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Patterdale YHA Review

Mention hostels to someone, and they either think horror film or barns with large scout groups running around. Luckily the Youth Hostel Association’s Patterdale site was neither a bridge to getting brutally murdered, or filled with hundreds of uniformed children. 333 more words

Backpacking

The search begins: Amsterdam

We set off from London Victoria on an arduous coach journey to Amsterdam. It was overnight so there want much eating involved but we did snack on… 129 more words

Amsterdam

Lake District Back Packers Hostel Review (Windermere)

This small, independent hostel is perfectly located for budget Windermere accommodation. The Tourist Information is opposite the site, as is the train and bus station. 255 more words

Backpacking

Bleddin' Gorgeous (and vomit from the top bunk)

Bled! Forget anything I have ever proclaimed to be wonderous, beautiful, breathtaking, magnificent and so on. Slovenia is the place.

Arriving into Bled Jezero station at about 5pm after experiencing a panoramic feat of railway engineering, we guessed our way into town. 1,729 more words

Travel

Day 202 & 203

I arrived in Rotorua and did nothing which I’m now regretting, I should have gone to the Polynesian spa as soon as I arrived but I was excited for Tarawera and decided to chill instead which didn’t pan out well for me in the end. 141 more words

Day 201.

So Tauranga was a rushed but enjoyable experience, I arrived dumped my stuff went for some food, came back to the hostel and checked in at 2pm. 148 more words

Day 199 & 200

After a night in Auckland, I was on the bus to Coromandel at the ungodly hour of 7am.

I don’t want to put a downer on Coromandel because I’m sure in the summer it is awesome but I just went at the wrong time and caught some really bad weather, it was unfortunate because it meant I really had a crappy time here. 63 more words