I’ve just starting to organise my thoughts in regards to the many highlights of my 153 day trip. I’m sure as I start putting together my photo albums and travel journal I’ll recall many more but for now; I’ve travelled for 153 days, on 8 different airlines and 23 different countries.
2006 Leg 5 China, 2006 Leg 4: Canada & USA, 2006 Leg 3 Eastern Europe Part 2, 2006 Leg 3 Eastern Europe Part 1, 2006 Leg 2 Western Europe Part 4, 2006 Leg 2 Western Europe Part 3, 2006 Leg 2 Western Europe Part 2, 2006 Leg 2 Western Europe Part 1, 2006 Leg 1: South Africa Part 2, 2006 Leg 1 South Africa Part 1
South Africa: Visiting Robben Island (Cape Town), Soweto, Mandela’s house, the wildlife
Swaziland: The King with 36 wives
France: The Louvre and the Eiffel Tower
England: Hampton Court Place, catching up with Jon, London Eye, Eurostar train trip
Belgium: Catching up with Inge, the chocolate, Fort Breendonk (Gestapo camp)
Holland: Sex District, ‘Coffee’ Shops, Tulips blooming
Germany: World Cup!!! Beer halls
Czech Republic: Road Trip (Moravsky Kras Caves)
Austria: Wine Tour & Opera
Switzerland: The Alps and waterfalls
Italy: Sorrento, Gondola ride in Venice, Ancient Rome, Pompeii
Vatican: Michelago’s painting of the ‘Book of Genesis’
Monaco: Yachts and beautiful people on the beaches
Spain: Bullfights & beaches
Finland: Staying at the Olympic Stadium, Senate Square
Russia: St Petersburg (especially the Winter Palace) & Moscow underground system
Belarussia: Nothing but oppressed people, very sad 😦
Lithuania: Trakai Castle
Latvia: Museum of Occupation
Estonia: Russian Cathedral, Parliament building and the town hall all on one square!
Canada: The Rockies, 10,000 year old glaciers!
USA: Major League Baseball match, being fingerprinted like a criminal 😦
Hong Kong: Shopping, the Giant Buddha, Disneyland
China: The Great Wall, The Terracotta Warriors, riding in the countryside.
Most Embarrassing moment;
(1) Crashing my bike after helping everyone else out
(2) Throwing up everywhere at the last beer hall in Munich
How did it happen to me experience; riding with 5 drop dead gorgeous girls on a gondola in Venice 🙂
Bad feeling experience; British Airways paging me to let me know my luggage was somewhere but definitely not here in Vancouver