All posts under Africa 2010

Catch-up!

Hi! I’ve been struggling to write anything when I’ve had the opportunity to get online (mostly due to the hectic family crisii that seem to occur every time I get my head down to concentrate). Suffice to say, I’m now writing this all elsewhere with the intent of pasting it[…]

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Trip Video

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwZewjGWajI Here’s the long awaited vid.. .I doubt very much we’ll publish any more until we get back. However, this was just an experiment. Enjoy!

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Covaleda!

Hi hi! After a difficult night the night before departure with nerves we left at 7am and headed off to Portsmouth with Mum and a sack of food. We made good time, had plenty of time to kick around. Ferry set off all on good time, but soon we realized[…]

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…and we’re off!

Hi all! In less than 12 hours time, Ed and I will head down to Portsmouth to commence our 4-6 month trip through Africa. We’ll board our trusty Brittany Ferry ship (Port Avon) and head down to Santander from which we will head back to my family village of Covaleda.[…]

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6 Days and Counting!

Well it’s been all a bit hectic! I’ve been to Spain (on holiday), I’ve moved home. I’ve had to try and sort out all my inoculations and above all work a job. There has been some huge hiccups on the way: removal people refused to do the job in full, my driver’s license[…]

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30 and beyond!

Well, I’m now passed that line of 30, scary. In other news, I’m in the process of buying a new home (as you do), packing up to move and packing to go to Africa at the same time is pure lunacy. I have consistently been spending waaaayy too much lately.

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Innoculated and Ferry

Hey hey!! God, this trip is almost imminent. I am just writing a line or 2 to tell you that last night we booked the ferry (in unison) to cross to Alexandria from Venice on the 23rd … it’s a 4 day cruise and cost us €412.05… woot woot! (i’m sure[…]

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So just over 2 months to go….

Right, I guess I should mention a few things. We’re leaving for Africa. We will be leaving soon. Scary scary scary. Oh, and so my carnet application went bad. My bank Lloyds TSB rejected my guarantee, which is ironic since their slogan “for the journey” doesn’t stand up to much[…]

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