Finally.... Europe!!! April 18th 2007 April 5th, 2:00 PM - the adventure begins. We leave Fredericton in a frigging snowstorm, and hit the TransCanada to Woodstock behind a plow in each lane. We pass about 15 cars in the ditch, and people are lane hopping despite all of us being stuck behind these plows. No issues at the border and we’re off to Maine - the way life should be. We stop at the Big Stop in Houlton for some supper and th ... read more
Europe » Czech Republic Following the First World War, the closely related Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia. During the interwar years, the new country's leaders were frequently preoccupied with meeting the demands of ot... ... read more
I've discovered I pretty much want to see and do everything... but I thought I would set a more realistic goal to begin... 40 countries before I turn 40 and as many friends as I can make along the way... I reached my goal in July of 2013, and now I'm just adjusting it to add at least another new country every year.
So here's where I've been: Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Spain, Croatia, Japan, Panama, Costa Rica, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Vatican City (wikipedia says this is a country, and I've not bothered to research if that is actually true), St. Maarten/St... full info