Monthly Archives: April 2013

Day 260: That’s Segway To Do It

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Tues 30th April 2013 The Abalone Place Guest House was a gem and breakfast sat overlooking the pool with background music playing was so enjoyable, I could have stayed all day. Cynthia cooked up a great breakfast just like a …

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Day 259: First Class Travel

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Mon. 29th April 2013 We could definitely get used to this First Class travel malarkey. We’ve essentially been spoilt ever since we checked into the airport in Taiwan – Executive lounges, lie-flat beds, hotel upgrades, free food and drink, an …

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Day 258: We’re On The Train

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Sun. 28th April 2013 Hopefully by the end of the day we will be well on the way to Port Elizabeth (PE), we have paid for the train and have a receipt but no tickets, so we will not relax …

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Day 257: Africa

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Sat. 27th April 2013 So, what time is it? As we wake up on the plane, our bodies are still utterly confused as to what time it is supposed to be. I went to sleep sometime around 4am Taiwan time …

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Day 256: Too Many Tourists

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Fri. 26th April 2013 Its our last day in Asia today before we head off to Africa for the final section of our trip. Our flight is not until late this afternoon so I have prepared a short itinerary to …

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Day 255: One Night In Taipei

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Thur. 25th April 2013 Today, we are off to Taipei for our final night on Taiwan. Although there is no particular rush to get there, there is still no lie in for us as we need to get up to …

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Day 254: Mountain High, River Deep

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Wed. 24th April 2013 Looking at a map of Taiwan, today we just have to cross the middle of the Island from east to west, which is the least distance of our three drives. The problem is that the road …

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Day 253: To Boulderly Go!

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Tue. 23rd April 2013 To paraphrase that well known Sci-Fi show – ‘Taiwan, the final frontier. Our 1 week mission to explore alien civilisations…’. Fair enough, but why did that have to include bouldering / river-walking? And what is involved …

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Day 252: Some Things Are Just Like Home

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Mon. 22nd April 2013 Jamie had already been on the beach before we had stirred this morning and he was ready to hit the breakfast buffet which, like last night was massive with a huge choice of dishes from many …

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Day 251: Road Trip

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Sun. 21st April 2013 Ah, the joys of getting the family ready for trips.  I have to say that I’d blotted out of my mind how hard it is to get children ready to go out. Still, we were aiming …

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