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Gallery: Karen & Nathan's Wedding

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Karen & Nathan's Wedding
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Scrubber Karen scrubs up like a princess

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | Views [476]

Once upon a time there was a scrubber girl called Karen. She met and fell in love with Nathan who turned out to be a prince. They tied the knot on Saturday, 29 September at 5pm at the Gold Creek Chapel, with the reception at Functions at Federation Square.... Read more >

Tags: Family


Gallery: Thailand

THAILAND | Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

5 days chill out
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Gallery: Greece

GREECE | Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Greek photos
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Home to Oz- photos uploaded at last

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | Views [393] | Comments [1]

Hey there everyone, We made it back home to Sydney and onwards to Canberra by bus & arriving at lunchtime today. Our body clocks have no idea what time it is...I'm going to try & deliriously upload some photos to this site. By golly, there's ... Read more >

Tags: Airports


Thailand and onwards to Home

THAILAND | Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | Views [439] | Comments [1]

Hello everyone, We arrived in Bangkok last Friday, bedraggled and looking like feral backpackers. We decided to treat ourselves and book into a flash international 5 star resort in Pattaya before hooking up with our friend who lives in town. We rolled ... Read more >

Tags: Airports


Acropolis Awe

GREECE | Wednesday, 19 Sep 2007 | Views [454] | Comments [2]

For our last full day in Athens, Mick and I have just trekked up to the Acropolis to trample with all the other tourists over the ruins in the blinding sun. Restoration began in 1983 and there is far more scaffolding covering it now than when we were ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Back on the Mainland

GREECE | Wednesday, 19 Sep 2007 | Views [462] | Comments [1]

Hello everyone, We can hardly believe our time on the islands has come to an end. We spent the last 3 days in the most divine accomodation with a balcony dropping off the edge of the cliff face into a turquoise sea. We drank, we wandered the little ... Read more >

Tags: Shopping


No more Retsina!

GREECE | Friday, 14 Sep 2007 | Views [512] | Comments [1]

The last 2 nights have been all about the drinking with the locals. First with Nick down in the port and then with Marina & Nikolaus last night in the hotel bar. It all went a bit wokeyed after the retsina came out. Nikolaus turned up the Greek music ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


One more week Greek style

GREECE | Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | Views [421] | Comments [1]

Hey everyone- good on ya Jez for your new job as a junior arkie. Can't wait to talk to you about designs for our dream home. Won't be too complicated at all- white washed, cube-like with a goat and a couple of chickens out the back...facing the ocean ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


Folegandros Follies

GREECE | Thursday, 13 Sep 2007 | Views [363]

Ya Su everyone! We arrived in Folegandros a week ago and have been staying down in the port town travelling around by foot, bus and hire car. The days are blending into a long Greek sojourn of yoghurt for brekkie, salad for lunch, swim, siesta, wine.... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Last Day in Santorini

GREECE | Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Views [553] | Comments [1]

Mick and I are currently killing time (as you do on the Greek Islands!) while waiting for a lovely Greek mamma to finish all our stinky, sweaty laundry. We took our quad bike out this morning for a long, last ride to where Mick originally stayed when ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating


Santorini Squealers

GREECE | Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Views [713]

Hey everyone- especially lovely Lister, Ravishing Ra and Gorgeous Grubbie, We've been getting all your messages & having a laugh in various internet cafes around the place. You should see this internet cafe - far out, it's so savvy.  We are at ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Santorini Lovin'

GREECE | Wednesday, 5 Sep 2007 | Views [468] | Comments [3]

OHMYGOD Santorini is freakin fabulous. It is so ridiculously beautiful we won't go on and on and on about it lest we make you throw up....Dad is sitting here beside me as we bang this out. Thanks for all your messages, keep them coming, we love to read ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Farewell Athens for now

GREECE | Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | Views [359] | Comments [1]

Kay here Having the most amazing time.  Bill and I have been around the Peloponnese and up as far as Metorea (think thats how it's spelt).  Great group on bus - Italians, Aussies and NZers.  Now with Fi and Mick and heading to Santorini tomorrow.  We've ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


YaSu Athens

GREECE | Sunday, 2 Sep 2007 | Views [940] | Comments [3]

We left Marko & Jaana last night at the airport in Helsinki at 5pm to fly out for Athens. We arrived at 1 in the morning, dreary eyed and exhausted. Our last supper with the Finns ran to 5am (Marko & Mick) and on no sleep, we caught the bus from ... Read more >

Tags: Family


Gallery: Finland

FINLAND | Saturday, 1 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Finlandia photos
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The Summer House

FINLAND | Saturday, 1 Sep 2007 | Views [413]

We have been at Jaanä's parent's house since Monday and the days have flown by. When we arrived 5 hours drive from outside Helsinki, there was a chill in the air but the cabin and surrounding outdoors seemed like the ultimate adventure. The main cabin ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


First day in Finlandia!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 26 Aug 2007 | Views [489] | Comments [5]

Marko & Jaana picked us up world weary, airline jaded and a little worse for wear at Helsinki airport yesterday lunchtime. We sped off down the road to their little house in a village outside of Helsinki. Our first impressions were of massive pine ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Airport Adventures

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 24 Aug 2007 | Views [379]

The airport adventure began with what seems like a week ago now. We had 3 hours to kill at Brisbane airport, strolling aimlessly, eating, looking at duty free sunnies and booze.....9 hour flight to Singapore...and then pretty much the same routine at ... Read more >

Tags: Airports


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