2006 Christmas Letter

Best wishes for a wonderful Christmas.  May your dreams be fulfilled in theNew Year. We have had a very busy year in 2006. We returned from our around the world trip, then relocated our lives to Melbourne, found new jobs, made a baby, and to finish it off, did some work in Santa's workshop!  We hope …

Rob and Clare’s Around the World Trip 2005

Here is the daily diary entries for each country stopover of our trip around the world in 2005, in the order of travel. We started and finished in our home country of Australia, and visited 30 countries. Yee ha. The journey we took on our around the world trip in 2005 AustraliaCosta RicaNicaraguaHondurasGuatemalaBelizeMexicoUSAUKTurkey SpainEgyptFranceItalySloveniaHungaryAustriaPolandCzech RepublicAustria …

Stencil Art from the Mexican City of Oaxaca

We have been on a few trips to Mexico, the longest was four weeks that we spent travelling around in 2005. On the visit to the southern Mexican city of Oaxaca, we enjoyed a walk around town, and were captivated by the interesting architecture, and the quirky stencil art we found on the buildings. It …

Our Favorite Ancient Ruins

Our World Top-10 List: Ancient Ruins [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top ten based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels around the world, mostly from our trip in 2005. 1. Khajuraho, India The Khajuraho temples are famous for their erotic sculptures, but equally impressive is the …

Top Religious Experiences

Our World Top-10 List: Religious Experiences from around the world [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top ten based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels, mostly from our round the world trip in 2005. 1. Shroud of the Virgin Mary, Mexico City, Mexico 2. Tomb of St …

Our Favorite Travel Photos

World Top-10 List: Our favourite travel photographs from our trips around the world [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten favourite photos that we have taken during our travels, mainly from our trip around the world in 2005. We have seen so many churches in our travels and most photos struggle …

Top Weird and Wonderful Things

World Top-10 List: Top Weird and Wonderful Things from around the world [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top ten based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels, mostly from our year long trip around the world in 2005. When you first step outside your backyard, many things …

Our Favorite Hostels and Hotels

Our World Top 10 List: Favourite Accommodation [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten based list on what we have seen and experienced in our travels, mostly from our year long trip around the world in 2005.  We always look for good value accommodation options, so this list is mostly cheaper …