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Black Friday

USA | Fri, 23 Nov 2007 | By abelaine | Views [413]

Well on this day all prices are slashed all over the USA.  It is the day after Thanksgiving!  All is crazy!  people are lining up the night before some at 10pm, some from 2am.. etc etc... hmmm Eldar got a call at 5am in the morning, his friend wanted ... Read more >

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Tiger, Tiger

INDIA | Thu, 22 Nov 2007 | By tim_and_sam | Views [1069] | Comments [1]

We are now in the north east corner of Kerala, in the little visited Wayanad National Park. Wayanad is a large area of rainforest and joins onto two similar sized parks in neighbouring states. The collective area is known as the Nilgiri biosphere and ... Read more >

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Rough Times

THAILAND | Thu, 22 Nov 2007 | By tnj4884 | Views [323]

Ugh ugh ugh...it has been a long day (and a half). My last night in Ton Sai was nice, a fireshow and a couple of beers on the beach. Then some relaxing in the sun and at 2:00, we caught a longboat to AoNang. The min-bus picked us up at 3:00 as promised.... Read more >

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VIETNAM | Thu, 22 Nov 2007 | By moineyboy | Views [630]

The bus journey from Ventianne to Hanoi took about 18 hours. At the border a Canadian guy who had put his passport through the wash was denied entry into Vietnam because of it. I really felt for him as he'd put the passport through the wash before applying ... Read more >

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First day out, already I suck

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 20 Nov 2007 | By hotnoodle | Views [558]

Katoomba is a reasonably sizable town two hours' train journey west from Sydney, up the Blue Mountains. It is essentially a satellite suburb for Sydney and famous for its mist-shrouded mornings and proximity to fun combinations of rocks, cliffs and ... Read more >

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Bangkok - Thailand

THAILAND | Mon, 19 Nov 2007 | By greenalligator | Views [585] | Comments [1]

From Narita Airport (Tokyo) I flew into Bangkok. Immediately the air was warmer and thicker. After paying way too much for my taxi I arrived at my guesthouse Sukumvit On Nut Guesthouse. Situated down an alleyway crawling with mangy dogs and grubby children ... Read more >

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JAPAN | Thu, 15 Nov 2007 | By butlerkathy | Views [354]

It's amazing the things you find interesting in another place. In this particular instance the toilet is an adventure. I haven't ventured to try any of the buttons but I suppose I do appreciate that the seat is warmed. Only on low though, don't want ... Read more >

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Buenos Aires 2 - 1/10 - 14/11

ARGENTINA | Thu, 15 Nov 2007 | By lionel14 | Views [523] | Comments [5]

ENGLISH Well needless to say it has been a while. Apologies… Got really busy with the courses. Yes i know even on a break i manage to over do it (it must be built in). I finished the Final Cut course (editing), started an other with After Fx (an ... Read more >

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Pai in the Sky & back to Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Tue, 13 Nov 2007 | By flower-lily | Views [518]

For our last couple nights in Pai, we upgraded from our river bungalow to a hotel with screens on the windows, a private bathroom, fridge, and free bananas - for an extra dollar each. By the end of our five day stay in Pai we were regulars at the two ... Read more >

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Day 8: First day in McLeod Ganj

INDIA | Tue, 13 Nov 2007 | By markr_mcmahon | Views [559]

Tuesday 13th November My first impressions of McLeod Ganj couldn't have been much worse: a dirty, filthy town with packs of dogs roaming the streets. It can only be so good when you arrive in the dead of night, tired and with nowhere to stay. I ... Read more >

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Chubby Chicken Ahoy!!

UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Mon, 12 Nov 2007 | By incarna | Views [325]

Well it's come to the sad end of my campaign across the face of the Earth. Currently i am in Hawaii an will be returning home in a little over 2 days. So what have i got to say about Hawaii? Well people are really quite overweight here and food portions ... Read more >

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MALAYSIA | Sat, 10 Nov 2007 | By mattjarvis | Views [442] | Comments [1]

After a rough couple of days in Kophangan - non stop rain flooding and power outages  I decided to head for Penang to see my Uncle and after 14 hours in either a boat or mini bus and late buses and border debarcles i finally arrived and got picked up ... Read more >

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Long Duck Dong

CHINA | Fri, 9 Nov 2007 | By cmbryant912 | Views [362] | Comments [2]

Unfortunately, we didn't make our train to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia for Courtney got deathly ill (AGAIN!!!) on the eve of her birthday (November 5th-Erin!) and spent the whole day sick and at the hospital. At least this time they didn't give me one of those ... Read more >

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Somewhere to put our lovely Photos and share the memories!

VIETNAM | Thu, 8 Nov 2007 | By vietnam07 | Views [479] | Comments [2]

Greetings fellow travellers! Well after 15 (or 10) wonderful days traveling the length of Vietnam, our adventure has come to an end. We can head back to the comfort of home and to our normal lives...... No more bouncy bus trips. No more malaria tablets.... Read more >

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ugandan wax torture

UGANDA | Wed, 7 Nov 2007 | By angeline | Views [748] | Comments [1]

forget chinese water torture, i've found a new method to cause serious pain and make people talk, which i like to call ugandan wax torture. my god. the pain, the pain of it all. getting a brazillian is painful enough at the best of times but here, ... Read more >

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MACAU | Thu, 1 Nov 2007 | By adde | Views [425]

Idag åkte jag till Macau. Där regnade det, var grått, trisst och fyllt av pråliga sa väl som sunkiga kasinon. Jag besökte det fetaste kasinot, promenerade runt i regnet mellan butiker käkade en portugisisk bakelse och åkte till Hong Kong igen. Jag ... Read more >

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Trekking in Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Thu, 1 Nov 2007 | By busyliz | Views [474] | Comments [1]

Yesterday and today I went on a trek to see several hill tribes in the area and ride elephants, whitewater raft, bamboo raft and visit a waterfall. I had quite the international group of 13. I got to speak spanish with a couple from Argentina and attempt ... Read more >

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Damn you Murphy...DAMN YOU!!!

SINGAPORE | Tue, 30 Oct 2007 | By tnj4884 | Views [969]

Murpphy's little law is kicking my ass today. It all started when I was trying to leave Anitbes. I was at Sarah's parents place trying to print my ticket, and for some reason the internet wouldn't work. But i stayed calm, as her dad fiddled with the ... Read more >

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Quarintened In Nanjing

CHINA | Fri, 26 Oct 2007 | By cmbryant912 | Views [1041] | Comments [5]

Well, today we saw four white walls, a ceiling fan, lots of wood furniture and the back of our eyelids. YAY! Thanks to Courtney, who is such a LOSER! I've been getting the worst headaches for the last couple of days, but I just figured I'd take some ... Read more >

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Heading home - Wed 24 Oct

TURKEY | Wed, 24 Oct 2007 | By col_n_sue | Views [526]

Does time move more quickly while on holidays? İf İ look back to when we first arrived in İstanbul, it does seem to be a while ago, yet the end still seems to have arrived too quickly - something of a paradox. We have done a lot of travel - by plane, ... Read more >

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