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No place like home...Thank goodness !!! For those of you that know us, you'll already know the story, basically we decided that we've both worked enough (I've been working for 11 years, Danielle for 11 Months) and that we deserve some long overdue R&R and decided to take in some sights....enjoy


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Cold Cold Colorado

USA | Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Views [760]

Colorado - The Centennial State Driving from Arizona to Colorado in one day was quite a mixture of landscapes, as soon as we hit Colorado it changed from desolate desert to snowy, rocky mountains. We were aiming to get to the Great Sand Dune NP for ... Read more >

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The Staffords in Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | Views [587] | Comments [1]

Well, what a lucky guy I am, not only do I get the pleasure of travelling with Danielle, but also her 'kid' sister Kaggle-butt-head as well (more commonly known as Kayleigh, but together we can change that!). For the second country in a row we've been ... Read more >

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The Scenery Speaks for itself.....

JAPAN | Thursday, 26 Jul 2007 | Views [1222]

I LOVE THIS PLACE!! We arrived at Matsumoto in good time, had a MOS Burger (traditional Japanese Burger - apparently!), got lost trying to find our Guest House and were amazed by the sheer beauty of the mountains that surrounded us! Our guest house ... Read more >

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The Big Climb of Fuji-San!

JAPAN | Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | Views [1784]

The day had finally arrived to climb Mount Fuji - after a day at the Sumo Tournament and a long and tedious train journey, in rush hour, arriving in Kawaguchi at 2200hrs we were both well prepared to get up an go...sort of! The day started well when ... Read more >

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Beppu - Just a load of hot air!

JAPAN | Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | Views [623]

Arrived in Beppu - a hot spring resort (apparently to understand Beppu is to understand Japan as a whole, very philosophical Mr Lonely Planet). Its quite a cute little place actually - hot springs EVERYWHERE! Looking out of our hotel window you can actually ... Read more >

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Ebino-Kogen, not that we could tell through the mist!!!

JAPAN | Thursday, 5 Jul 2007 | Views [1172]

Another eventful journey - our bus decided to drop us in the middle of no where (almost), and we were definitely NOT up a mountain! We walked through Ebino `City`, which can otherwise be described as a ghost town (we literally saw about two cars and ... Read more >

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Tea, scones and strawberries

MALAYSIA | Thursday, 17 May 2007 | Views [929]

After almost 6 weeks away from home, we decided to head to the nearest thing to old blightey, a place high in the hills of Perak called The Cameron Highlands. For those of you that are jealous of our travels, you'll be pleased to know that it's not ... Read more >

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Lovely Lake Toba

INDONESIA | Saturday, 5 May 2007 | Views [1029]

28th April - 1st May 2007 Took a relatively normal bemo from Medan to Parapat, where we caught the ferry to Tut Tut in the middle of Lake Toba. For those of you that don't know Lake Toba is a crater lake in the middle of a massive volcanic mountain, ... Read more >

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