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~ Hello Tomorrow ~

Saturday, 8 Nov 2008 | Views [595] | Comments [3]

Two years ago when I applied for Intrepid I was hoping that they would send me to France… pretty obvious how that worked out for me! hahaha. Two years later I am so glad they didn’t. I would’ve loved to explore Europe, and I still plan to, but ... Read more >

Tags: great memories, new horizons, possibilities


The Show Must Go On!

Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | Views [681]

21 days to say goodbye to the places I love (and hate) in China.... Can't say I would've really chosen this group of pax to do it with, but we had a good time overall. Bill and Sally and Charlotte, all British, were sweet people~ we made a perfect picture ... Read more >

Tags: farewell


The Wild Wild West

Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | Views [951] | Comments [4]

  If there were such a thing as a Uigher cookbook it would have exactly 5 recipes in it -- and 4 of them involve LAMB!  Lamb is good, the kebabs are great (kawap, in Uigher), but a girl can only eat so many sheep! The nan bread on the other ... Read more >

Tags: camels, desert, fights, silk road, yurts


Beijing Huan Ying Ni!

Friday, 22 Aug 2008 | Views [1405] | Comments [2]

It only took me until Day 9 of the Olympics to recognize one glaringly obvious fact - namely that, while the Olympics have been amazing and it is incredibly cool to be part of them, they are also a LOT of Sports; SPORTS , all day, every day... Brilliant ... Read more >

Tags: olympics


But Where Has the Tent Gone??

Friday, 4 Jul 2008 | Views [1029] | Comments [5]

How many adventures can three girls have in two days?? Quite a few it seems!   Just off the top of my head, we rode camels across the Tenger Desert, went sledding on the sand dunes, had one of our tents blow away in the wind (!), and celebrated 4 ... Read more >

Tags: camels, girl talk, laughter


All in a Days Work

Tuesday, 10 Jun 2008 | Views [804] | Comments [1]

This has got to be the least eventful trip I’ve ever run! No crazy stories, no near death experiences, how very sad… doesn’t mean I wont still write though! ;-)   I had 3 days off in Shanghai before the start of the trip, oh joy. Shanghai is quickly ... Read more >

Tags: work


The Bucket List

Saturday, 24 May 2008 | Views [908] | Comments [2]

This entire trip turned out to be one big birthday party! What a classic trip, to have a bunch of oldies for passengers and yet we had fun everywhere we went :-)   Between the 8 oldies (and 4 youngers) we had 3 birthdays on a 12 day trip!   Good times.... Read more >

Tags: oldies but goodies!


The Luck of the Irish

Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Views [939] | Comments [3]

I promised adventures, and I deliver! :-D  It's not often when things go wrong and you ask 'Why? why has this happened?' that you actually get an answer. I was lucky, I got my answer the very next day, in the form of my new travel buddy, Estelle! I ... Read more >

Tags: basketball, luck, no reservations, wedding crashers


Don't Forget Your Sun Cream!

Friday, 25 Apr 2008 | Views [2105] | Comments [3]

There’s a phrase heard often here in Leader Land that explains when things go wrong inexplicably, it’s called “T.I.C. – This Is China”. It explains why your hair dryer works one day but not the next, why you can view your email inbox but not actually ... Read more >

Tags: good people, good times


Gallery: Beijing 2008

Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery


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The Sun'll Come Out Tomorrow!

Sunday, 18 Nov 2007 | Views [1362] | Comments [7]

A Kiwi, two Irish, a Canadian and an American get on a train.... and no one in their carriage sleeps for the next 14 hours! hehehe, okay maybe we weren't that bad... but nearly! Most passengers enjoy the train or are indifferent about it, but these ... Read more >

Tags: Laughter


Jingle Bells in October

Saturday, 20 Oct 2007 | Views [950] | Comments [1]

October is without a doubt my favorite time of year ~ something about the changing season makes me dream and write and plan and think. Of course, spending three days on a boat in the middle of the Yangzi River does nothing if not give me plenty of ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


It's All A Bit Fuzzy...

Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | Views [860]

Their names were Julie 1 & Mike 1, Julie 3 & Mike 3 (no kidding), Alf, Carin, and Rose and we have just had too much fun! I'm sorry if this traumatises my dear grandparents or parents, but I have not drank so much or slept so little in a very ... Read more >

Tags: Laughter


Monkeys and Pandas and Eyebrows??

Friday, 7 Sep 2007 | Views [2396] | Comments [2]

Just a little blurb about how I spent my time off. I had 18 days between trips, so I did what every good tour leaders does with so much time - TRAVEL! :-) Maureen flew into Hong Kong the day after my trip ended so I flew up to meet her there. It was ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


My Learning Curve

Thursday, 16 Aug 2007 | Views [849] | Comments [4]

Whew, just finished a 3 week long trip and I'm exhausted! This is the longest trip I've done so far, plus I had SIXTEEN passengers! Good gracious, every time I did a head count I had to do it 3 times to make sure they were all there! At first I didn't ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


Three Men and a Little Lady

Sunday, 22 Jul 2007 | Views [861]

Who would've thought I could have such a great time with just these three older guys as pax? I certainly didn't, but this trip could hardly have worked out much better than it did. The guys were all like-minded, similar interests and backgrounds, and ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Gallery: CSV

Friday, 25 May 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Jami's Trip Disclaimer

Friday, 25 May 2007 | Views [992] | Comments [3]

I think I made it perfectly clear to everyone in Long Beach and San Diego that my trips should come with a disclaimer as it seems that I could very well get lost in a paper bag! I must have forgotten to mention that to Intrepid though.... Suffice ... Read more >

Tags: Lost!


Indiana Jones Adventurers!

Thursday, 10 May 2007 | Views [990] | Comments [7]

Hello all! Sorry it's been so long since I've written, good Lord a lot has happened... where to begin? I've wrapped up my first trip! The first 5 days were a bit rocky, but after that I felt like I got in a bit of a groove. At least I wasn't stressing ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Dongs with Bongs

Sunday, 15 Apr 2007 | Views [933] | Comments [3]

Hello all! I'm in HOng Kong at a coffee shop/ internet cafe right now, having finally just finished my training trip! I have about 3 hrs before I just on a plave back to Hanoi to join another trainer to catch up on the few days Jordan and I missed, ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


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