Archive for the “Travel” Category

gorillasWow – what a start to our trip. People thought we were crazy to go to Rwanda. But this place is absolutely amazing and let me just say that the rest of the world need take a page out of the Rwandan book. 15 years after the horrific genocide, this country has picked itself up proudly, moved on and got themselves a kick arse attitude.

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stonehengeAfter recovering from our Spehering experience, we head off for a day in the Cotswolds and then headed to Stonehenge to see what the fuss is all about.

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spheringSometimes you get the feeling someone is trying to give you a hint. Well I got the hint. My inlaws are trying very hard to try make me look like a fool in public.

Sphering – To roll down a hill in a hamster blow up ball for fun.
Sphering (Kim’s defintion) – To try and prevent oneself from vomiting in the ball and rolling in it.

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zeusAnother long weekend to make the most of, we headed to Athens for a few days to get reintroduced to that thing called a sun and to see the sights and well… drink the coffee!

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bucharestWe headed to Bucharest in Romania for our second wedding anniversary. But this time we decided to go on a real weekend break and keep the sight seeing to a minimum!

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poppiesSeeing Turkey in 10 days is indeed ridiculous and although we tried, there’s only so much one can do! The highlight was without a doubt the ANZAC day services at Gallipoli – an incredibly patriotic, moving, reflective and proud moment in our lives that we will never forget.

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lucerneForget the Easter eggs, Easter 2009 presented a 4 day long weekend and we were off for a road trip through Southern France and train trip through Switzerland.

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skiingEager to take on the snow tops, we ventured to Cortina, Italy for what we pictured to be a peaceful and relaxing snow trip. Boy were we wrong – the only thing we ended up picturing was a face full of snow and a new set of blue and purple bruises.

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Mr ElephantWhoo hoo – talk about a great place! South Africa reminded me so much of home, I actually came back to London feeling like I had ‘topped up’ on ‘home’! We spent 9 days in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Pilanesberg with our friends Nicci & Jono and their families.

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oslo_sunsetAfter the adventures in Sweden and visiting the awesome Ice Hotel, we continued our trip onwards and upwards from Narvik to Tromsø then back down to Oslo in Norway.

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