Albuquerque, New Mexico – it’s all good man

“I did it for me. I liked it. I was good at it. And I was really — I was alive.”– Walter White (Breaking Bad) So we went to sleep drunk last night and did not wake up with a hangover so we’re feeling great about that. The mattress in the hotel was memory foam […]

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Durango, Colorado – Serenity

“I like the mountains because they make me feel small, they help me sort out what’s important in life” – Mike Obmascik Today marks our 6th day on Contiki and our 10th day in the USA. Still going strong and loving every minute. Today was a huge driving day. We woke up at 6 to […]

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Arizona & The Grand Canyon Day 2 – Picturesque

“In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful” – Alice Walker This morning we woke up at at 6am as we had to be ready and on the coach by 7:15 that was to depart to the nearby helipad for our helicopter […]

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Arizona & The Grand Canyon – Day 1 – Road Trip

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time, has not discovered the value of life” – Charles Darwin Today we entered the third state of our American adventure – Arizona. We spent a lot of time on the coach today. Our first stop on the drive was at a town called Kingman, Arizona. […]

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Las Vegas Day 2 – New Vegas

“Nobody controls me. I’m uncontrollable, the only one who can control me is me, and that’s just barely possible” – John Lennon Vegas could honestly not be any better. We can honestly say that the last 2 days/nights in Vegas have been some of the best of our entire lives. It has without a doubt […]

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Las Vegas Day 1 – Sin City

“There  was a madness in any direction, at any hour. You could strike sparks anywhere. There was a fantastic universal sense that whatever we were doing was right, that we were winning” – Hunter S Thompson (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas) Vegas – what a place! We woke up at 6am to get on […]

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Los Angeles Day 4 – Exploring

“Some nights I wish I could go back in life. Not to change shit, just to feel a couple things twice” – Childish Gambino Hi everyone! Today marked our 4th and final day in Los Angeles. The day started off with a great sleep last night (finally!). Ended up getting a solid 8 hours on […]

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Los Angeles Day 3 – Universal Studios

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey” – Babs Hoffman Last night’s sleep was yet again brief. We had anticipated this as we knew we had to wake up early to travel from Anaheim to Hollywood to arrive before 9. What we did not anticipate Ronnie waking up feeling like […]

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Los Angeles Day 2 – Disneyland

“I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained” – Walt Disney It was another enormous day. It started off with a real poor sleep as our bodies had not yet realised we are in America and felt the need to wake me us up at […]

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Los Angeles Day 1 – A long flight

“Air Travel is nature’s way of making you look like your passport photo” – Al Gore Wow, what a day! The day started off with our flight from SYD to AKL. This was a good flight, approximately 3 hours and completely smooth. Ronnie watched Star Wars: Rogue One for the first time, unreal film, really […]

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