Samantha King


Samantha King

I haven't travelled nearly as much as I'd like....

Oceania » Australia » New South Wales December 22nd 2013

Firstly, a big thank you to David for reminding me I had set this blog up :) ! Secondly, I am Nepal-bound again in March 2014 and just a little bit excited! Five days trekking last time was just a teaser, so Kate and I have decided to return to the beautiful Annapurna region and do the 12 day Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, which takes us up into the heart of the Himalayas, as high as 4100m (almost 13, 500 feet) , to Annapurna Base Camp. It will be harder than the so called 'soft' trek we did this year, so it's been back to jogging for me, after months of indolence. We were hoping to do the Annapurna Circuit, but it taking 3 weeks to complete means that we'd have no time to spend in Kathmandu ... read more

Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland September 9th 2012

Woke up early Sunday morning, very nervous, but equally excited. This would be the first time the four of us had flown anywhere together and with Mister 3 being unpredictable in his mood and behaviour at times (to put it mildly!), I was a tad concerned about how 3 hours on a plane would go. The car trip in to Sydney airport was uneventful, and being a Sunday morning, relatively quick, and we found our pre-booked airport parking with ease. A quick trip on an airport shuttle bus soon saw us checking in for our flights to Auckland. We managed to browse through the duty free section without the kids becoming too bored and thusly burdened with our purchases of champagne, vodka, gin and perfume, we happily boarded our Qantas flight. A pleasant flight, with breakfast ... read more
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