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Oogs & Mich's World Trip 2008

Goodmorning Vietnam

VIETNAM | Friday, 20 Feb 2009 | Views [384]

We had a SCARY introductory taxi ride from the airport but arrived at the 5 star Melia Hotel in Hanoi safely where we met Oogs' friend Jurgen who he is the Head Chef there. Once we arrived we asked the receptionist to please call him, she replied "... Read more >

Borneo Diving & Laos

LAOS | Tuesday, 27 Jan 2009 | Views [488]

Drama struck as we landed in Borneo. Our agent that we booked our diving trip through cancelled our booking & didn't tell us and the resort would not let us on their boat without paying them directly!!! Nightmare...seems like our agent has gone under ... Read more >

Australian Sunshine

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 5 Jan 2009 | Views [350]

After our arrival in Sydney, we were collected from the airport by Jim and the next day was spent on the Sydney harbour sailing up and down, which was great fun and an excellent way to see the Sydney sights initially. The next few days we spent down ... Read more >

White dots on green pastures - New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | Views [229]

We had a wonderful time in New Zealand understanding all the signs and having a hired car to get around instead of lugging of bags on & off buses every other day! And also got back to the comfort of our tent which surprisingly feels like home for ... Read more >

Lakes in Argentina and Patagonia

CHILE | Sunday, 2 Nov 2008 | Views [262]

We are now out of South America after 4 months and REALLY enjoying English & understanding EVERYTHING and also how clean, green and neat it is here in New Zealand! Since our last email we have managed to see quite a bit...we spent 10 days in and ... Read more >

Brazil & Argentina

BRAZIL | Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | Views [273]

Hola Amigos!   After a few rainy days the sun eventually came out for us to explore Rio's sights, thank goodness! Went up to the Statue of Christ which was pretty crowded with tourists but an amazing piece of sculptural construction & views ... Read more >

Peru, The Inca Trail and Bolivia

PERU | Monday, 1 Sep 2008 | Views [403]

We have been having the most amazing time...Our highlights so far here have been the Inca trail in Peru and the Salt Flats trip in Bolivia, both with the most amazing scenery!!   Peru: The Inca Trail, Machu Picchu and Cusco We enjoyed our time in Cusco ... Read more >

Venezuela news

VENEZUELA | Thursday, 7 Aug 2008 | Views [425]

We had a good time in Venezuela with no hassles which was great! We also met some great people to do things with along the way and had a fast track experience of learning the basics of Spanish!! We are getting by with the main things so thats good! Hard ... Read more >

USA Part 2

USA | Monday, 7 Jul 2008 | Views [239]

And our US update continued...   We spent time in San Francisco which was fun of course and such a lovely city; ate clam chowder soup in a sour dough bun, rode a tram, explored the wharf & saw the sealions at Pier 39 and of course drove over the ... Read more >

USA Part 1

USA | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [227]

We had a great time in New York staying with Heather & Pete, saw all the major sights in a day, bit of a whirlwinded tour but great fun! And then had a very wet & rainy walk in Central Park before catching our bus to Philadelphia but at least ... Read more >


CANADA | Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | Views [259]

Our first stop was Vancouver to explore Canada as most of you know...Once we got off the bus in Whistler, my cousin Paul made us yummy breakfast and whipped us off to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games site for Cross country skiing, biathlon and the ski jumping ... Read more >

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