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woofing the dargle

During most of twenty ten i had the joy to go woofing on a wonderful home stay in the central natal midlands and to start my time i had a joyous three days of hitching up the east coast of south Africa with a great french min whom made the hours east of of Port Elizabeth Continue reading

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Last days in behind the great wall: seeing some sights

Seeing the sights of china after a teaching contract I take maximum advantage of my last weeks of the Chinese visa to see the terracotta warriors, near Xi’an, Harbin’s city of ice and snow, the forbidden palace and the summer palace in Beijing, leaving me with a sense of wonder as i leave this ancient land. Continue reading

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Beijing for National day

Well this old girl china is old, and i mean very old. But that has all been forgotten and the new china is just a spring chicken by nation standards being only 60 years old. I was fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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6 cities in 3 countries in 6 days

After my relaxing time on gili air it was all rush, on the day of Indonesian indpencance i had to start my marathon that would take me across the world. Continue reading

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Gili time

On the ferry i found a few other souls attempting to leave bali at that late hour, so naturally we banded together to try and figure out what was next, there was 2 polish women a Belgium couple and an … Continue reading

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A taste of Bali

After getting off that ferry just after lunch time i find the bus that goes along the north cost of bali and take it all the way to singaraja, dispute many attempts from the locales to assure me that i … Continue reading

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Java

The backpacker route along south east asia is quite the bio warfare zone and i managed to pick up a bit of a the flu, but thankfully i knew it wasn’t swine flu, so about a week in Jakarta recovering … Continue reading