"Hello! How can I take your money?!" Part One December 22nd 2009 I had been feeling nervous about flying Egypt Air. I had images of a seriously old aircraft held together by pieces of sticky tape and string, goats sitting on passengers knees and chickens escaping from wooden crates before flying up the aisle and trapping their wings in the dangling oxygen masks.
Okay, I now realise that my ridiculous little imagination was doing some serious overtime. Our Egyp ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Aswan The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
A couple of mid 20 year olds, started this blog back in 2006. We left our homeland of New Zealand and set off on our trip of a lifetime.
These entries follow our travels from our New Zealand to London and back again. Total geeks - no Las Vegas or full moon parties here. We used '1001 Natural wonders' to plan our trips. Sometimes riding 5 hours on the back of a motorbike to see a waterfall or random rock formation.
Since arriving back home in New Zealand in 2011, travels haven't been much of a priority. The arrival of our amazing little baby has made us hang up our backpacks for a little... full info