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I am a wheelchair user and am unfortunately terminally ill. I want to see as much as possible in my life but can only do it in bursts of less than a week due to treatment. Trying to get advice on the best places to visit for short times to see the most. I'm a bit unsure about the wheelchair accessible places. I can walk but only short distances. I also can't go anywhere that needs vaccinations as that would interfere with the medication I am on. I have just got back from new York so that is off my list. Any advice would be appreciated :)
Maybe soon, we can cross the border on two wheels.
I am a science teacher in London but I would really like to travel alone this summer but not comfortable with the idea of doing that with no focus, so i'd like to teach-preferably Europe as would be first time abroad alone. Don't want to do tefl as have to pay. Tips on where to look for jobs/how to go about? Also it-be nice to part of a group but not essential. Really want to do something that would challenge me and this definitely would!
We're planning a trip around Europe for approx 2yrs`with our kids, age 6 & 2. We currently live in Ireland. The idea being, we'll stay in each place for 2mths(approx). Try to live like a local, and use 1 to 2 days a week to do tourist things. We plan on towing a caravan and using caravan parks or even farm stays as our home. Our interests are walks, cycling, nature, mountains, lakes, beaches. We will try to keep big tourist traps to a minimum.
Can you recommend anywhere, that you have been or heard about? Our itinerary will be very flexible as we travel.
Aunque sé que significa, no creo que la he oído muy a menudo. Pero, una colega me dice que se usa 'soler' muy a menudo por todos partes, más que nada, cuando se habla del pasado.
Hazme el favor de decirme de que país eres y si por allí lo usas mucho o por lo menos lo oyes mucho.
I use Hotmail as my main account and do not have an Outlook account as I am always on the move!!
I would like to keep about 500 messages sitting in a folder within my Hotmail account....and transfer them onto a memory stick or Cd? as I need to keep them longterm, but do not want to use up my Hotmail storage? Is it possible to export them out of Hotmail somehow
Now, obviously it is best to use left over mutton or hoggett but as I can't get that in Sydney (or lets face in London either) I have to use minced lamb to make one of the dishes of the Gods.
When making Shepherds Pie I sweat down an onion and a garlic clove and sometimes some celery, I then add and cook the lamb mince until just brown which I then strain through a colander to remove the fat. I then refrigerate both the lamb and the run off-once the run off has cooled the fat solidifies and is easy to remove, I then reduce the remaining meat juices, add some stock and return to the lamb. Separately I have sweated down some diced carrots, occasionally some par boiled swede too. This all gets added.
Herbs used are a bay leaf and some thyme (leaves only), Worcester sauce for a but more seasoning.
Naturally during this time I have boiled the potatoes in their skins, cooled them... more »
Long time reader, first time writer, and so forth :)
My boyfriend and I are planning a year-ish long RTW trip starting about a year from now, so April 2013. Here is my draft itinerary and (very draft) budget - the budget I'm writing out is per person. We're based in Toronto.
What are your thoughts - feasible? time-pressed? not enough $$?
Starting things off in Eastern Europe (Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, might stop by to visit family in Ukraine and a friend in Poland) - May to mid-July - about $4,000 CAD
Then, Moscow for a week, St. Petersburg for a week, and a trip on the Trans-Siberian (2 weeks with a couple short stopovers) - takes us into mid-August - $3,000 CAD
Make our way through China from Beijing south - two weeks - $1,500 CAD
Nepal - September - $2,000 CAD (doing the Annapurna trek, but sans guide and porter)
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So me and my boyfriend are going travelling in November and are currently saving every penny we have.
We're going for 6 months in total, (2 months Thailand, 2 months Australia, 2 weeks New Zealand and 6 weeks America,) and plan to take around £15,000 for the whole trip.
However, I'm now starting to worry that this may not be enough as lots of people are telling me how expensive Australia and America are, especially for hostel and hotel rooms. In Oz, we're hiring a campervan for half the journey which is being booked and paid for before we go so one thing we don't have to worry about.
It's highly likely I'm just worrying about nothing, but as its our first travelling trip would just like some advice from anyone who has been before.
Any info you can give would be excellent!
I know this topic was addressed a couple of times previously but they were all for non- Canadians. Does any one know if there are insurance companies out there that would cover laptop, camera etc for theft when Canadians travelling outside of Canada/US?
Hi everyone, I'm new here :0)
Im looking for a hiking buddy to join me later this year for a 5-7 day hike in the gorges du Verdon (have a look online... It's beautiful!!) I have not done much hiking, but am starting to as much as I can now to gt ready for this! :0) I haven't planned when or anything yet, want to find someone to go with then go from there :) cheers
Hi, have any of you been on a walking holiday? I mean, paid to go somewhere, including accommodation, guide, and some offer flights included? Are they worth it? I'm looking at going on one in the Pyrenees, I want to do some walking in France but I'm on my own and don't have much experience so dont want to go it alone! :0/
Iv been looking, it's quite expensive, around £1000 ish for 7 days guided trecking and accommodation.... Does anyone have any more info...? Thanks :D
How long does it take to recover? I broke my toe (4th from the right on my left foot) back in March, and then went trekking in Pokhara area (around 2 hrs a day) I didn't realize the toe was fractured! Now, after xray confirmed the toe is fractured, I have the toe in a splint. I live in a Gulf country, and I am getting conflicting advice from medical people on how to treat this...ranging from complete rest, to 'carry on your normal life' It's confusing!
How long does it normally take to be fixed and is it ok to use a bike to maintain fitness?
I've just got my Kobo, still prefer a paper book, but I like being able to get free books from epub, and the library - I am presently reading the Shardlake series by C J Sansom. But, it's driving me crazy not being able to read the last chapter when I want to. No doubt this is a bad habit, but it's my bad habit, and I'm happy with it.
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