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      Where in the World?

      Map of Jen and Sam’s current progress. Current location: Cartago, Costa Rica (as of 07/05/08) Route through the world (Feb 2007 – July, 2008): Past Locations (Europe): England London Sweden […]


      We’ve come along way…

      The airlines we will be flying on in Europe charge you $24 for each piece of checked luggage you will carry; we are on 3 of these happy flights before […]

      Cairns to Brisbane

      So we have finally (and sadly) made it back to Brisbane. We haven’t been in a huge major city since Melbourne and I can’t say that I missed it. The […]

      Great Barrier Reef

      So we were incredibly lucky to be able to go on a snorkel tour of the 2 million year old Great Barrier Reef on June 2. Never have I seen […]

      Daintree National Park

      After our visit in Innisfail Sam and I decided to head towards Cairns to do some possible snorkeling, but the weather was not having it. The schedule was rainy and […]


      The Barkly and Flinder’s Highways

      On May 23 we headed for Mataranka first thing in the morning. We had an amazingly perfect swim in the warm water under the ring of palm trees and beautiful […]

      Kakadu National Park

      We got into Darwin on May 20. We were surprised by how small and how touristy it was for one of Australia’s top cities. But then again, nothing here in […]

      Litchfield National Park

      We weren’t sure how long we would spend in Litchfield National Park on May 19, looking at the termite mounds that are so “famous”, but the park turned out to […]

      Nitmaluk National Park

      May 18 brought us to Nitmiluk Natinal Park (formerly Katherine Gorge N.P.), another jointly managed Aboriginal/Australian Parks Service park in a method similar to what is happening at Uluru. We […]

      The best swim ever

      Swimming anywhere is so much more rewarding when you’ve gone 7 months without a really decent shower, two months with on-off cold weather from which there is no respite (no […]

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