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Kaikoura, a washout!

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 21 May 2008 | By sl0ggs | Views [1452]

My shoulders felt pretty good after the previous days kayaking at sea, as I set off for the drive back down to Nelson. I made a quick stop off in Nelson to check out the shops and grab some lunch. Whilst there I bumped into 'H', the American chap that ... Read more >

Tags: animals, lazing, onward planning, the great outdoors

Huka falls and spending dosh

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 14 May 2008 | By sl0ggs | Views [1540]

This morning I went back into town and made some purchases. I got a thermal base layer top, with long sleeves for the walks when its cold (and for skiing, which I want to try whilst here!), some thermal pants and top (lol!), fully water proof over trousers ... Read more >

Tags: onward planning, shopping, sightseeing, walking

Auckland and a friendly face from home

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 1 May 2008 | By sl0ggs | Views [1109] | Comments [1]

Flying into New Zealand presented a similar ordeal as Australia in respect of their assault on anything animal, vegetable or mineral being brought into the country, not to mention that they didn't want to let me board as I didn't have a printed itinerary ... Read more >

Tags: onward planning, planes trains & automobiles, sightseeing, walking


AUSTRALIA | Mon, 28 Apr 2008 | By sl0ggs | Views [3495] | Comments [1]

Brisbane is another really nice city. I did plan on doing a few things from here, but time has been eaten up with nothing in particular and I'm more and more conscious of money (I'm spending too much!). I'm staying at another YHA hostel, which is not ... Read more >

Tags: onward planning, sightseeing, sport, the planning phase, walking

Snorkeling on Sipadan, and the rest of my week...

MALAYSIA | Thu, 13 Mar 2008 | By sl0ggs | Views [7492] | Comments [9]

Saturday morning Andy and I met at the ferry point to go for a day of Snorkeling at one of the best dive sites in the world. Sipadan is one of a group of islands off of the south east coast of Sabah from the port town of Semporna. It had a sheer reef ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, markets, on the road, onward planning, sightseeing, snorkeling, walking

New Itinerary!!!

THAILAND | Tue, 26 Feb 2008 | By sl0ggs | Views [1639] | Comments [5]

Ok, this afternoon I called the Qantas office in Singapore. The Bangkok office has got a hideous automated system in Thai, which even my mate in the internet cafe in Kanchanaburi couldn't figure out! The Singapore office has an Aussie helpdesk... sweet! ... Read more >

Tags: Onward planning

Moving on to Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Mon, 25 Feb 2008 | By sl0ggs | Views [3522] | Comments [1]

Today I am catching a bus to Bangkok where I am taking the over night train to Chiang Mai in the north where I can do some hill tribe treks and hopefully some other outdoors activities! I am planning on taking a cookery course up there too, as they ... Read more >

Tags: Onward planning

Elephant sanctuary tomorrow...

THAILAND | Sun, 17 Feb 2008 | By sl0ggs | Views [1829] | Comments [8]

Tomorrow morning I am being picked up from VN Guesthouse by Phot, to stay at the Elephant Friends sanctuary for a few days... I might stay for longer, depending how it pans out there. I plan on mucking in and helping them out with whatever rebuilding ... Read more >

Tags: Onward planning

Cambodia travel arranged...

THAILAND | Sat, 2 Feb 2008 | By sl0ggs | Views [1146]

On Monday I will leave for Cambodia, pickup at 7:50am for a 10-12 hour journey depending on road conditions and boarder crossing. I've also prebooked accomodation at a place that looks really nice and is super cheap, and they provide a free pickup ... Read more >

Tags: Onward planning


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