Day 30 - Contiki Day 8 July 30th 2009 Temp: 36°C
Day 30 we got up early (what a surprise) after just a few hours sleep (no surprise there either) to head for Dallas, Texas. On the way we stopped at a lil town called Childress, Texas. When we drove into the town we noticed that there was debris and crap everywhere, and some of the buildings were quite damaged. Turns out, the night before, less than 2 hrs from where we stayed the n ... read more
North America » United States » Texas » Dallas 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