with vineyards and loads of clustered towns atop of hills..with a castle and/or cathedral :) we got into rome and walked uphill a ways to find our hostel..it wasn't too bad, although it felt a little ... Read more >


Siena

ISRAEL | Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | Views [156]

  We got to siena late afternoon and found our hotel, just outside the amazing city wall..and it was so nice! Comfy beds, nice shower etc..with a beautiful view of Tuscany vineyards and siena town through the kitchen window..we had tea at a nice ... Read more >


Florence

ITALY | Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | Views [241]

We arrived in Florence about 3 hours later and caught the bus all the way up to the top of the hill to our campsite..amazing views of the city! Found our tent (a little difficult in the dark), which was pretty cool, and settled in for a chilly night ... Read more >


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