It's a Wonderful Life July 7th 2007 We're obviously a couple of good omens. Just two days after we visited the fabulous Chichen Itza it was voted on the list as one of the world's New 7 Wonders. Along with Macchu Pichu, which we visited a little over a month ago. Not to mention The Great Wall that we've also covered on this trip.
We'll ignore the fact that Angkor Wat didn't get in, which we can only put down to a lack of Cambodian ... read more
North America » Mexico The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
Now finished our year long, round the world trip, during which Carolyn was able to carry her backpack and we both became experts at packing and unpacking in double quick time.
We saw some amazing sights and met loads of interesting people. The best of both should appear in what we've written from Russia, Mongolia, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala and Mexico.
To answer a few of the questions we heard regularly from fellow travellers and those at home alike, we don't have a favourite country, no w... full info