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Latest from Lake Nukuru, Kenya

Lake Nukuru, Kenya

The Aberdeen Family

December 5, 2014

On to our next safari, a driving safari around Lake Nukuru. We saw our first lion as well as very rare black rhino. Lots of other sightings but unfortunately no leopard. An awesome day. Hoping to see leopard when we hit the Serengeti....

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Latest from Rush through Mauritania onto wonderful Senegal

Rush through Mauritania onto wonderful Senegal

David Leonard

December 5, 2014

Its been a while but we were asked not to post for a while as we were passing through the Western Sahara and then Mauritania and there was concern about bandits tracking us vis social media. Having left Marrakech we continued to be soaked by the wettest weather they’d had in 50 years, bush cam...

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Latest from Les Village: We Found The Happiest People On Earth

Les Village: We Found The Happiest People On Earth

Matt and Alana

December 17, 2014

We arrived in Les, Bali not knowing what to expect. What we found was a village filled with the kindest and happiest people we have ever met. Les truly stole our hearts and it only took seven days. Here is a little bit of what we found during our week on the Java Sea. The Locals HAPPY! HAPPY! HAPPY...

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Latest from Born Sandy Devotional

Born Sandy Devotional

Rob Freeman

December 6, 2014

HOW nutritious is sand? Just throwing that out there in a vain attempt to work out exactly what has made up a large chunk of my diet over the past few days. Since arriving in the Mauritanian capital of Nouakchott, … Continue reading →...

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Latest from Cambodia & Vietnam

Cambodia & Vietnam

Matt Cummings

November 22, 2014

On the well trodden backpacker routeNick and I continued our journey together and left Vientiane on a sleeper bus, a first for me and a very good bonding experience for the 2 of us. I was told to make sure you book with someone you know as the beds leave little room to the imagination and it wa...

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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 Rwanda: Mountain Gorillas and memorials

Rwanda: Mountain Gorillas and memorials

Jessica Monk

October 20, 2014

It was not lost on me that anyone I met in Rwanda from about the age of 20 onwards had experienced and survived one of the most unspeakably dark events of the 20th century. Was the man driving my taxi a Hutu or a Tutsi? What was his story? Did he lose loved ones? Did he still think about it each day...

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Latest from Penis gourds rise to the occasion at the Goroka Show

Penis gourds rise to the occasion at the Goroka Show

Leggy Peggy

December 5, 2014

All dressed up with not much on, except a scowling face on the chest and a penis gourd Maybe you thought nothing could top the boobs of Papua New Guinea’s Goroka Show, but then you didn’t know about the penis gourds. Called by a variety of names including kotekas, penis gourds are traditional it...

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Latest from Nwel

Nwel

Emily Holland

December 10, 2014

“We wish you a Merry Christmas” has now been replaced with Jingle Bells, and I must say it’s made my job a little bit more exciting. A month of that song (which is repetitive even to the casual listener) really has been getting on my nerves. Trying to get my kids to sing “in ...

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Latest from We are leaving Dakar — Dakar, Senegal

We are leaving Dakar — Dakar, Senegal

Derrick Brown

December 14, 2014

We are leaving Dakar - Dakar, Senegal Dakar, Senegal10 December Leaving Dakar I was on cook group this morning, at least it's not the fire group, so maybe I won’t smell like a bonfire today There was a heavy dew on my tent, guess that what happens when we are cl...

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Latest from Galapagos - Isabela

Galapagos - Isabela

Helen McAvoy

October 6, 2013

The beers for the journey seemed like a good idea...what a mistake. Bumpy doesn't even come close, it was like a 1 hour roller-coaster ride, which in the beginning was hilarious, but with beer in your belly the comedy doesn't be long waring off! We headed towards Caleta Iguana, the coolest little ho...

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Latest from Galapagos - Isabela

Galapagos - Isabela

Barrie Roulston

October 6, 2013

The beers for the journey seemed like a good idea...what a mistake. Bumpy doesn't even come close, it was like a 1 hour roller-coaster ride, which in the beginning was hilarious, but with beer in your belly the comedy doesn't be long waring off! We headed towards Caleta Iguana, the coolest little ho...

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Latest from Final Comments — Fareham, United Kingdom

Final Comments — Fareham, United Kingdom

Sarah Jones

February 13, 2014

Final Comments - Fareham, United Kingdom Fareham, United KingdomSo that's it, my trip is done and dusted and what an experience it was. Since i've been home i've been asked how it compares to my East Coast African trip and all I can say is that they are two completely d...

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Latest from Penis gourds rise to the occasion at the Goroka Show

Penis gourds rise to the occasion at the Goroka Show

Peggy & John

December 5, 2014

All dressed up with not much on, except a scowling face on the chest and a penis gourd Maybe you thought nothing could top the boobs of Papua New Guinea’s Goroka Show, but then you didn’t know about the penis gourds. Called by a variety of names including kotekas, penis gourds are traditional it...

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Latest from Penis gourds rise to the occasion at the Goroka Show

Penis gourds rise to the occasion at the Goroka Show

Hannah Wayte

December 5, 2014

All dressed up with not much on, except a scowling face on the chest and a penis gourd Maybe you thought nothing could top the boobs of Papua New Guinea’s Goroka Show, but then you didn’t know about the penis gourds. Called by a variety of names including kotekas, penis gourds are traditional it...

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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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Brian Montalbo

March 11, 2014

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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 Naar huis...........

Naar huis...........

Esmeralda van Stee

June 30, 2010

Hallo allemaal!!Op het moment zit ik in een internet café in Kaapstad met gemengde gevoelens...Aan de ene kant ben ik blij, want ik vlieg morgen naar huis, waar mijn familie en vrienden en mijn eigen vertrouwde huisje op me wachten. Aan de andere kant verdrietig, omdat er een eind komt aan mi...

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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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