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Bring the Spain

SPAIN | Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | Views [2047]

Au revoir, Cannes, we’re headed across the border for the final month of our trip and to celebrate Genny’s 25 th year en estilo ! Our train out of Cannes looks like it took a wrong turn in 1973, stopped at a polyester factory, ... Read more >

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Welcome to Cannes...

FRANCE | Saturday, 15 Sep 2007 | Views [1027]

...where you can't afford it. Just to put things in perspective, before we get started, to demonstrate the preposterous prices in Cannes due to its irresponsibly wealthy inhabitants, we decided to partake in our only regular indulgence. We entered McDonald's ... Read more >

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Mad Dash

TURKEY | Wednesday, 1 Aug 2007 | Views [1587] | Comments [1]

OK, so we just finished up two weeks living on someone else's dime, and let me tell you, it sure warps the sense of reality and jumping back into the big pool of poor backpackers after spending even a small amount of time in the little pool of indulgent ... Read more >

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Save your way through Europe

FRANCE | Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | Views [2601] | Comments [4]

First things first, let me please explain that for the sake of saving time my punctuation will be everything but nonexistant in this instalement.  I wasnt aware that keyboards were different in continental Europe and the change has forced me to type ... Read more >

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The Pros and Cons of Crossing the Cambodian Border

THAILAND | Monday, 14 May 2007 | Views [2462] | Comments [1]

         I’m here to dispel a rumor that’s going around the backpacking community:   you CAN get your Cambodia visa at the border between Laos and Cambodia.   Too often we were told that this was an impossibility, and that we would have to kill a ... Read more >

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Update: Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 10 May 2007 | Views [915]

For those of you who are following our adventure, you've no doubt seen that we've put up a few lengthy posts sans pictures recently.  Well no worries, we've added pics to break up the motonoy, so they should flow nicely now.  Check them out if you're ... Read more >

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Cyclone JakeandGenny

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 26 Mar 2007 | Views [1184] | Comments [2]

Touchdown OZ!!  We still haven't figured out why they call Australia OZ, but here's what we think:  Australia became Aussie became OZ...that's the best pedigree we can come up with; anything we learn from here, we'll keep you posted. Since the end ... Read more >

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To Every Season...

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 23 Mar 2007 | Views [848]

Turn, Turn, Turn... Just as the seasons have changed down here in the South Pacific, so too has our country.  As summer becomes fall, we go from Kiwis to Aussies.  In New Zealand, summer becomes fall like a light goes from on to off.  There's no seasonal ... Read more >

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NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 5 Mar 2007 | Views [974] | Comments [1]

Just wanted to give a heads up to those keeping tabs on this blog:  be sure to check out our pictures from New Zealand as we've just updated the database with about 200 pics!  They're sort of mismatched, but you'll be able to recognize a few of the places ... Read more >

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