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USA | Saturday, 13 Jun 2009 | Views [480]

It's Saturday, it’s raining and we have a few tasks to get through today. We have a pancake breakfast and then go in search of the neighborhood where I spent the first 5 years of my life. After a few wrong turns we finally come across my childhood home ... Read more >


USA | Friday, 12 Jun 2009 | Views [427]

We’ve got a bit of a drive this morning, we’re headed to the Nation's capital and new home of one Barack Obama; Washington DC. It’s a 3-hour drive, and we arrive around noon. It’s a hot, sunny day in DC and perfect for sightseeing. We spend the day ... Read more >


USA | Thursday, 11 Jun 2009 | Views [222]

One of the great things about Delaware is its close proximity to big cities. Having grown up here, I’ve been to all the interesting tourist sights and today I get to take Rich to see the sights of Philadelphia. Well we finally find parking after ... Read more >

East Coast

USA | Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 | Views [189]

Our stay in Atlanta has been short but sweet. This morning Aunt Nelia takes us to the airport and we say our goodbyes. She was a fantastic host and kept us entertained for the duration of our stay. We hop on a plane and head to Newark (one of ... Read more >

Gallery: East Coast

USA | Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

Delaware, Philly & DC
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Georgia Wine Country

USA | Tuesday, 9 Jun 2009 | Views [348]

Who knew Atlanta's a hotbed for some great tasting North American wines? Not me, that's for sure. Since our South African wine tour, we have become experts in wine and what better way to prove ourselves wrong than to go tour some local wineries...... Read more >

Photos: Atlanta

USA | Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Exploring A-town

USA | Monday, 8 Jun 2009 | Views [376]

We get up early because we only have 2 more full days in A-town and we want to see everything. It’s Monday and Aunt Nelia is working today so we’re touring on our own. But she has left her car for us to borrow. So we download a map of the city to ... Read more >


USA | Sunday, 7 Jun 2009 | Views [196]

Today is a lovely day, it's sunny and we're in hot-lanta! Aunt Nelia picked us up from the airport last night and despite her best efforts, we survived the ride back to her place. She's been taking care of us since though in her lovely new home. (i.... Read more >

Adios to Tejas

USA | Saturday, 6 Jun 2009 | Views [206]

After 3 weeks its time to repack our backpacks. Today we have to say goodbye to Texas. Only problem is, we bought so much new stuff, we can't fit it all in our bags! Luckily, Bryce and Andrea are meeting us in Chicago, so they can bring ... Read more >

Last few days in H-town...

USA | Wednesday, 3 Jun 2009 | Views [436]

Wednesday Today we meet up with my mate Charles. We meet in a downtown park and hang out until dark. Then we go for dinner at an English pub, its lots of fun and Rich and Charles get along so well, I think they forget I'm there sometimes. Men! ... Read more >

What's next?

USA | Tuesday, 2 Jun 2009 | Views [163]

We've been in H-town longer then planned. It's been so nice and comfortable here, we're not really in a hurry to move on, but I'm sure Bryce and Andrea don't want us to move in permanently. So we decide to book the next leg of our seemingly never-... Read more >

Amigos and Baseball

USA | Monday, 1 Jun 2009 | Views [216]

It's June and our time in Texas is running out. It's our last week and I still have friends I'd like to visit. Mia wakes me up around 11am and after trying to get her to stop running around on the bed, I give up and jump in the shower.... Read more >

San Antonio

USA | Saturday, 30 May 2009 | Views [245]

It's an early start. We're up at 6am and in the car by 7. Today we're heading out of town for a weekend in San Antonio. First stop is to Schlitterbahn water park. It's a 2 hour drive and Bryce is the designated driver (not that he'd ... Read more >

Texas - Week 2

USA | Tuesday, 26 May 2009 | Views [336]

Tuesday - I take my driving test and pass with flying colors! Yes! I can finally drive again! Later we meet up with Frances - a university friend of Alicia's. We last saw Frances in London about a year ago while she was traveling around Europe with ... Read more >

Memorial Day Weekend

USA | Sunday, 24 May 2009 | Views [164]

It's Sunday and we go to the lake - Lake Conroe to be precise, where one of Bryce's co-workers is having a party at his parents' place. They've just got a new boat and his dad is keen to race off round the lake towing whoever's stupid enough ... Read more >

1st full week in Tejas

USA | Monday, 18 May 2009 | Views [238]

Monday - We get an early morning wake up call from Mia, who has learned how to break out of her gated area and likes to whimper at our door. This starts the week long routine of me letting her in, putting her on the bed to wake up Rich, who's happy ... Read more >

Gallery: Texas

USA | Monday, 18 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Houston way of life

USA | Saturday, 16 May 2009 | Views [306]

The next couple days are all about settling into life in Houston. We don't have a car yet so we mostly hang out in the house with Mia and watch American TV. This spurns the start of a bad eating habit, because you gotta have junk food to ... Read more >

Everything is bigger in Texas!

USA | Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | Views [265]

SUV's litter the airport pickup area and there's no doubt about it, we're back in the US of A.Houston, Texas to be exact. It's good to be home, if I can still call it that - it's been a few years since I was last here. We're greeted by my brother, ... Read more >

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