capital of Australia
Apparently Melbourne and Sydney were argueing who should be the capital of Oz so they gave it to Canberra! There
soo uh suh dei!
We have come here for a few days where there is a beach. Serendipity beach is swarming with children and
One of our friends from the group got mugged by knife point on the way home from the beach. They
Dancing road to Bangkok!
We left Cambodia for Thailand by bus and soon discovered why the road to the border got it’s name ‘dancing
Our last day in Thailand
We were sad to see Paul and Kell leave yesterday. We had fun being their tour guides, introducing them to
Malaysia is great
Tired of our budget and 5 star hotels being SO cheap here we decided to stay in a good one.
On our way to Perth!
Here has the least corrupt government in Asia, the most rules (lots of heavy fines, caning and death penalty- apparantly
We arrived in Perth on a bank holiday so thought this was why it was so quiet but soon discovered
kangaroos and koalas
We took a trip to Cleland wildlife park which is in the bush. This was great. As we were standing
soo uh suh dei!
We met Sareth our new leader and went through some safety issues and stuff then the next morning left for
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE!
To all those who argued the case, it is confirmed- Linzi asked the man in the British lolly shop and
Going up the coast
From Sydney we hired a car to travel up the coast. We stopped at Newcastle which is nice, Nelson bay
Kia Ora – City of sails
There are lots of interesting facts about NZ (and sheep) From the first country to give women the vote to
HOLLYWOOD AND BEVERLY HILLS
After a very bumpy horrid 12 & 1/2hr flight we arrived in fabulous Los Angeles. I had travelled the west
San Francisco- 16th Nov- date thing not working right on this stupid thing!
As soon as they contained some of the fire and opened the 5 freeway we escaped to San Fran (380
29th Nov BACK HOME!
Well – after 3 states of emergency, terrorist threats, burning sun, freezing cold, good food, bad food, posh hotels dodgy
We arrived at Beijing hostel and hotel. After taking a stroll around the train station opposite we soon realised that
hello from bangkok
HI EVERYONE. ARRIVED IN BANGKOK LAST NIGHT ABSOLUTELY MAD HERE! FULL OF PEOPLE ,FOOD STALLS , MAD DRIVERS AND TUK
hello from ko samet – thailand
from bustling Bangkok to idyllic Ko Samet. An island south east not far from pattaya (ping pong town)with great weather
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Our luxury stay abruptly ended after a night with a rowdy American group who had moved in one side and
Found some cheaper beer (19B/can) so on that now (archa) we sneak stuff to pool from 7/11. Many very well
Bangkok busy- protests over economics and bad rain. 19 hours later we arrive in Phuket after a horrid encounter with
Tired of saving money so decided to go on trip (1800B down to 1250 each)- elephant trekking, tiger cave temple,
on way to Beijing
Just at Singapore airport waiting fo our flight to Beijing taking advantage of free internet! Should arrive about 7am our
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The following day we went to see the famous Terracota Warriors.wow! These 2200 year old figures were discovered in the
Yangshou is nice it’s very touristy here but the food has been better for us. Yesterday we went on a
We took a short ride into the countryside and stayed in a guest house.We went to the river via some
Overlooking Hong Kong Island at night from the Avenue of the stars, amongst Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan- fantastic! Hong
Due to floods and landslides in Vietnam which lots have died and some missing we are unable to enter Vietnam
When we arrived in Hanoi we realised it was crazy. The roads are chaotic (mostly bikes). We were told to
We visited the citadel here (modeled on the Forbidden city in China) and took a bike tour.This was definately a