August - October 2017
  • Day62

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    October 12, 2017 in Australia ⋅ ☁️ 16 °C

    Woke up and runs into a great day. On a hunch after visiting this whispering gallery I rang the mother was supposed to pick me up and take me to the airport which they knew nothing about. Decided to Uber it but however I wasted a whole day procrastinating and hanging around at Heathrow which wasn't bad I might head but I was much more happy once I got to the airport. Trip from airport to Hong Kong I didn't sleep very well that I arrived pretty well mid afternoon. Walked around went through Kowloon Park it was weird like something at a Dragon Ball Z. They're animated critters all over the place was going to go Walkabout about 8:30 but fell into a hole when I went back into my room was unconscious till 10 the next morning. Decided to tackle their system of subways over there which was very easy ended up going out to the chairlift and big Buddha was warm. Enjoy the ride until I realise it was a monsoon coming and I was a bit concerned that I was going to get rock and roll on the chair almost chickened out. Decided to harden the f****** and took the trip to back to the town whose name I can't remember right now discovered they're cheap shopping. Went Berserk bought tons got the train back into the centre of Hong Kong at the island. Decided to go to the peak so I took a bus which was actually a bus it went around the pig but I still got a good view. By the time I got back to the centre of town was a bit late to try again so I went back to the YMCA and had dinner. Met up with some older people and talked them to death on the way out to the airport as soon as I got to sit in a plane I was unconscious I slept very well on the plane looking forward to coming home which I did. Not eventful trip on the way home accepted to explain some French people that I swap seats with them and if I died they made me come up with them they didn't quite understand or didn't want to understand but anyway we got through. In good spirits when I got home although tired. The problem I have right at the moment is getting used to normality again. I'm getting there. The other thing is I guess there's no point of reference for people that I'm going to discuss all the stuff I'm up with that I've done. We have to wait till Cris or Sue or one of those guys to debrief because people are just give you a blank looks and I can understand and I've seen so much and the over this trip. Signing off now on the whole very enjoyable and memorable and I don't know what to say now except I'm looking forward to the next one.Read more

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  • Day56

    Old Blighty again

    October 6, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☀️ 14 °C

    Jesus I love this place. Went out last night for the West End saw the Book of Mormon I run around on the Tube all day today and I love it it's so cool started to go out Madame Tussauds . It was so cool especially the Star Wars exhibit . in stumbled my way to St Paul's Cathedral and took some snake pictures of a whispering gallery.Read more

  • Day56

    Missed Holland

    October 6, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☀️ 14 °C

    Decide to go and see decide to go and of looking crap the others were doing. Dinner at catcdutchh restaurant follwed by tour of the red light district. Next day when Edward fishing village look at the window and close in cheese production how stereotypical absolutelyover it ready to come home the last night dinner cruise on a boat stuck with the American deviate the two ori old chicks from Nick Nebraska that new nothing else.. cordially polite couldn't wait to get back up on my room. Next day stubble my way through uber and two border guards on the trains back to London. Back and happy to be hereRead more

  • Day53

    To boppard.

    October 3, 2017 in Germany ⋅ 🌧 11 °C

    After the trip to the mountains we visited have a little town on horse and buggy and traditional or not traditional homemade fair from a farm to swear switch scenery post garden fairytale stuff. Once more an enchanting evening unforgettable. Some communication with jinie. Feeling a little better I wandered around Lucerne between 7 and 9 .Swiss francs of funny things there as thick as hell. Next day cut up headed towards Heidelberg. Colin massive traffic jam on the Oregon to the rest of the day felt rushed to look at which was painful because it was a lovely place. However I realise we need to make the boat trip which I emotionally enjoyed turned on my own music and took photos. Oh yeah and I forgot looking over my shoulder as we lucerne. The clouds have lifted and I have a glimpse of what the snow looks like they're on a clear day I couldn't get a picture because I was involved with some rubbish on the Internet.boppard. is a charming Village which I wandered for a while before dinner which was goulash. The waiter staff not sure what nationality they are. There was striking looking. Everyone agreed on the table the waitress looks like a porcelain doll. I can't help but think about this place like a giant miniature railway station with the beautiful little cottages and the mountains railway tracks running around it's weird it's like a model.Read more

  • Day51

    Lichtenstein. Lucerne..

    October 1, 2017 in Switzerland ⋅ ⛅ 11 °C

    More Scenic country pass through many checkpoints today to get here. Lichtenstein was quaint. passed Lake Constance on the way. Switzerland is a postcard miles of green hills .mountains.cows. traditional art of revelry and cow bells, saw playing, dancingciws big beers. A bit of fun. Walk home over a bridge which was built in 1300. One of those enclosed Bridges you see only in postcard. Highlight of the evening. I'm still upset will try not to have an effect the rest of the trip like it did todayRead more

  • Day50

    Eagles nest

    September 30, 2017 in Germany ⋅ ☀️ 14 °C

    Travel through Salzburg which cruise incredibly beautiful Scenic little town of 150000 from there we travelled up through the Eagle's Nest the view is spectacular however my ears blocked up and I can't hear a thing I still can't. incredible pain through my head no phone reception I believe you I s***** because I cut you off on the way up there I couldn't talk because of the noise of the Coach and the tour guide full stop I couldn't hear I still can't hear I am angry and I'm also so scared and worried and very sad full stop please talk to me. I'm sorry the time I talk I was angry because I don't understand and scaredRead more

  • Day48

    Vienna

    September 28, 2017 in Austria ⋅ 🌙 12 °C

    trip through the mountains which was not quite as nice as I'd like because it was foggy and rainy .We arrived in Vienna tour around the town. Went out to dinner for a really eclectic pile of crap. Amusing nonetheless. Got up this morning for the Tour of the summer Palace Schoenberg are the very annoying tour of the town I was really disappointed at this stage what about lunch tomorrow I come back to the room to get ready for tomorrow. About 5 p.m. we went out for dinner which was quite nice although some people complaining and I thought it was pleasant . Then we led to another Palace where we entertained by about 10 musicians and dancers who were doing exerts from
    Mozart and Strauss. This made me really think about where I where I am today not all the business about the kings and queens of Austria the music history is one really made my day today. Looking forward to going in to sound of music country tomorrow and going up into the Eagle's Nest
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  • Day47

    Venice

    September 27, 2017 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    After a long day of travel and an average meal felt a cold coming on so I went to bed early. We're off to the motel for the Grand Canal which was Paradise for pictures
    for this place is fantastic. Gondola ride through the canals a bit scary and they shall leave it nonetheless memorable. my cold was in full bloom. Got to the pharmacy at took a load of drugs which in Venice about 3 hours it was wonderful set down and enjoyd a good coffee some biscotti and a lovely moscato which was better than any I've ever tried in Australia. In the evening we went out to the island of burano which was another Photographic dream had dinner and a lovely trip back . Next morning boarded the water taxi
    Water taxi back to the with morning sun shining on to the buildings of Venice. I caught a glimpse of the people on the taxi. Nobody wanted to leave. we're heading north hello just encountered the Dolomites a fantastic
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  • Day44

    Roma......... Day 2

    September 24, 2017 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 22 °C

    Easy day wandering around in Rome of the normal people which I posted on Facebook so I won't say much about that apart from it's just a normal City dirty noisy full stop however. We went in for a little walk around Old Rome so much to see so much beauty so much history. I am extremely tired the Pantheon was unbelievably beautiful and I was surprised to the the architecture looks so new full stop the tour guide said it was because it was designed properly in the first place which makes a lot of sense I was fascinated. Then we had an optional walk up a hill and which I cannot remember the name of and over that hill I saw the Roman forum to May it has been the highlight of the trip to Rome and as I mentioned in Facebook brings memories back on my mother on her deathbed not being able to travel. Some of the last words are said to her when she was competent was there hours said she couldn't travel she said she had her books. If my mother can only see what I I've seen todayRead more