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Bavaria, Austria and the Czech Republic

CZECH REPUBLIC | Saturday, 28 Nov 2009 | Views [186] | Comments [1]

Arrived in Munich on the 17th November and spent three nights. Visited crazy King Ludwig the II castle Neuschwanstein, did a free waslking tour of Munich, visited Dachau concentration camp and did the Beer Challenge. All of these activities were special ... Read more >


SWITZERLAND | Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | Views [325]

Arrived in Lugano, Switzerland on the 11th. We were met by Susan who we met on the Paddywagon tour back in July. For dinner that night she took us back into Italy for a fantastic Italian meal. On Thursday morning we went up Mt Generoso, to get some spectacular ... Read more >

Belgium and France

BELGIUM | Thursday, 5 Nov 2009 | Views [219]

Arrived in Brussels quite late on the 27th October, but our B & B hosts were really nice and stayed up for us! Our two full on days of Belgium included Brussels on the first day, tried beer, chocolate and visited the Musical Instrument Museum which ... Read more >


EGYPT | Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | Views [245]

Egypt is simply wow! We spent 11 days on a Busabout one way trip of Egypt and had a blast. Arrived into Cairo late on which was Day 1 to a busy airport but luckily were met by a rep who took us to our hotel. Next day we met all of the group and headed ... Read more >


GREECE | Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | Views [332]

Well here we are on our holiday from our holiday! Arrived in Athens on a flight from Milan on the 5th October. Spent two nights in Athens, checked out the sights, including the temple of Zeus and the Acropolis. Very very old, but still very cool. From ... Read more >

Slovenia and Venice

SLOVENIA | Sunday, 4 Oct 2009 | Views [260]

I have one word for Slovenia.....BEAUTIFUL. It is by far one our favourite destinations of our trip this far. I can not recommend it enough! We left Split, Croatia on the 28th, heading for Ljubljana in Slovenia for the night. We briefly stopped off in ... Read more >


CROATIA | Saturday, 26 Sep 2009 | Views [375]

We are at the end of our stay in Croatia. Started off in Dubrovnik last Thursday where we spent two days looking around the old city and walls. We climbed the walls and got great views of Dubrovnik and the coast. It was there that we met our tour group ... Read more >

Italy, part one

ITALY | Sunday, 13 Sep 2009 | Views [210]

Hello from Italy!!! Well we had a lovely time in Valencia, stayed near the beach and the America's Cup village. We managed to find the HOLY GRAIL on our travels, the only one formally recognised by the Vatican. Spent some time at the beach too which was ... Read more >

Portugal and Morocco

MOROCCO | Saturday, 5 Sep 2009 | Views [215]

Well it's been a couple of weeks since I last got on here, trouble with being in some of these countries. Just checked where I left off....the Edinburgh Military Tattoo was absolutely fantastic, as you will see by Nicholas' album on facebook. My favourite ... Read more >

The rest of Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 15 Aug 2009 | Views [239] | Comments [1]

I love Scotland!!!! Since Edinburgh we drove to Inverness for three nights, went in search of the Loch Ness Monster, but she wasn't out that weekend. So instead we climbed Ben Nevis, the highest peak in Britain. At 1340m high we thought we'd give it a ... Read more >


UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | Views [222]

We have been in Edinburgh for 8 nights staying at Alex's flat on Viewforth. It has been such a relaxing week in such a beautiful city. Having lived in Dunedin we were both spun out by the number of similarities between the two cities, most importantly ... Read more >

The rest of Ireland

IRELAND | Thursday, 30 Jul 2009 | Views [246]

Well today was the last day of our Paddywagon tour. We stayed Monday and Tuesday in Killarney which was good. We took the bus on the ring of Kerry which had excellent views, also can be seen on my facebook. Last night we stayed in Cork. We went out to ... Read more >

Ireland so far

IRELAND | Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | Views [257]

Wow!!! It's been about 10 days since I last wrote on here so you can probably imagine we have done a tonne of things!! We left Wales on Saturday the 18th by ferry to Rosslare, Ireland. Somehow we got into Cabin Class which meant an awesome seat and ... Read more >

Shropshire and Wales

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 17 Jul 2009 | Views [199] | Comments [1]

Well forgive me if this is brief but it's the third damn time I've tried to write it in 2 days and the internet keeps dying!!! Ok so last weekend we stayed with my friend Rory and his wife Julia on their farm near Wem in Shropshire. Had a lovely relaxing ... Read more >

Porthtowan and Penzance

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 10 Jul 2009 | Views [249] | Comments [1]

Stayed Tuesday night in a little surfing town called Porthtowan, which is apparently the best surfing beach in England. Mark and Nicholas went for a swim, me, I'm still too whimpy to get in! Walked to the top of a hill and watched the sun set. On Wednesday ... Read more >

Stonehenge and Bath

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 7 Jul 2009 | Views [180]

Well we did a wee bit of a roadie today, got the car from Brighton and drove to Bath via Stonehenge and Avebury. Stonehenge was not much to write home about to be honest. It was raining when we arrived so we wandered up next to the fenceline to realise ... Read more >


UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 3 Jul 2009 | Views [171] | Comments [2]

We left London on Thursday after going to St Paul's Cathedral, what a truly amazing place, if you aren't into religion that much, the artwork alone is worth going for! We said goodbye to Mark and made our way back on the tube to get our packs then caught ... Read more >

London Town

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | Views [210] | Comments [3]

What an epic couple of days in London so far!!! We are here until tomorrow, arrived on Monday by train from March in Cambridgeshire. Seeing some serious countryside that's for sure. So far we have seen Madame Tussauds, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, London ... Read more >

Our safe arrival

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 28 Jun 2009 | Views [206]

Well we finally made it to England, had a little delay in KL but all in all a great flight, went quite quick! Not much to say today as we are bloody tired and in need of stacking some serious zzzzz's.

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