Category Archives: Travel Specials

The Galapagos – Pt.4

The next day started at five in the morning. It’s funny because for the time I’ve been here, I always , like clockwork, woke up at 2-ish in the morning, and then drowsed in and out of sleep until about … Continue reading

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The Galapagos – Pt.3

Today was a tiring day. We woke up early and after a breakfast, we still had no idea what to do for the day. We knew we should visit Old Town, apparently the second most tourist-y place after the Teleferico. … Continue reading

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The Galapagos – Pt.2

The next day, me and my Travel Companion decided to get around Quito a bit more, we wanted to see what Quito was actually like. The first stop was the ‘Teleferico’, a cable car that went to the top (well, … Continue reading

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The Galapagos – Pt.1

The Galapagos. Where to start? I suppose the beginning will do. As I sit here, in the plane, three hours into my eleven hour flight, I wonder just what, or more specifically, how many amazing things I will see. I’ve … Continue reading

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Australia: Final Days 18 & 19:

As to be expected, the planes back to Ireland were exhausting, and now jetlag is still dominating my life, including symptoms such as huge fatigue at four in the afternoon, incredible energy and refusal to sleep at three in the … Continue reading

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Australia: Day 17:

Today was our last and final day in Australia. We packed the bags for good in the morning and went out to Darling Harbour again. This time for the Wildlife Center, right next to the Aquarium. The Wildlife Center is … Continue reading

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Australia: Day 16:

Today was such a splendid day that we should have reversed our plans, and gone to the mountains today and the Sydney Aquarium the day before. But it was too late, so we continued on to the aquarium. We parked … Continue reading

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Australia: Day 15:

We left the hotel and went to the Blue Mountains, quite some time away. When we left the road was foggy, and the sky was a dark grey. All the way to the border of the mountains it was foggy. … Continue reading

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Australia: Day 13 & 14:

We started the day by going back to the Big Banana. We got tickets for the tobogan (there were five of us, with two goes each), and we each got on a sled. The ride was exhilarating, so much so … Continue reading

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Australia: Day 12:

We had another big day trip today, so we left early. We went up north, following the coast to reach Byron Bay. On the way, we saw more pelicans, and also the Big Prawn. The Big Prawn is part of … Continue reading

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