Our America Adventure began with a slight hiccup… our flight from Fiji to LA was delayed by 4 and a half hours (locals call delays “fiji time”, gets them out of a whole load of trouble and makes it sound … Continue reading
Bula! If you don’t shout this at the locals you don’t get dinner. No lie. Our Fijian adventure started with a long ass boat ride to the outer Yasawa island of Coral view. Little did we know but we would … Continue reading
So we’ve finally landed in Fiji, currently sat in an air-conditioned 9 bed dorm (free upgrade, WIN!) in Fiji – View on a map! We’re ready to set off on our all singing, all dancing “Ultimate lei” Island hopping tour, … Continue reading
So after paying the nice lady at Peterpans a nominal amount of money we were off on yet another plane. Destination: Airlie beach in the Whitsundays. It was a beautiful place (and wasn’t raining) with bright blue sea and white sailing … Continue reading
Our trip to Goldcoast was filled with lots and lots of screaming (mainly from Ben) as we decided we wanted to visit ALL the theme and water parks. First off we went to Movie World and were first in line … Continue reading
So we’re well overdue for a blog post, we know… but Australia has just been way to much fun… plus we’ve the added luxury of having our own room, a television and two beautiful dogs to keep us entertained when … Continue reading
We arrived in Cape Town 4 days ago, concluding our Acacia tour through South Africa, Zambia and Namibia. We said goodbye to a few new close friends and good riddance to a few others ;-)… after 25 days in a … Continue reading
Crossed the Zambezi River on a very ropey looking ferry (even ropier immigration), bear in mind this is the border crossing between Botswana and Zambia, this is the only point at which you can cross the river – hundreds of … Continue reading
So we’re sitting in the dry grasslands of Botswana in a camping ground pitched around a wild watering hole. We’re sitting beside a roaring campfire enjoying a beer from the bar hut also pitched by the watering hole. The campsite … Continue reading
Lovely smooth plane journey (no clutching at window frames in a “we’re all going to die in this turbulance” moment ) and yes Ben got free food and alcohol (he was soo happy). Touch down in Jo’berg (as we locals … Continue reading
The decision to travel around the world for a year was an easy one (in theory). 4 years ago we met in America and ever since we have been dreaming of exploring more of the world together. After working hard … Continue reading
In Guatemala we will be looking after animals that have been abandoned including parrots, macaws, spider and howler monkeys, margays, ocelots. The shelter is located in the beautiful jungles of Guatemala!
In the USA we are planning to drive from LA to New York in probably the most round about way! We are hopefully going to meet up with some American friends along the way. Our route and dates are as … Continue reading
In Australia we are going to meet up with a good friend that we met whilst working in America. We are staying in Melbourne and hopefully are going to spent New Year’s Eve in Sydney.
In Africa we are going to trek and camp across South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia. We are visiting Victoria Falls and going on a number of safaris. Ben will probably doing a number of dangerous activities which I’ll be … Continue reading
I have previoulsy volunteered in a school in Kerala and hope that we can go and visit the chidlren and maybe teach a few lessons.
In Mexico we will be working with children and teaching English as well as running activities for disadvantage children.
In Peru we will be working in an orphanage in Cuzco, helping with homework and organizing actvities. We might even trek the innca trail to Machu Pichu if we feel fit enough!
In Ecuador we will be looking after disadvantage children and teaching English whilst running art and craft after school clubs.