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Scottish Highlands Roadtrip

A dream come true: a trip through the Scottish Highlands, land of several of my ancestors, on both sides of the family. The journey began from Toward, on the Cowal…

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How Now, Glasgow

Welcome to Glasgow Maybe it’s the city’s edgy, somewhat radical reputation, maybe it’s the friendly people we met, the history, or maybe all the free museums, but Glasgow was a very welcoming first…

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Family Meeting

“Hello, cousin. It’s lovely to meet you.” The goal of this last leg of our journey is to get an introduction to the UK, connecting with family and friends along…

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Bangkok Revisited

Returning to Bangkok after a month in Vietnam (and several more in Indonesia, Cambodia and Laos) was a bit of a shock. Everything seemed so modern and cosmopolitan, fashionable and…

Family Spirit Phuket

Phuket is known as a beach paradise, a place to get away from it all, relax and enjoy. After almost five months on the road, that sounded ideal, and what…

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Home

The following day, my former homestay sister picked us up to spend a few days with her family. On the way, we took a long, relaxing detour to Sankeien, an…

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Farewell

We leave for Darwin, in the Northern Territory tomorrow!  It’s a two-night, three-day train ride on the Ghan we got on a SuperSaver low-priced special that means we’ll be travelling…

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Raraku

We set off with Captain John and Cousin Veronica for an overnight sail from Port Adelaide to near Torrens Island.  The weather was cool but comfortable, and we had smooth…