Round the World back packing trip

a trip by Andrew Mudie
From: December 23rd 2004
Until: January 1st 2006

Fiond and I jack in the jobs and hit the road, rail, sea and air on a 12 month tour..
Trip Length: 12 months
Blog Entries: 119
Photos: 852
Words: 60861

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
December 28th 2004 San Francisco - The start of our adventure... North America » United States » California » San Francisco
December 29th 2004 First day in the Bay North America » United States » California » San Francisco
December 30th 2004 Downtown in the rain North America » United States » California » San Francisco
December 31st 2004 !! Happy New Years !! North America » United States » California » San Francisco
January 1st 2005 A day of rest North America » United States » California » San Francisco
January 2nd 2005 Wet, Wet, Wet North America » United States » California » San Francisco
January 3rd 2005 Welcome to the Rock! North America » United States » California » San Francisco
January 4th 2005 Viva Las Vegas North America » United States » Nevada » Las Vegas
January 5th 2005 The Strip North America » United States » Nevada » Las Vegas
January 6th 2005 Bright Lights City North America » United States » Nevada » Las Vegas
January 7th 2005 Hollywood, home of the stars North America » United States » California » Los Angeles » Hollywood
January 8th 2005 Boyz 'n' the Hood North America » United States » California » Los Angeles » Hollywood
January 9th 2005 Recovery North America » United States » California » Los Angeles » Hollywood
January 10th 2005 Wash Out North America » United States » California » Los Angeles » Hollywood
January 11th 2005 Aloha !! North America » United States » Hawaii » Oahu
January 12th 2005 Waikiki Beach North America » United States » Hawaii » Oahu
January 13th 2005 Diamond Head Cliff North America » United States » Hawaii » Oahu
January 14th 2005 Makapu'u Beach - Surf's Up North America » United States » Hawaii » Maui
January 15th 2005 Sun 'n' surf North America » United States » Hawaii » Oahu
January 16th 2005 Peal Harbour North America » United States » Hawaii » Oahu
January 17th 2005 Martin Luther King jnr Day North America » United States » Hawaii » Oahu
January 18th 2005 DOESN'T EXIST Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland
January 19th 2005 City of Sails Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland
January 20th 2005 Road Trip !! Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland
January 21st 2005 The Bay of Islands Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Northland » Paihia
January 22nd 2005 Waitangi Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Northland
January 23rd 2005 Russell Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Northland
January 24th 2005 Parnell Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland
January 25th 2005 Sky Tower Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland
January 26th 2005 Glowworm Caves Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Waitomo
January 27th 2005 What's that smell? Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Rotorua
January 28th 2005 Kiwi Encounter Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Rotorua
January 29th 2005 Okere Falls Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Rotorua
January 30th 2005 Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo
January 31st 2005 Huka Falls Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo
February 1st 2005 Taupo - Wellington Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington Region » Wellington
February 2nd 2005 Te Papa Museum Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington Region » Wellington
February 3rd 2005 Ferry, 'cross the Cook Strait Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Nelson Region » Nelson
February 4th 2005 The centre of New Zealand Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Nelson Region » Nelson
February 5th 2005 Franz Josef Drive Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » West Coast » Greymouth
February 6th 2005 Glacier Adventure Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Glaciers
February 7th 2005 Franz Josef to Queenstown Drive Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Otago » Queenstown
February 8th 2005 Gondola Ride Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Otago » Queenstown
February 9th 2005 Edinburgh of the South Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Otago » Dunedin
February 10th 2005 The road to Christchurch Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch
February 11th 2005 Little England Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch
February 12th 2005 City of Flowers Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch
February 13th 2005 Kaikoura - Whale Watching Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Marlborough
February 14th 2005 Kaikoura - Dolphin Spotting Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Marlborough
February 15th 2005 A Beautiful Day Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Marlborough » Picton
February 16th 2005 Penultament day in New Zealand Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Marlborough » Picton
February 17th 2005 The long and winding road Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland
February 18th 2005 Au revoir New Zealand, c'est magnifique Oceania » New Zealand
February 19th 2005 Bula from Fiji Oceania » Fiji » Viti Levu » Coral Coast
February 26th 2005 A week in Fiji Oceania » Fiji » Viti Levu » Coral Coast
March 3rd 2005 Inland Village Tour - Nabotini Oceania » Fiji » Viti Levu » Coral Coast
March 9th 2005 G'day mate, welcome to Sydney Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney
March 10th 2005 Downtown Sydney Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney
March 11th 2005 Life's a beach, Bondi - Bronte - Coogee Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney
March 13th 2005 Down at the docks Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney
March 14th 2005 Sunset on Sydney Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney
March 15th 2005 Way out West Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
March 19th 2005 Party Time Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
March 21st 2005 Boat Trip - Carnac Island Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
March 23rd 2005 42 Degrees - Fiona get's a job Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Fremantle
April 1st 2005 Fi starts work - 3 months on the road - 10,000 hits Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Fremantle
April 2nd 2005 Footy - Let's go Eagles, let's go!! Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
April 9th 2005 Derby Day - Fremantle Dockers V West Coast Eagles Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
April 16th 2005 Tie me Kangaroo down sport Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
May 13th 2005 An update from Perth Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
May 16th 2005 Andrew starts work, again............ Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
May 26th 2005 More from way out west Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Fremantle
May 28th 2005 Cup Final Fever Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
June 5th 2005 Caversham Wildlife Park Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
July 2nd 2005 Cheerio to Perth Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Perth
July 5th 2005 The Great Southwest, on the road again..... Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Albany
July 7th 2005 The Tingle Tree Forrest Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Albany
July 9th 2005 The Natural Wonders of Albany Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Albany
July 10th 2005 The Porongurups National Park Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Albany
July 11th 2005 Cape Leeuwin National Park Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Margaret River
July 13th 2005 Margaret River's Tasty Treats Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Margaret River
July 15th 2005 The Pinnacles Desert Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Cervantes
July 15th 2005 Hutt River Province Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Kalbarri
July 16th 2005 Kalbarri National Park Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Kalbarri
July 17th 2005 Carnarvon Caravan Park Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Carnarvon
July 21st 2005 Crikey - Watch out for the crocs!! Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Broome
July 22nd 2005 Staircase to the moon Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Broome
July 25th 2005 Snorkelling at Ningaloo Reef Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Coral Bay
July 27th 2005 Stromolites at Hamelin Pool Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Coral Bay
July 27th 2005 Monkey Mia and Shark Bay Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Shark Bay
July 29th 2005 Shell Beach Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Shark Bay
August 1st 2005 The dunes await Sir Lancelin Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Lancelin
August 3rd 2005 Adelaide - City of churches (and the Pie Floater) Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Adelaide
August 6th 2005 Meet the Family Oceania » Australia » South Australia » Adelaide » Port Adelaide
August 9th 2005 The Great Ocean Road Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Great Ocean Road
August 15th 2005 Sports Mad Melbourne Oceania » Australia » Victoria » Melbourne » St Kilda
August 23rd 2005 The Blue Mountains of Katoomba Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Blue Mountains
August 26th 2005 Back where it all began, and goodbye to Australia... Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney
August 30th 2005 Konichiwa, greetings from Nippon Asia » Japan » Tokyo
September 3rd 2005 Shrines and Temples, a trip to Nikko Asia » Japan » Tochigi » Nikko
September 7th 2005 Geishas, Gardens and Sushi, wonderful Kyoto Asia » Japan » Kyoto
September 9th 2005 Floating down the river, Matsue in the sun Asia » Japan » Shimane » Matsue
September 11th 2005 In one moment, Hiroshima was dust Asia » Japan » Hiroshima
September 14th 2005 Osaka, Japan's second city Asia » Japan » Osaka
September 16th 2005 Japan's first Capital, the giant Buddha of Nara Asia » Japan » Nara » Nara
September 20th 2005 I'm turning Japanese, I think I'm turning Japanese, I really think so.... Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Shinjuku
September 23rd 2005 I'm a Seoul man, do do doo, do do doo Asia » South Korea » Seoul
September 25th 2005 The ancient capital of the Silla Dynasty Asia » South Korea » Gyeongsangbuk-do » Gyeongju
October 4th 2005 Great Walls, Forbidden Cities and a Peeking Duck Asia » China » Beijing
October 8th 2005 Shaanxi, where Islam and Chinese cultures mix Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
October 12th 2005 Giant Panda's, Giant Buddha's and Sichuan food Asia » China » Sichuan » Chengdu
October 18th 2005 Visa's, flights, and farewell to China Asia » China » Yunnan » Kunming
October 21st 2005 What a difference an hour makes, the capital of Laos Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane
October 28th 2005 Nightmare journey leads to peaceful paradise... Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang
November 2nd 2005 Hanoi - Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Island Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi
November 6th 2005 The middle of Vietnam, the border between North and South Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Thua Thien - Huế » Hué
November 13th 2005 Some men hunt for sport, others hunt for food..... Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An
November 28th 2005 Nha-Trang - Mui Ne - Saigon Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City
December 10th 2005 A little bit of quality time.... Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Ko Chang
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