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Laura's reflections of the Trip

PERU | Saturday, 26 Apr 2008 | Views [1145] | Comments [1]

Laura writes: This one year trip around the world has given us the opportunity to see the world from different perspectives. It has also taught me what is really important in our lives and what is not, what is worthwhile focusing on. It ... Read more >

Gallery: Uruguay (Summer)

URUGUAY | Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

Uruguay (Summer)
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Gallery: Cuba

CUBA | Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Ecuador

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Uruguay (Summer)

URUGUAY | Saturday, 26 Jan 2008 | Views [3152]

Laura writes: We got back to Uruguay after spending over 4 months travelling around the rest of Latin America. It was very nice to see my relatives once again waiting for us at the airport. Our experience in Uruguay was very different ... Read more >


CUBA | Saturday, 29 Dec 2007 | Views [1833] | Comments [1]

Laura writes: Cuba has so far been an interesting place, just as I thought it would be all these years. The revolution is everywhere around us; on the billboards, in the music played on the streets, in the names of the hotels ("Habana Libre"... Read more >

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Gallery: Peru

PERU | Wednesday, 12 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Brazil

BRAZIL | Tuesday, 6 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Uruguay

URUGUAY | Sunday, 4 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

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ECUADOR | Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | Views [1128]

Nigel Writes: Rio Muchacho is an organic farm that practices permaculture and other beneficial techniques. (Organic farming being a method of feeding the soil (eg. via compost), in order to produce higher quality fruit and veg in the absence of chemical ... Read more >

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Gallery: Treviso & Venice (Italy)

ITALY | Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Treviso & Venice (Italy)
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PERU | Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | Views [1605]

Nigel´s Prelude: Peru is home to a mysterious land and culture that had a great impact on us, both in a negative and positive way; but mostly the latter. Therefore we have written a relatively large amount about our unique experiences there. We ... Read more >

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BRAZIL | Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | Views [978]

Laura writes: Well, Brazil was very enjoyable, especially after spending the coldest Winter in 48 years in Uruguay!  It was a real pleasure to experience the warmer weather and beautiful beaches.  We travelled on a long distance bus from Montevideo ... Read more >

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Gallery: Zell Am See (Austria)

AUSTRIA | Friday, 31 Aug 2007 | Photo Gallery

Zell Am See (Austria)
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Gallery: Vevey (Switzerland)

SWITZERLAND | Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Sitges & Barcelona (Spain)

SPAIN | Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

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URUGUAY | Thursday, 24 May 2007 | Views [6231]

Laura writes: Well, to some it up, Uruguay was a very cold experience. The coldest winter in 48 years in fact. We had average temperatures of 3 to 9 degrees during the day. The average temps around June and July have always been around 15 during ... Read more >

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Treviso & Venice (Italy)

ITALY | Saturday, 19 May 2007 | Views [2985]

Laura Writes: Well, our last stop in Europe was Treviso (Italy) approximately 100 kilometros from Venice. Dad drove from Austria to Treviso on a warm and sunny day. The trip took around 5 or 6 hours, but it was an interesting journey through very ... Read more >

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Gallery: Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

MALAYSIA | Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
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Gallery: Krabi and islands

THAILAND | Wednesday, 16 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

Krabi and islands
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Zell Am See (Austria)

AUSTRIA | Sunday, 6 May 2007 | Views [1862]

Laura Writes: From Vevey, the four of us took a train to Zell Am See. This was an eight hour trip and we had to change trains three times. It was our first long distance train trip. Up to this point we had taken trains in Spain, but this was the ... Read more >

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Vevey (Switzerland)

SWITZERLAND | Tuesday, 1 May 2007 | Views [3762] | Comments [1]

Laura writes: We stayed in Vevey / Montreux for only four to five days, so we didn't get to see too much, especially since we didn't get very nice weather while we were there. At least we did see the Castle of Chillon which is the most preserved ... Read more >

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Sitges (Spain)

SPAIN | Tuesday, 17 Apr 2007 | Views [3206]

Laura writes: Well, this was our first stop in Europe after spending two to three weeks in South East Asia. Changing continents was exciting for us. Sitges is located in the region of Catalunya in Spain, where both Catalan and Spanish are spoken.... Read more >

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Kuala Lumpur to Singapore

SINGAPORE | Monday, 16 Apr 2007 | Views [1475]

Laura writes: We took a long distance bus from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore which took approximately five hours, but was very comfortable with reclining seats which were also very wide. The passport checks on the border of Malaysia and Singapore were ... Read more >

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Krabi to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

MALAYSIA | Thursday, 12 Apr 2007 | Views [6220] | Comments [2]

Laura writes: Hi guys, well, arriving in Malaysia was a relief after Thailand. As soon as we got off the plane, the first thing we noticed, was how easy and organised everything was. The services provided were a luxury in comparison. A cheap shuttle ... Read more >

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