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Scratch Off Map, For Inspiration & Motivation

This week I acquired a map of the world in a local travel shop. It’s great for a bit of inspiration and motivation plus it’s a scratch off map which is just plain neat. You scratch off the countries you’ve … Continue reading

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As often as possible, go someplace you’ve never been before.

H.H. Dalai Lama

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Tambopata Rainforest Experience at Heath River Wildlife Center and Sandoval Lake booked

After tons and tons of research we finally narrowed the available options of rainforest operators down and booked with Inka Natura. So far the interaction with them has been perfect. All positive reviews about them inspired confidence and we couldn’t … Continue reading

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Vaccinations Done

Given that we will spend a week in the rainforest (Peru/Bolivia) and a week on the trail in Peru we were advised by our local medical centre to get a good helping of jabs and of course Malaria tablets. Hep … Continue reading

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Flights Booked to Peru

Thanks to the great Anna at “Corporate Traveller” we now have our tickets to Peru booked for about £200 less in total than if we had booked directly with Iberia. Thanks to Anna’s help the booking was hassle-free for us … Continue reading

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Inca Trail Permits Secured

Success! We managed to get permits for the Inca Trail through local tour operator Andean Life Peru. Now on to book our flights. When making arrangements to hike the Inca Trail it is best to book as early as possible. … Continue reading

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The winner is … *drumroll* …

Some more reading in preparation for the 2012 trip to Nepal showed that it’s never too early to start preparing our bodies for higher atitude trekking. Suppose we could have chosen from many different all fascinating destinations that offer higher … Continue reading

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Trouble in Egypt

Looks like we picked the wrong destination. The protests that started a couple of days after we booked our tickets have now escalated in Cairo and other areas we wanted to visit. We hope for the best and most peaceful … Continue reading

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Flights Booked to Egypt

Excellent, the biggest hurdle and commitment is out of the way. Our flights are booked for March. We decided to make our big trip of the year into our anniversary trip. We decided to experiment with an airline new to … Continue reading

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So What About 2011?

While we’re usually trying to go somewhere neither of us have been to before it is not like the planet is not big enough to have lots of places worth visiting more than one. People seemed to agree with this … Continue reading

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