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[24 Jan 2010 | 2 Comments | 667 views]
Packing fun

Here I am sitting in Suk 11 Hostel in the middle of Bangkok’s Sukhumvit disctrict.  I have plenty of stories to tell and I’m only a week into the adventure but I thought I would bring the blog up to date first.
The weeks and days flew by in the run up to the start of the trip and there was one thing that I was not looking forward to at all.  That was the packing.  How do you pack for a round the world trip?  Well…it wasnt easy.
To begin with …

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[13 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 461 views]
Getting things done

The preparation continues.  In the past week or so I’ve managed to sort out another couple of important items.
The first of these being my Driving License renewal.  Although my driving license is not due to expire until June 2010 I’ll be needing it for the trip so thought it was best to get it sorted now before I leave.  Its currently with the DVA so hopefully I’ll have it back soon so I can get an international driving license to accompany it.
The second item that I sorted out was the …

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[15 Aug 2009 | No Comment | 464 views]
The countdown is on

I get the feeling that the countdown is really on now and things are coming together nicely.  We booked our hotel for the 1st stop in the trip (Hong Kong) last week.   We will be staying in a fairly standard 3* hotel in central Hong Kong.  Apparently it is fairly close to all the main attractions.
Since Donna will be celebrating her birthday there and its the first leg of our trip we decided to go  for the Hotel option in stead of a Hostel.  After that though it will …