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THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF JESS & DAN back on the road again...

Relaxing in Rio De Janeiro

BRAZIL | Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | Views [703] | Comments [2]

Dear All,   I’ve left the blog for a few days because our daily activities have slowed down considerably…our days in Rio De Janeiro have consisted mostly of eating, sleeping and wandering the beach or shops..its been lovely! ... Read more >

Tags: beach, leblon, rio de janeiro

Butterflies and Toucans

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | Views [990] | Comments [1]

Dear all,   This entry shall be considerably shorter as it only covers a few days.   After arriving back in Ushuaia we had a night there, during which we slept, slept, relaxed and slept a lot more. Antarctica was full on everyday, ... Read more >

Tags: butterflies, hi, hostel inn, iguazu falls, toucans

Photos: Antarctica

ANTARCTICA | Saturday, 12 Jan 2013 | Photo Gallery

our amazing freezing cold honeymoon
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The most amazing place on earth

ANTARCTICA | Saturday, 12 Jan 2013 | Views [2148] | Comments [8]

Dear all,   I’m not going to be able to do regular updates on the blog as the internet on the boat is ridiculously expensive and you pay per megabyte, so I’m going to write regularly and then upload it all when we get back to Ushuaia ... Read more >

Tags: antarctica, gadventures, kayaking, penguins, port lockeroy, seals, whales

The best of Southern Patagonia

CHILE | Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | Views [747] | Comments [7]

Dear all,   It’s Tuesday night, however because of internet issues, it may not be uploaded until Wednesday night. I’m writing in a slightly comatose state so please excuse me if it dosnt make sense…   We have ... Read more >

Tags: el calafate, gadventues, patagonia, peurto natales, torres del paine

This toe is on fire!

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | Views [712] | Comments [7]

Dear All,   It’s 4:30pm on Thursday afternoon and my legs and toes are still recovering from our huge day yesterday….   I should probably go back a few days further before I talk about yesterday. We met our tour group ... Read more >

Tags: el chalten, fitzroy mountains, glacier, viedma

End of the world

ARGENTINA | Monday, 24 Dec 2012 | Views [679] | Comments [1]

Dear all,  I'm sitting writing at our hostel in Ushuaia, Argentina. It's the southernmost city in the world and hence was a long journey here... After flying for what felt like days, we arrived in Buenos Aires late saturday night. Hostel was ... Read more >

Tags: flight, gadventures, ushuaia

Groundhog day

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 23 Dec 2012 | Views [866] | Comments [7]

Dear All,  Wow, I can’t believe how fast the year has gone! It felt like only a few months ago we were at Kelli and Jackson’s wedding super excited because we had finally found a venue and date for a wedding AND decided on our amazing ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, chile, qantas, travel.

busy days

JAPAN | Monday, 18 Apr 2011 | Views [1022] | Comments [2]

Dear All,  It's been a few days since I've been able to write the blog...weve been very busy..so busy that when we get back to our apartment we eat, sleep and rest!We moved from Osaka to Kyoto last Thursday. Were now staying at a small apartment in ... Read more >

Tags: deer, japan, japanese food, kobe, kyoto, nara, rokko

bright lights..

JAPAN | Tuesday, 12 Apr 2011 | Views [728] | Comments [3]

Dear all,  Monday started slowly with breakfast at a small cafe near the station. A traditional Japanese breakfast is expensive and I'm really not a fan of fish for breakfast. So we tried the Japanese attempts at a western breakfast; big thick toast ... Read more >

Tags: aquarium, japan, namba, osaka, umeda.

24 hours in Osaka, Japan

JAPAN | Monday, 11 Apr 2011 | Views [962] | Comments [4]

Dear All,  Wow, the blog is back. I can't believe that a whole year has gone by since we arrived home! And it only took us a year to find a new adventure...although a much shorter adventure this time. Mum, Dad, Dan and I are spending 2 weeks in Osaka, ... Read more >

Tags: cherry blossoms, hanami, japan, osaka, osaka castle

were going on a tiger hunt..

INDIA | Monday, 1 Feb 2010 | Views [1365] | Comments [3]

dear all, Our chances were slim, however we spent 1 night and 2 days camping and trekking inside Periyar tiger sanctuary hoping to spot a wild tiger.. However luck was not on our side, even though we saw tiger prints and tiger poop there was no tigers.... Read more >

cruising the backwaters

INDIA | Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | Views [962] | Comments [3]

Dear All, In the end we loved Fort Cochin and ended up spending 5 nights there. Looking back I cant remember exactly what we did every day. Fort Cochin was really laid back with wide streets, swaying palm trees and lots of great places to shop and ... Read more >

tea and spices

INDIA | Sunday, 17 Jan 2010 | Views [815] | Comments [5]

Dear All, This time in 4 weeks we will be home! Wowzies, I cant believe how fast it has all gone. Suddenly were planning our last few weeks in India, adding places and cutting some out. Starting to donate my manky (favourite Scottish term for nasty/dirty/stinky) ... Read more >

cool mountain air

INDIA | Sunday, 10 Jan 2010 | Views [1001] | Comments [4]

Dear All, Firstly, I owe a few late birthday wishes…SORRY!! Happy birthday Grandma. Happy Birthday Josh. Happy birthday Ken, Happy birthday Trent…I’m still worrying that I’ve forgotten someone…I’ll remember after I’ve loaded the blog.. Secondly, ... Read more >


INDIA | Thursday, 31 Dec 2009 | Views [1127] | Comments [3]

Dear All, I hope everyone had a very merry merry Christmas. Goa has a large catholic population however a couple of days before Christmas there was still no sign of the Christmas spirit. However on Christmas suddenly Christmas tree decorations, lights ... Read more >

Merry Christmas from Goa

INDIA | Saturday, 19 Dec 2009 | Views [751] | Comments [7]

Dear All, Dan and I have set up camp at Arambol beach, Goa. May stay indefinitely….tempted at least. Goa is a very small state on the Western Coast of India, below Mumbai. We arrived at one of the bigger, resort style beaches centrally and decided ... Read more >

The pink city and the most populated Indian City

INDIA | Thursday, 10 Dec 2009 | Views [1231] | Comments [2]

Dear All, After Delhi we made our way to Jaipur which is south west of Delhi and in the desert state of Rajhastan. Its known as the pink city after the pink sandstone walls and buildings of the old part of town. We stayed in the newer part of town ... Read more >

dans dodgy delhi belly

INDIA | Thursday, 3 Dec 2009 | Views [1022] | Comments [3]

Dear All, The blog has been quiet for a very good reason! After a week of diarrhoea, we decided that was enough and tuktuked dan off to a medical clinic recommended by the lonely planet. He was admitted Thursday afternoon. The clinic is spotless ... Read more >

the Taj Mahal

INDIA | Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | Views [869] | Comments [2]

Dear All, Dan and I arrived in Agra smoothly. It wasn’t till around 9pm dan started to feel unwell..and spent the night sitting on the toilet. So instead of visiting the Taj Mahal the next day dan slept and recovered and I lazed around. He’s in on ... Read more >

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