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The following links are of some sites that we found useful during our travels, or just downright amusing. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust – Nairobi, Kenya A great wildlife organisation committed to ensuring flora and fauna are around for generations

Posted in Our travels

Cows, Kings, & Dancing Bears


I want to see Dancing Bears before I die, cruel I know, probably not something the RSPCA would approve of, but these are the experiences that sooner or later will no longer be possible. Along comes a trip to India,

Posted in India 2005

The Sultan of Swing


Oman is only an hour flight from Dubai and we made the trek on a little twenty seat twin engine plane. We left Dubai early on Thursday morning where it had been cold and raining and it was expected to

Posted in Oman 2005

From the 48th Floor

Dune Bashing in the Dubai Desert

Aaahhhh, Retirement. My First day off after working fairly solidly for nearly three years at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). This year I cashed out nearly 25 days of annual leave so you can bet I was looking forward

Posted in From the 48th Floor

Sunshine & the Jungle Boy

Thailand 2004

My first trip overseas and still one of my favourite memories. Thailand was wonderful, yet very very different to what I expected and imagined. The flight from Melbourne to Bangkok was an omen of the troubles to come, after initially

Posted in Thailand 2004