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Latest from Happy hugs

Happy hugs

Jess Denham

March 21, 2016

Once we had said our goodbyes to everyone, poppy and I set off to Cape Agulhas where we would be staying for the next 5 days. It was really lovely here and we went on long walks down the beach and had picnics while lazing in the sun. The people are so friendly here as well and the walk to the southe...

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Latest from Beach hopping until the end.

Beach hopping until the end.

Lisa Friesen

June 18, 2016

Mark and I spent a few days in Mangalore before setting off north up the coast heading for our final destination of Goa. After a 60km ride we came to the temple town of Udipi. This town has a large temple complex right in the centre and hundreds of pilgrims line up to enter the temples. Pilgrims in ...

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Latest from Beach hopping until the end.

Beach hopping until the end.

Divergent Travelers

June 18, 2016

Mark and I spent a few days in Mangalore before setting off north up the coast heading for our final destination of Goa. After a 60km ride we came to the temple town of Udipi. This town has a large temple complex right in the centre and hundreds of pilgrims line up to enter the temples. Pilgrims in ...

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Latest from Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa

The Aberdeen Family

March 2, 2015

Our final days were spent exploring Cape Town….Table Mountain, Robben’s Island and the V and A Waterfront.  A beautiful city.  Views from Table Mountain    Robben’s Island     V and A Waterfront ...

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2015 in review

David Leonard

December 30, 2015

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 32 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see t...

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2015 in review

Matt and Alana

December 30, 2015

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 32 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see t...

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2015 in review

Rob Freeman

December 30, 2015

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 32 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see t...

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Latest from Home sweet home

Home sweet home

Matt Cummings

December 25, 2014

The final monthMy usual routine for writing this blog throughout the trip has been to update every fortnight for 2 reasons. 1 - no one wants to read about someone else travelling around the world every day for 19 months and 2 - my sanity. I broke my own rule with the last 4 weeks being com...

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Latest from Easter Island

Easter Island

Stuart Chaffe & Chloe Rutkowski

July 6, 2014

After completing the big South American loop, there were two places we couldn’t miss off, the Galapagos, check and Easter Island, ok let’s check that too. Easter Island has several names so to us in English, Easter Island, Rapa Nui in Rapa Nui and in Spanish Isla de Pascua not too confu...

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Latest from Lake Nakuru: One final game drive

Lake Nakuru: One final game drive

Jessica Monk

May 11, 2015

I have a secret to tell. Something that fills me with immense shame. Here it goes. By the time we reached Kenya, I was kind of over safaris. It feels good to finally get that out there. Those of you who’ve been with me from the beginning might remember a certain starry eyed overlander who said...

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Latest from Help!

Help!

Leggy Peggy

June 25, 2016

This is the first time I have ever reblogged a post, but I so very strongly support the sentiment in this one. We travelled extensively in Africa and India. Leopards live on the brink. I took the time to send a message and hope you will do the same. 360 exposure So Cape Nature is at it again, threat...

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Latest from Atlas in Pictures: Laos

Atlas in Pictures: Laos

Emily Holland

July 17, 2015

Laos in Pictures Tagged: asia, laos, photography, Travel...

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Latest from A very long day — Holbrook, AZ

A very long day — Holbrook, AZ

Derrick Brown

June 16, 2016

A very long day - Holbrook, AZ Holbrook, AZWe had a leisurely breakfast while we decided where to go and what to see, we had seen enough museums and cars for a while, we looked on the map and saw what there was nearby (well American nearby is anywhere within 100 miles) ...

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Latest from Election Thoughts

Election Thoughts

Helen McAvoy

May 9, 2015

People are worried about the Tories; closing our hospitals, fucking up our schools, starving people who are on benefits. My question, did they vote? Turnout was about 60-70% in a lot of constituencies. The general feel, from a layman’s view on facebook, twitter and the British Press (the later sho...

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Election Thoughts

Barrie Roulston

May 9, 2015

People are worried about the Tories; closing our hospitals, fucking up our schools, starving people who are on benefits. My question, did they vote? Turnout was about 60-70% in a lot of constituencies. The general feel, from a layman’s view on facebook, twitter and the British Press (the later sho...

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Latest from Chum and Buddies reunited! — Ko Tao, Thailand

Chum and Buddies reunited! — Ko Tao, Thailand

Sarah Jones

October 10, 2015

Chum and Buddies reunited! - Ko Tao, Thailand Ko Tao, Thailand Where I stayed Ban's Diving Resort Ko TaoI was so excited as today my best friend was coming out to join me for a weeks holiday. Jenny and have lived a few houses away from ea...

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Latest from Help!

Help!

Peggy & John

June 25, 2016

This is the first time I have ever reblogged a post, but I so very strongly support the sentiment in this one. We travelled extensively in Africa and India. Leopards live on the brink. I took the time to send a message and hope you will do the same. 360 exposure So Cape Nature is at it again, threat...

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Latest from Sharing is Caring: How the sharing economy can improve your travel experience

Sharing is Caring: How the sharing economy can improve your travel experience

Hannah Wayte

April 9, 2014

This article was first published on Times of Malta on 31st March 2013. Spread out across the table before me is an enviable feast in a display of colour any artist would be proud of. The aromas of freshly baked bread, heavily spiced couscous and a steaming hot tagine as its lid is taken off fight ...

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Latest from Snake Park

Snake Park

Sammy Mc

November 25, 2013

5/05/2012Today is the first day of the new leg of the trip, and four new people have joined us: Calum (Brit), Clare (Kiwi), Charity (Saffa) and Daniel (American). Calum seems to be off to a good start already - they had their pre-departure talk at 8am this morning, and I got Calum out of bed at 7.57...

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Latest from Azerbaijan, Land of Fire

Azerbaijan, Land of Fire

Lisa V

September 23, 2014

Gurban, our Azeri guide met us in Baku, cheerfully letting us know he was at our disposal 24/7! We quickly discovered he loves his tea and also drinks it with a sugar cube behind his teeth. We had a busy program but he constantly reassured us there was “No rush, no hurry”.In Baku, the flame towe...

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Latest from Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bangkok Koh Samui Koh Phangan Thailand February 2013

Bunny & Martin

November 30, -0001

Ahhh Thailand theres this smell as you step off the plane in Thailand its not a good smell or a bad smell its just Thailand I love it Its heat spices pollution a foreign country holidays all combined in one. Weve been to...

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Latest from The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

Karen Ironmonger

May 18, 2014

The Home Straight - Katherine, Australia Katherine, AustraliaAfter travelling thousands of kilometres from Brisbane, through South West Queensland, outback New South Wales, South Australia and the Red Centre, we were on the home straight. After battling the heat, the im...

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Latest from The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

The Home Straight — Katherine, Australia

Michael Bisson

May 18, 2014

The Home Straight - Katherine, Australia Katherine, AustraliaAfter travelling thousands of kilometres from Brisbane, through South West Queensland, outback New South Wales, South Australia and the Red Centre, we were on the home straight. After battling the heat, the im...

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Latest from 11 Day Kenya Safari

11 Day Kenya Safari

Brian Montalbo

November 3, 2015

Join expedition guide and travel-adventure photographer Brian Montalbo on a photography safari of a lifetime.  Brian has travelled to 36 countries in Africa and countless parks, and is excited to have selected five of the most photogenic and photography friendly parks in all of Africa to give y...

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Latest from There and Back Again

There and Back Again

Matthew Maher & Jen Hurd

December 13, 2011

Perito Merino Glacier - El CalafateWe were happy to have a few days to relax in Ushuaia and some time off driving.  Ushuaia is characterised by bad weather and cloudy skies - however it would typically only rain for a couple of hours a day and the rain was never heavy.  So while we were th...

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Latest from Completion in Cairo!

Completion in Cairo!

Kelvin & Ania

August 16, 2009

The end of our Africa Travels are almost complete. We have successfully arrived in Cairo, and despite all Africa could throw at us we have succeeded to arrive on time having completed the entire route overland!!! It’s been a wild ride, and we have many Fantastic Memories to bore you all with w...

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