Day 29 - Contiki Day 7 July 29th 2009 Temp: 34°C
After not getting to sleep til just before 3am, day 29 started way too early!! as we were in the Hot Air ballooning capital of the world we were to meet at 5:30am to catch a mini bus out to some paddock to go hot air ballooning!
So we got our lil buses and waited for the balloons to be set up. Two of the boys got to help blow the balloon up which was cool. After a lil bit it was up an ... read more
North America » United States » Texas » Amarillo Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I'm from Melbourne, Australia. For anyone not from Oz it's pronounced like 'Melburn' or even 'Melbun'...not 'Mel-bourne' like the 'Bourne Identity' even though, granted, it is spelt that way.
Anyway. enough of that. I got the travel bug back in 2006 when I decided it was time to spread my wings and take on some of the amazing places in the world. So far I've seen more than I ever could have imagined I would have seen by this time. I'm very fortunate to be able to live the lifestyle that I do and HIGHLY recommend and urge people get out and see the world, meet the amazing people ... full info