Things We're Learning Along the Way

Trip Start Nov 29, 2010
Trip End Dec 01, 2011

Loading Map
Map your own trip!
Map Options
Show trip route
Hide lines

Flag of Canada  , Alberta,
Thursday, December 1, 2011

- Tarantula tastes like dirt
- You are almost certain to lose money crossing a border with Thailand
- Always have toilet paper with you
- Don't antagonize scavenger monkeys that surround you looking for food; especially not the larger male of the pack
- We are very good at getting lost
- Asian people really love their car horns
- We are not big fans of Indian food...especially when it shows up with dried anchovies on top!
- Beef really is better in Alberta
- Listen when people tell you to wear lots of mosquito spray!
- There are traffic circles at almost every corner in Australia
- Southern Australia is covered with wineries!...too bad we don't really like wine
- People don't have basements on this side of the world! (Even Australia and New Zealand, which we found odd since it gets so hot and basements keep cool)
- There really are THAT many people in Hong Kong; the foot traffic is more congested than vehicle traffic
- There is very little english in mainland China
- Small children wear assless pants in China
- When a chinese person asks you for a picture they don't want you to TAKE the picture they want you to BE IN the picture....and that this happens a LOT in China
- There is a major deficiency of grass in Asia...and it makes us miss our big yards back home
- Real Chinese food is actually very bland
- England, Scotland, and Ireland weather really is crap
- There are way too many people in this world that call very large hills mountains...they need to go see some REAL mountains!
- Yup, the Irish really love their pubs; there were at least four even in every small town and all right across the street from eachother
- Not seeing familiar faces for an extended period of time and not having a home for so long is HARD
- We don't have real cheese in Canada, it's actually all plastic...come to europe for real cheese.
- We're getting to learn to like wine
- Beer and Sprite is very tasty
Report as Spam

Use this image in your site

Copy and paste this html: