Life is what's happening while you're busy making other plans

15 janvier 2010

Day 1 in Argentina

I finally made it. I started making my way to the train station at noon on Wednesday in Belgium, and I arrived to my friends appartment in Buenos Aires on Friday at 2 pm local time (ie 6pm Belgian time). I am knackered, but its 32 degrees outside so... enough said!
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14 janvier 2010

Expensive last name

I should be writing this post from Argentina. However, we've already had to face our first travelling problems. Brussels - Buenos Aires should have consisted in taking a train to Paris, then a plane to Rome and then a plane to Buenos Aires. The train to Paris wasn't a problem. We were blissfully happy, clueless of what was about to happen. In Paris, the air traffic controlers were on strike, which meant that only 70% of flights were taking off. Our Paris-Rome was therefore cancelled. That didn't stress us much, since we had all... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2010

D - 7

This is it! In just 1 week, the trip begins! The plan is simple: 3 continents, 18 months. Itinerary- South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico (6 months)Australia (6 months)Asia : Philipines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Burma, Nepal and India (6 months) Budget – We’ve calculated that we’ll be spending approx. 25€ per day in South America and 15€ per day in Asia. We plan to not have any costs in Australia, as we hope to get the work&travel visa which... [Lire la suite]
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