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Coming Home

It says a lot about the pace of ‘normal’ life when you consider that it has taken us almost a year to write the remaining two posts in the blog. We can now go forth and get it printed! The … Continue reading

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Hong Kong to UK

Hong Kong – the final destination before we returned to Blighty. We spent much of our time in Hong Kong at height, simply appreciating the views of the impressive city below. A highlight of our stay was a Wednesday evening … Continue reading

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Japan to Philippines – Night Imposters, Cockfights and Terror Buses.

We were disappointed not to be able to get a Russian visa. The plan had been to travel North to Vladivostok from where we would take the Trans Siberian Express to Moscow and then catch a cheap flight back to … Continue reading

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South Korea to Japan or Busan to Osaka.

**STOP PRESS Mako gave birth to a baby girl this morning – congratulations the Harper’s!!** We had to accept defeat in our quest to be secure a Russian visa. The Trans-Siberian dream was put on hold for a later adventure. … Continue reading

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Storage

We don’t have much to store and what we do have isn’t very valuable. The valuable stuff that we do own will go to friends and family for the ten or so months that we are away. We have therefore, … Continue reading

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Buying a Round the World Flight

We did lots of research before buying our flights. It quickly became apparent that broadly speaking, ¬†there is a choice to be made between buying an “off the shelf” round the world¬†flight from a travel agent such as STA or … Continue reading

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