Britney, Braised Knuckle and the Boot September 1st 2006 There seem to be three types of youth hostel in the world. Type one is the traditional "Association" hostel. They are generally large, clinically clean, sparsely furnished, characterless buildings that act as a kind of processing plant for school, scout, girl-guide and other "youth" groups. They rarely have bars and the corridors are packed with screaming kids. At night you are kept awake by the s ... read more
Europe » Germany » Berlin » Berlin As Europe's largest economy and most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20t... ... read more
Years of staring at maps, debating routes, saving money and boring anyone in earshot with constantly changing plans finally culminated in our D-Day. 28th August 2006. The day that Vik and Bob went global.
Having made it to New Zealand without taking a single flight, we reached the conclusion that neither our finances nor our sea legs could stomach another container ship journey so we've cheated and taken a flight from New Zealand to Bangkok. From Bangkok we hope to stick with the overland theme and take a route home through Southern Asia: China, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Iran, Turkey...
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