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Music, mojitos and missiles!

Cuba is all that and more. It’s a developed country with an educated workforce with teachers, doctors and engineers, but the water is not safe to drink (even the locals buy bottled water).

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South Africa Videos

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In 2014, we spent three amazing months in South Africa. Part of the time we were working as volunteers on a number of different game reserves, and part of the time we were travelling with friends.

To read about our stay in South Africa click here. These are our videos, in no particular order, to help us remember those beautiful days:

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Europe Videos

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In the summer of 2014, we visited England and Italy to catch up with family and friends, and then spent a few days in Munich with old friends.

Read about our European experiences by clicking here.

Here’s some random videos from those times!

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USA Videos

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From November 2013, when we sold our house in San Jose, California, to April 2014, when we boarded a ship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to take us to England, we drove across the US, taking a southern route, and explored some interesting places. Continue reading USA Videos

PG Day 2015!

Yesterday was the 118th anniversary of PG Day, celebrating the establishment of the town of Punta Gorda, Belize. Punta Gorda is the southernmost town in the small central American country of Belize, close to the border with both Guatemala and Honduras. There are at least five distinct cultures who make their home here.

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FACES OF BELIZE

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A day in Punta Gorda

This is our fifth visit to Belize,

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FLYING IN OVER PUNTA GORDA

our third trip to Punta Gorda, and this time we’ll be staying for five weeks, diving with ReefCI and then renting an apartment and just hanging with the locals.  For our first few days here we’re staying at our favourite local inn, the Coral House Inn, before we head out to Tom Owens Caye with ReefCI. This morning when we got up, we saw that the pool palapa roof was being re-thatched. Pedro and the guys were working the traditional way, it was enthralling!

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New York, New York!

It’s a wonderful town! but honestly it’s SO flippin cold and wet, I don’t think we’ll be going ashore! And we have visited here before.

LAST VIEW OF SOUTHAMPTON FROM OUR BALCONY ON BOARD QUEEN ELIZABETH
LAST VIEW OF SOUTHAMPTON FROM OUR BALCONY ON BOARD QUEEN ELIZABETH

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“I’m going to Memphis, Memphis Tennessee…”

Well we went to Memphis last March, partly because it was on our route, and partly because I really wanted to see Beale Street and the home of the blues. We had just spent two glorious weeks in New Orleans, steeping ourselves in the live music venues of Frenchman Street, and I was really looking forward to something similar in Memphis. Continue reading “I’m going to Memphis, Memphis Tennessee…”