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Becoming anti-social in the Colca Canyon

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Becoming anti-social in the Colca Canyon

Sometimes travelling is about exploring new places, sometimes it’s about trying new things, sometimes it’s about sitting on a bus for days in a row. And others it’s about saying goodbye – for me, the worse part of travelling.

Nobody really talks about goodbyes. You’ll hear all about meeting interesting people and all the wonderful stories you’ve shared with other travellers. But rarely will you hear about all the goodbyes. Yes, it’s wonderful meeting people from all over the world, but inevitably the time comes where you need to pack your bags and move in separate directions, almost always never to see each other again. Read the rest of this entry

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Not yet travelling (or how we covered the UK in 2 weeks)

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Not yet travelling (or how we covered the UK in 2 weeks)

10 months is a long time to be away from friends and family so we decided to drive the entire length of the UK and back again to visit all our loved ones before we leave. I say visit. It’s turned into something of a game… How many people could we ‘collect’.

We packed the first of the boxes into our old Toyota Celica (bought in 2011 for £450 off a chav in a car park), put air in our partially punctured tyres and set off to the south west.

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