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Our world Travel On 10th May 2007 I fled the UK on a journey around the world with a long list of places to go. Got as far as the Philippines where I met my wife. We got married on 11th May 2010 and are now sharing the experiences of travelling the world together

Chennai to Goa

INDIA | Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | Views [18781] | Comments [7]

Sat 20th Oct - off to Chennai (originally known as Madras) for a tour run by Intrepid travels that winds its way around the southern part of India, ending up in Goa. Fancied being in a small group for a bit, so looking forward to it. Flying Jet ... Read more >

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Mumbai

INDIA | Saturday, 20 Oct 2007 | Views [2317] | Comments [3]

Tues 16th Oct - Another day , another c ountry. Time to move on to India. Spent the morning getting packed and the usual last minute stuff. Got to the airport in Mauritius early as the taxi driver had someone else to collect. I am booked on to ... Read more >

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Mauritius

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | Views [2101]

Mon 8th Oct - Arrived at Sir Seewoosagur airport (orig known as Plaisance) on time. The Air Madagascar service is really good, the food, staff etc are super. Normal landing stuff - first off, the entry visa. Free in this case and a health registration ... Read more >

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Gallery: Mauritius

MAURITIUS | Sunday, 14 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Mauritius
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Gallery: Madagascar

MAURITIUS | Saturday, 13 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Madagascar
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Madagascar

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | Views [1666]

Sat 29th Sep - Got up early to say goodbye to the guys I had been travelling with for the past 2 weeks as they are travelling off to other places. This bit is always a bit sad as, although you promise to stay in touch, the practicalities make it ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Swaziland to Pretoria

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 28 Sep 2007 | Views [2774] | Comments [2]

Sun 23rd Sep (day 10) - up early for a walk in the bush with our guide Stu. Lots of wildlife to see: Impala, burchell's zebra, warthog, nyala, blue wildebeest, blesbok, velvet monkey and a 5metre python! Lots of bird species. Interesting uses of termite ... Read more >

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Johannesburg to Swaziland

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 23 Sep 2007 | Views [2667] | Comments [2]

  Thurs 13th sep - Checked out of 'The Ritz' in Jo'burg and got picked up by taxi for drive to Pretoria. Whilst waiting for the taxi, got chatting to a girl from Israel, who happened to be going to Pretoria too but hadn't worked out yet how to ... Read more >

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Cape Town to Johannesburg

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | Views [1714] | Comments [1]

Wed 5th Sep - Bazbus pickup at 8am . Joined by a couple of girls from Denmark, a german guy and an english girl. The weather was naff this morning. Heaving it down, so an ideal day to leave the area. Travelling east to George to then catch a shuttle ... Read more >

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Cape Town

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | Views [1263]

A brief history of what is rated as one of the world's most beautiful towns. Originally occupied by the local khoikhoi tribe until portugese mariners needed to find a place in the 1480's to re-stock their ships on their way east. They were responsible ... Read more >

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Swakopmund to Capetown

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | Views [1555]

Sat 25th Aug (day 42) - Saw Harry potter & the order of the phoenix at the cinema. As usual, an epic movie full of good effects. Being a potter fan, thoroughly enjoyed it. Catching up with stuff for rest of day as back on the road tomorrow. ... Read more >

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Victoria Falls Zimbabwe to Swakopmund in Namibia

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 25 Aug 2007 | Views [2099]

Monday 13th August (day 30) - Off to Botswana after lunch so need to make sure that everything is upto date this morning. Tried to contact indian embassy but will have to wait for e-mail response. Lunch off the truck before packing up tents and heading ... Read more >

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Malawi to Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 13 Aug 2007 | Views [3472]

Sunday 5th August (day 22) - up early at 4:30am as need to be off-site by 6am to head for Zambia. At 7:45am we passed through a walking choir of over 100 folk singing gospel songs on their way to church. All dressed an white smocks, black bootlace tie ... Read more >

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Tanzania to malawi

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 4 Aug 2007 | Views [2835]

Sunday 29th July (day15) - Got the 1pm ferry from Stonetown to Dar es Salaam as planned. These fast ferries are superb and smooth. The movie this time was a bit more appropriate. They played 'Congo', about a gorilla that communicates with an electronic ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Zanzibar

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 28 Jul 2007 | Views [1279]

Tuesday 24th July (day 10) - 8am start to get the kikumboni ferry to dar es salaam main port. This plods back & forth across a short stretch of the bay taking about 10 minutes or so to cross but you wait for ages to get on it. From there caught ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Kenya to Tanzania

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 28 Jul 2007 | Views [3087]

Sunday 15th July - day 1 of overland tour that will take 49 days to get from Nairobi to Cape town. For the first few days there is a bit of changing around as people who started in Uganda join the tour and others not doing the full tour leave in a ... Read more >

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Kenya - Part 2

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 26 Jul 2007 | Views [2351] | Comments [1]

Thu 12th july - off to treetops today. Whoopee! Early breakfast as being picked up at 8am. I had booked the treetops thing with the intention of paying for it when I got here, first port of call the office to pay up the $450. My driver was to be Joseph.... Read more >

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Kenya - Part 1

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 11 Jul 2007 | Views [3337] | Comments [1]

Mon 2nd July - Moving on day. Tomorrow another country. Mainly in the morning getting sorted and trying desperately to get rid of excess baggage . When I came to check out found another tax lurking around. So, you pay 12.5% service ... Read more >

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Cairo

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 2 Jul 2007 | Views [3074] | Comments [5]

The journey to Cairo did not go to plan. I had an original flight from Casablanca to Cairo on 1st July that I shifted to 26th June to fit in some time in Cairo before heading down to Nairobi , and eBookers assured me that having paid the change fee ... Read more >

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Midelt to casablanca

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 26 Jun 2007 | Views [5582] | Comments [1]

Funny thing last night on my way back to the bedroom at the hotel Ayachi last night... a white lizard scurried along the carpet in front of me whizzed around a couple of plant pots and then shot up the wall. Caught me by surprise a bit. Anyway.... The ... Read more >

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