In Conclusion


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South America
December 10th 2006
Published: December 10th 2006EDIT THIS ENTRY

We evaded the police twice,
We broke the law five times (In two countries),
We went through three countries (And came in sight of six),
We met 10 other people travelling while still at University,
They all came from Oxford, Harvard or Stanford (Oxford 5, Harvard 3, Stanford 2),
We spent 257 hours on Busses (Over 26 journeys and 40 Busses),
We started one company,
We met two government ministers,
We were on the radio once,
We were interviewed for a magazine once,
We travelled by Bus, Plane, Horse, Skis, Foot, Hitch-Hiking, Motor Boat, Sailing Boat, Bike and Rickshaw,
The coldest we reached was -25 C,
It got bloody hot,
Ian had a girlfriend and stayed faithful, David didn’t and didn’t,
We went to one museum (Devoted to drugs),
We both read 11 books (Parradise Lost, The Picture of Dorian Grey, Candide, In Cold Blood, The Old Patagonian Express, Moonfleet, Moby Dick, The Collected Poems of John Dunne, Tom Jones, The Woodlanders, The Day of The Jackal),
The highest we went was 6088m, the lowest was sea level,
We met people From the U.K., Canada, Israel, Ireland, the U.S.A., Holland, France, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru and Chili,
We travelled on busses with spears, animals, drugs, breast feeding and men urinating in bottles (Sat next to David),
We drank a lot,
Ian got Typhoid, David got ill (?),
We sailed on the worlds highest navigable lake,
We camped in 9 places,
Ian won 9 chess games,
David won 5,
We were away for 3 months,
In total we traveled about 6500 miles over land,
Our trip and this blog are now over.



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