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Another epic 5 day motorbike adventure looping from Las Vegas via awesome roads and sights (and some snow).
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Norwegian scenic byroads, want to drive on a road with 20 feet of snow on each side? May and June are the best months!
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5 day roadtrip on motorbikes from Phoenix to San Diego via some of the most spectacular roads and sights in western USA
A 5 day roadtrip on Harley Davidson motorbikes from Phoenix to San Diego via some of the most spectacular roads, sights and landscapes of the western USA.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Coda.
That was it! These are the highlights from our 19 part around the world 1997 travel diaries. Thank you for reading, liking and commenting! It has been epic!
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 19, Fiji!
Part 19 of our around the world travel diaries ends our adventure in Fiji, we find a nice beach, play cards and have a near death experience on a ferry in a cyclone!
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 18, Tonga!
The penultimate post from our travel diaries from 1997. We arrived in Tonga with high hopes but our plans did not work out like we had hoped. And home sickness starts to set in.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 17, Auckland and the tropical north
Last entries from New Zealand in part 17 of our around the world 1997 travel diaries. We go from Auckland to the tropical north and see very few dolphins, cape Reinga and magnificent Kauri trees.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 16, the best day ever! Black Water Rafting in Waitomo, New Zealand.
The best day ever! Part 16 of our around the world travel diaries from 1997 is spent underground in Waitomos wast underground cave network. It is Tanjas birthday, and she gets to spend the whole day in a wetsuit underground!
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 15, the North Island! Taupo, Napier and thermal parks
Part 15 of our travel diaries from 1997, we get to the North Island of New Zealand and we visit a thermal park.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 14, nearly bungee jumping in Queenstown
Part 14 of the now slightly epic travel diaries from 1997 takes place on New Zealands south island, we do not have the money to bungee jump, and miss out on swimming with dolphins.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 13, hello New Zealand! Arriving in Christchurch, and having a bad taste party in the bush!
Part 13 of the epic around the world 1997 travel diaries. Leaving Australia and arriving in a slightly chillier New Zealand, having a bad taste party and being cold for the first time in a long while.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 12, the Blue Mountains, Sydney and farewell Australia!
Last days and chapter 12 of our travel diaries from 1997 we spend in Sydney and the Blue Mountains.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 11, learning to surf in Byron Bay!
Part 11 of the travel diaries from 1997 shows that we try to learn how to surf in Byron Bay, who knew it would be that hard?
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 10, the unnecessary outback stop and Frasier Island.
Part 10 of the vintage backpacking adventure takes us off the beaten path to a dusty outback ranch and back to the coast to visit the stunning Frasier Island.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 9, the Great Barier reef and Pricilla, Queen of the Desert!
Part 9 of our vintage 1997 travel diaries is spent in Airlie Beach and snorkelling the awesome Great Barrier Reef by the Whitsunday Islands.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 8, seeing koalas for the first time and driving a Moke!
Part 8 of the around the world 1997 travel diaries continues down the eastern coast of Australia to Magnetic Island where we see koalas in the wild and get to drive a Moke!
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 7, Cairns, Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest
Part 7 of our travel diaries from 1997 takes place north of Cairns in the amazing Daintree rainforest and Cape Tribulation area.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 6, Kings Canyon, climbing Uluru and walking with giants in the Kata Tjutas
Pat 6 of the travel diaries from 1997 takes place with the epic backdrop of Ayers Rock and the Olgas in the mighty red centre of Australia. Ørjan climbs Ayers Rock in the dark and Tanja gets blisters.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 5, Australia! Going to the red centre
Part 5 of our around the world 1997 travel diaries, we land in Darwin, Australia. Tanja is still sick, and we book a trip by bus down the Stuart Highway to Alice Springs. We spend out first night in a swag and see our first marsupial.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 4, back at the beach and leaving Bali with an amoeba
Part 4 of our around the world 1997 travel diaries sees us back at Sengigi Beach in Lombok, and Tanja falling ill. We decide for a quick escape to Australia.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 3, The Gilli Islands, oh the disappointment!
Part 3 of our around the world 1997 travel diaries. Everybody said we HAD to see the Gilli Island, sadly we were bitterly disappointed by the filth and the blatant disregard for the coral reefs.
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 2, Bali and Lombok, it feels like a holiday at last!
Part 2 of our around the world 1997 travel diaries will see us in Bali and mainly settling down for a little while in Lombok, and it finally feels a bit like a holiday!
Around the World 1997 Travel Diaries. Part 1, Jetlagged in Bangkok
Part 1 of our around the world 1997 travel diaries, culture shock and jetlag in Bangkok.
Around The World 1997 Travel Diaries, prologue.
This is the prologue for our Around The World 1997 diaries project. We had out first big real taste of the world in 1997 when we embarked on our first around the world trip as a couple. We both wrote diaries, and took photos. We had great fun transcribing diaries and digitizing old photos. Hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane with us.
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