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Well, day 1 did not quite contain the comedy found in the 1987 classic starring Steve Martin and John Candy, but I did travel by plane, train, and automobile all in one trip. So, the journey started with a guy named Joe. Joe was my Empire driver who kindly drove me to the airport. He was a gem of a guy, who enjoyed small talk...couldn't have asked for a better fit. We spoke about similarities between Coney Island and my home town, the current ongoing in ...
People have been asking where I'll be on my trip, so here's a vague break down....
Mon 5th Jan- Jamaica
Mon 12th Jan- Cuba via Cayman Islands
Mon 26th Jan-Mon 23rd March: Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama
Mon 23rd March - Fri 10th April: Colombia and Ecuador
Friday 10th - Sat 25th April: Peru and Bolivia
... We did think of Hannah when we saw them and feel that she would appreciate a portable version !! Transit nailed !! Then back on the plane and fed and watered and then bedded down for the night within 2 hours of taking off which was quite weird as it was only approx 3 pm english time . We were still feeling quite human then but 10 hours later we were feeling just a tad tired and then it was Singapore ...
I'm not sure how many of you have been following our travels since we started them last year, but in November my eldest daughter, Samantha, got engaged to an Irish boy living in Queensland. So immediately, we factored in the need to meet the Kinsella family when we got to Ireland. It turned out to be really easy because we caught the ferry to Ireland from Fishguard in Wales to Rosslare, which is in County Wexford, which is the home county of Maurice’s family.
This has been the adventure of a lifetime. What a journey and what a blast! I've driven 40,691 kilometres (33,808 in Oz and 6,883 in NZ) over 436 days across two countries, stayed on 241 different campsites (203 in Oz and 38 in NZ), owned one gorgeous camper van and rented another, been on planes, buses, trams, trains, ferries and cable cars, broken two cameras, had three GPS (Bruce, Mick & Les), seen approximately 58 different ...