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Family Vacation in Oz (5.5 weeks in one post)

Posted by on Feb 23, 2009 in Australasia, Australia | 0 comments

Family Vacation in Oz (5.5 weeks in one post)

We spent December 2008 and early January 2009 in Australia. Our trip really consisted of five distinct parts. In the interests of catching up with the blog I am going to write briefly about each one of these parts in this blog post! Part 1 was pre-family vacation in Sydney, Melbourne (with Dan) and driving the Great Ocean Road. Part 2 was family vacation with the Suters, where we took in Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Ayers Rock, the Great Barrier Reef and the Atherton Tablelands. Part 3 was in Airlie Beach and on the Ileola with the Suters, the Martin Suters and the Pelenskys over...

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Turning Twenty-Six In Transit (Trying to Take Lake Tanganika)

Posted by on Nov 1, 2008 in Africa, Tanzania, Zambia | 4 comments

Turning Twenty-Six In Transit (Trying to Take Lake Tanganika)

Since the beginning of our trip whenever asked what I have been looking to most I have answered “taking the ferry MV Liemba up Lake Tanganika.” I’m not sure why I picked this, for in reality I’m not sure it was actually the thing I was most excited about (I’m quite sure that is, in fact, Machu Piccu). However, it was something concrete, something soon, and something that not a lot of tourists do. The Lonely Planet has some very limited information about the boat (that it leaves on Friday afternoon and costs $60 for a first class ticket). The internet...

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