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December 24th, 2011 · No Comments

We are now in hour 49 of travel with another 5 to go. Accounting for the time change we will be a total of 48 hours of travel until we reach our first destination. At the moment we are on the flight from Johannesburg to Maun in northern Botswana. Maun is known as the gateway […]

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Tags: Botswana · Botswana · Travel

Botswana – the planning

December 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Our next adventure is rapidly approaching.  $600 at the travel doctor with the latest shot, Dukoral and malaria pills later – and all the planning finally in place, all we need to do is pack and count the sleeps.  We are heading on safari to Botswana, Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwe side, and a little […]

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Tags: Botswana · Botswana · South Africa · Travel · Uncategorized · Zimbabwe

Hong Kong & The Phillipines Galleries

December 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Sharon and I traveled to Hong Kong and the Phillipines in November 2009. We spent 3 days in the Phillipines doing a bit of shopping and saw a few sites. We then flew to Manila where we stayed with some friends, doing lots of shopping drinking and touring. Thanks for Neil and Avon for having us and […]

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Tags: Photos · Travel · Uncategorized

Calgary Stampede Galleries

July 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Sharon and I were invited by Karen Brookman to spend a few days at the Calgary Stampede with her and her family and friends. Needless to say, it was a blast. George, Karen’s father, is president and CEO of the Stampede in 2008 and we were given the red carpet treatment. We had great seats, foods […]

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Tags: Photos · Stampede · Travel

More Angkor Wat Photos

March 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’ve uploaded 3 new Angkor Wat related galleries: Lunch at the Butterfly Garden Restaurant in Siem Reap: {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=77495; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true;} Back in the afternoon for more of Angkor Wat. We visited the largest temple, Angkor Wat. Very impressive to say the least. {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=77537; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true;} The following day we did […]

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Tags: Angkor Wat · Cambodia · Photos · Siem Reap