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ARGENTINA | Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Views [1468] | Comments [2]

6/9/07 This area needs its own section because it covers 2 counties, Chile and Argentina, but also because it is a very unique area of the world.  We arrived at El Calafate after 30hrs on a bus (bleary eyed and rather scattered).  But woke to a prisine, ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


URUGUAY | Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | Views [489]

Next was 3 nights in Uruguay, only an 1hr by ferry across the river.  One night was spent in Colonia de Sacramento (Uruguay´s Sorento) with a very crazy South African called Ludwig, aka Paige´s new husband based on the fact she has blue eyes.  Montevideo ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


ARGENTINA | Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | Views [614]

Flying into Argentina on the 5th of July started a new leg to our trip.  Buenos Aires is a city of 13 mil people, very sophisticated and modern, a vast change from Peru and Bolivia. We hit the Milhouse hostel like every backpacker tells you too, but ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

Gallery: Argentina

ARGENTINA | Monday, 30 Jul 2007 | Photo Gallery

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BOLIVIA | Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | Views [1086] | Comments [2]

Our travels have now taken us into Bolivia. A bizarre place of extreme beauty, harrowing poverty and impotent economy. Peru has about 50% unemployment so I sudder to think what it is hear. We started our time here with 2 nights on the Isle de ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Gallery: Bolivia

BOLIVIA | Monday, 28 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Machu Picchu

PERU | Monday, 21 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

Salkantay Trek
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Gallery: Peru

PERU | Monday, 21 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

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PERU | Monday, 14 May 2007 | Views [1487] | Comments [2]

Now time for some real travel. Did a red eye into Lima but Lan air was great, even better than quantas! Only spent 1 night in lima but had 2 full days, one looking around miraflores where we stayed at loki hostel, then one looking around central lima.... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

New York

USA | Wednesday, 9 May 2007 | Views [518]

Well the dream is over, the carribean has ended.  But wouldnt have done anything different.  We have just spend 2 weeks in New York.  Because Ive been here before I didnt retrace too many steps, we hostel hopped to 4 different hostel, all pretty scabby ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

Gallery: Barbados

BARBADOS | Saturday, 28 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO | Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Antigua

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA | Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: St Kitts and Nevis

SAINT KITTS & NEVIS | Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

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BARBADOS | Sunday, 22 Apr 2007 | Views [486]

Our final stop on the Carribean tour is Barbados.  We couch surfed the first night with a Canadian Expat.  He was lovely gave us a free night of Accom, but was hard work to make conversation with so we were happy to move into our house in Oistins. The ... Read more >

Tags: Party time

Puerto Rico

PUERTO RICO | Wednesday, 11 Apr 2007 | Views [604] | Comments [2]

The side junket of the trip is 8 days in Puerto Rico 2 days in San Juan, very American with Mcdonalds on every corner.  But Old San Juan is beautiful, all historical buildings maintained and dating back to the 1500s.  The fort the Spanish built is amazing, ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


ANTIGUA & BARBUDA | Thursday, 5 Apr 2007 | Views [685]

Now we move onto Antigua March 30th.  Got in about 4pm after flight was delayed for 1 hour for no particular reason.  Ash met us and took us to the house on the hill.  The view is breathtaking, 180 degrees over the most pristine beach with endless white ... Read more >

Tags: Party time

St Kitts & Nevis

SAINT KITTS & NEVIS | Friday, 30 Mar 2007 | Views [411] | Comments [4]

March 23 - March 31 23 - Fly in, hit "sunshines" the beach side bar and grill in Nevis 24 - Australia v South Africa in St kitts - one of the greatest days of my life!  Cricket in the sun, eating goat stew, drinking coconut rum, watching ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Gallery: CWC07

SAINT KITTS & NEVIS | Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | Photo Gallery

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3 days to go...

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | Views [346]

Finished work, 3 days to go, very excited, but still no need to look at the journal yet!

Tags: The Planning Phase

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