(191 days in) “So,” I asked, “What was your favourite part of Borneo?” “Picking a favourite part is hard,” she answered, looking up from her kindle as we sped down a motorway towards the airport. “I quite liked the six seconds where I saw those elephants by the side of the road.” “When the driver … Continue reading Not the Northern Hemisphere I Know
(180 days in) 20TH POST. Can’t believe it, I think this is the longest I’ve ever committed to anything. (M: Eh hem.) The last blog post took you all the way up until my death-defying leap into a ravine. A hell of a lot has happened since then and I’m sorry for (yet again) slacking … Continue reading A Time For Families
(158 Days In) Ok, so at the end of the last post we had just left Australia, having spent about 13 hours in and around airports and their various oddities. When we first landed in the barbeque capital of the world, we had been surprised at how similar it was to home in every … Continue reading The Land Where The Ground Moves
(149 days in) Holy moly it’s December already! We’re well over half way through this epic adventure of ours now and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down at all. The last blog post took you all the way up to our time in Sydney and although we did a lot in the remaining three … Continue reading Gold Coast? Completed It Mate.
(3 days in) We've been here for an almost full 48 hours and I can tell you that it is the best thing I've ever done. I recently cycled 187 miles over 2 days for children with life-limiting conditions, and although I have to admit that is more meaningful (even with it's groin strain, leg … Continue reading 5,587 Miles Down
(3 days to go) Today is my birthday. I'm a merry 25 years old and fulfilling a cliché role of being a millennial writing a blog post. In this post I'm going to briefly review what I've accomplished so far and lay out the ground work for some basic aims for our journey. Early life … Continue reading Footprints Made and Steps To Be Taken
(33 days to go) While Pete is certainly the driving force behind this blog - I have my doubts as to whether this will actually be of much interest to anyone outside our immediate family and friends (if them), but will nonetheless be a nice way of keeping a diary of sorts - I will … Continue reading Behind the Scenes
(34 days to go) Step 1: Decide where to go and who to go with Basics. If you can’t come to a decision on this, you aren’t going travelling. “Really, Pete?” I hear a nomadic hippie scream, “I went to an airport with nothing but my wallet, closed my eyes and got on the first … Continue reading How to (or How Not to) Quit Your Job and Travel to the Other Side of the World