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Geneva [In Five Seconds]

What do you do when you have a couple of hours to kill in Geneva while waiting for your next bus?

Well, if you’re me, … 199 more words

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Acceptable in the 80s? Cycling (and hairdressing) in Malaysia

After the excitement of the first twenty four hours in Malaysia where we achieved a lot and slept very little, we had a few relaxing days at Pete and Ghill’s place just south of Kuala Lumpur, catching up on sleep, trying different food and getting used to the heat (and sleeping under air con all the time. 2,088 more words

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The Twin Coast Cycle Trail and some other roads North

Choices for riding out of Auckland: Heavy traffic, less hills; less traffic, extremely hilly. We went for option two, Dairy Flats Road (nothing flat about it) then Highway 16. 1,735 more words

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The Longest Day: Arriving in Asia

Good things come in trilogies. From the writers of 36 hours in Spain and 24 extreme hours in New Zealand comes (we’re not sure how many hours in) The Longest Day Ever. 1,790 more words

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Walking the Hillary Trail

There are plenty of well known walks (tramps to use the local term) in New Zealand and we were keen to do at least one overnight hike whilst here. 966 more words

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An extra four wheels

To get back to Auckland in time to celebrate Christmas with our NZ famil-Lee we had to find an alternative to cycling. Flying was an unattractive prospect and buses are still not on a full schedule after the Kaikoura earthquake so we investigated how an extra four wheels might help us. 1,616 more words

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Mastering the Art of Getting Lost in Venice

The minute I stepped foot off the bus, which was a transfer of a transfer of a transfer, I knew the city of Venice and I would be lifelong friends. 377 more words

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