All the way back in 2003, I took a 10 month sabbatical to travel to Europe, Latin America and South East Asia. This was a time before blogs, so I kept everyone up to date with my travels via email. I’ve included all of these emails in this blog as I sent them, complete with bad spelling and poor grammar. I’ve also added in a few photos I took on the trip. I’ve split the emails into 6 separate blogs to make it easier to read.
A day exploring the amazing temples of Hampi, followed by some R&R over New Years in Goa
Blogged by Dave Following a quick overnight stop in Singapore to see my cousin Ant and his family, we jetted off to Koh Phangan in Thailand (via Koh Samui) for 6 nights for our friends Andrew and Tammy’s wedding. Koh Phangan is famous for its Full Moon parties held in the very busy and touristy…… Continue reading Buckets, birthdays and brides
Blogged by Dave Slovenia has been a place I’ve wanted to visit for a long time, but it has always been a little too difficult to manage, either in terms of getting a visa or finding an easy flight or train into the country. Fortunately it is now a Schengen country, which sorts out the…… Continue reading Highs and lows in Slovenia
Blogged by Anne From Riga, we jumped onto a 5 hour bus to the Lithuanian town of Klaipeda. We were only there to catch a ferry, but there was a massive (possibly naval themed) festival on when we arrived and so we stopped to sample the local sausage and beer as well as a…… Continue reading Battle of the Baltics: Round 3 – Lithuania