Taking the long way home

Despite only only being qualified to treat the pregnant, under 18 or insane I decide to test out my newly acquired medical skills in the field...

  • 342 days (25 Jul 2004 - 02 Jul 2005)
  • 44726 km (27791 miles)
  • 11 countries
  • 89 entries (50756 words)
  • 2036 photos
  • 3.9 ratings (2324 votes)
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Day Journal date: Country Place Title Distance Media Rating
1 Jul 25, 2004 15:21 United Kingdom Nottingham » Adieu my friends 0 km [*] (1) 4 (378 votes)
1 Jul 26, 2004 08:26 Australia Brisbane » The longest flight ever! 16494 km [*] (14) 3.3 (3 votes)
3 Jul 28, 2004 02:24 Vanuatu Vila » First impressions of Vanuatu 18403 km [*] (57) 3.7 (23 votes)
4 Jul 28, 2004 23:44 Vanuatu Vila » Preparation for the project 18403 km 2.5 (2 votes)
5 Jul 30, 2004 00:01 Vanuatu Vila » We are sailing... 18403 km [*] (16) 2.5 (2 votes)
6 Jul 31, 2004 00:19 Vanuatu Banam Bay » Arrival at Banam Bay 18571 km [*] (148) 3 (35 votes)
7 Aug 01, 2004 00:37 Vanuatu Banam Bay » Village welcome 18571 km 3 (4 votes)
8 Aug 02, 2004 00:54 Vanuatu Banam Bay » Work begins! 18571 km 2.3 (3 votes)
9 Aug 03, 2004 01:19 Vanuatu Banam Bay » First teaching session 18571 km 3 (2 votes)
10 Aug 04, 2004 06:26 Vanuatu Banam Bay » Jo finds an insect that's attracted to her at last 18571 km 3 (2 votes)
11 Aug 05, 2004 06:29 Vanuatu Banam Bay » Doctors at last 18571 km 3 (2 votes)
12 Aug 06, 2004 06:29 Vanuatu Banam Bay » Palliative care in the village 18571 km 3 (2 votes)
13 Aug 07, 2004 06:30 Vanuatu Banam Bay » To the garden! 18571 km 1 (1 votes)
14 Aug 08, 2004 06:32 Vanuatu Banam Bay » Yummy food! 18571 km 1 (1 votes)
15 Aug 09, 2004 06:33 Vanuatu Banam Bay » The very long day 18571 km 1 (1 votes)
16 Aug 10, 2004 06:34 Vanuatu Banam Bay » The teaching continues 18571 km 2.2 (5 votes)
17 Aug 11, 2004 06:35 Vanuatu Banam Bay » Yet more walking 18571 km 1 (2 votes)
18 Aug 12, 2004 06:36 Vanuatu Banam Bay » The rainy season arrives 18571 km 1 (1 votes)
19 Aug 13, 2004 06:38 Vanuatu Banam Bay » A real Friday 13th 18571 km 1 (1 votes)
20 Aug 14, 2004 06:38 Vanuatu Banam Bay » The intruder 18571 km 1 (1 votes)
23 Aug 17, 2004 05:09 Vanuatu Banam Bay » Final days in Banam Bay 18571 km 1 (1 votes)
24 Aug 18, 2004 05:24 Vanuatu Norsup » From doctor to patient 18621 km [*] (23) 1.5 (2 votes)
32 Aug 26, 2004 05:52 Vanuatu Vila » Lasting impressions of Vanuatu 18832 km 5 (1 votes)
38 Sep 01, 2004 00:15 Fiji Sigatoka » Kava culture 19850 km [*] (22) 3.1 (16 votes)
58 Sep 20, 2004 23:19 Samoa Apia » Apia 21049 km [*] (419) 4.5 (33 votes)
91 Oct 24, 2004 08:10 Australia Brisbane » DownUnder again 25005 km [*] (41) 2.2 (4 votes)
99 Nov 01, 2004 06:11 Australia Brisbane » Adjusting slowly... 25005 km 4 (378 votes)
102 Nov 04, 2004 07:32 Australia Brisbane » Beware the energy rays! 25005 km 2.3 (9 votes)
103 Nov 05, 2004 04:57 Australia Murwillumbah » The place whose name we can't pronounce 25104 km [*] (11) 4.1 (6 votes)
106 Nov 08, 2004 05:59 Australia Fraser Island » Sand, sand, and more sand 25501 km [*] (97) 3.8 (32 votes)
115 Nov 16, 2004 15:26 Australia Whitsunday Islands » Pirates of the Whitsundays 26147 km [*] (102) 4.3 (9 votes)
118 Nov 19, 2004 16:29 Australia Sydney » Patrick arrives! 27637 km [*] (57) 1.2 (22 votes)
121 Nov 23, 2004 03:02 Australia Pokolbin » Cheeky little wines 27758 km [*] (13) 4 (378 votes)
123 Nov 25, 2004 03:19 Australia Katoomba » Lost in the woods 27894 km [*] (29) 4 (378 votes)
125 Nov 27, 2004 03:25 Australia Sydney » Little Amsterdam 27982 km [*] (31) 4.6 (10 votes)
126 Nov 28, 2004 00:28 Australia Katoomba » Norman Bates lives on! 28070 km [*] (7) 3.8 (5 votes)
132 Dec 04, 2004 00:29 Australia Hobart » The medical tourism continues 29129 km [*] (52) 4.7 (38 votes)
139 Dec 11, 2004 00:32 Australia Mole Creek » Living in the zoo 29300 km [*] (47) 1 (1 votes)
143 Dec 15, 2004 01:04 Australia Adelaide » Why take to the sky! 30303 km [*] (2) 5 (1 votes)
144 Dec 16, 2004 01:05 Australia Penneshaw » The ice-cream stealing Italian 30411 km [*] (49) 5 (1 votes)
147 Dec 19, 2004 00:35 Australia Melbourne » The nunnery 31080 km [*] (26) 2.7 (10 votes)
153 Dec 25, 2004 00:36 Australia Halls Gap » Christmas isn't the same at 35oC! 31308 km [*] (44) 3.5 (2 votes)
155 Dec 27, 2004 00:37 Australia Apollo Bay » From the lap of luxury to caravan number 1 31514 km [*] (14) 1.5 (2 votes)
160 Jan 01, 2005 00:38 Australia Gisborne » Picnic at Hanging Rock 31677 km [*] (35) 4 (378 votes)
164 Jan 05, 2005 00:39 Australia Melbourne » Alone again 31728 km [*] (10) 5 (1 votes)
167 Jan 08, 2005 02:09 Australia Alice Springs » Rock on 33621 km [*] (46) 4 (378 votes)
169 Jan 10, 2005 02:11 Australia Tennant Creek » No man's land 34074 km [*] (103) 3 (5 votes)
170 Jan 11, 2005 03:12 Australia Tennant Creek » KFC at 10,000ft 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
171 Jan 12, 2005 03:54 Australia Tennant Creek » Payback time 34074 km 1 (1 votes)
173 Jan 14, 2005 04:34 Australia Tennant Creek » Baby baby! 34074 km 1 (1 votes)
174 Jan 15, 2005 04:53 Australia Tennant Creek » Wooden pickets and iron poles 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
176 Jan 17, 2005 05:07 Australia Tennant Creek » One doctor and a medical student 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
178 Jan 19, 2005 05:37 Australia Tennant Creek » The curse of the dialysis unit 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
179 Jan 20, 2005 05:54 Australia Tennant Creek » Sorry business 34074 km 2 (1 votes)
180 Jan 21, 2005 06:13 Australia Tennant Creek » I am the weathergirl! 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
181 Jan 22, 2005 06:41 Australia Tennant Creek » Devil's Pebbles 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
183 Jan 24, 2005 11:45 Australia Tennant Creek » Discharge dreariness 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
184 Jan 25, 2005 12:01 Australia Tennant Creek » Arachnophobia 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
185 Jan 26, 2005 13:21 Australia Tennant Creek » Attack of the birds 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
189 Jan 30, 2005 12:30 Australia Tennant Creek » Blurry memories 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
191 Feb 01, 2005 12:19 Australia Tennant Creek » Suturing relaxation therapy 34074 km 4 (378 votes)
192 Feb 02, 2005 12:51 Australia Tennant Creek » Moving on 34074 km 5 (1 votes)
195 Feb 05, 2005 02:11 Australia Darwin » Rum Jungle 34951 km [*] (5) 2.6 (7 votes)
202 Feb 11, 2005 15:00 Timor-Leste Dili » A world away 35673 km [*] (247) 3.4 (8 votes)
205 Feb 14, 2005 14:46 Timor-Leste Dili » First do no harm 35673 km 3 (2 votes)
206 Feb 15, 2005 14:48 Timor-Leste Dili » Vampire ECG machines 35673 km 5 (2 votes)
207 Feb 16, 2005 14:51 Timor-Leste Dili » Mobile clinic at the orphanage 35673 km 1 (1 votes)
210 Feb 19, 2005 14:54 Timor-Leste Dili » Timorese party 35673 km 3.6 (5 votes)
213 Feb 22, 2005 14:57 Timor-Leste Dili » Hospital 35673 km 4 (378 votes)
214 Feb 23, 2005 14:59 Timor-Leste Dili » grgr 35673 km 5 (1 votes)
231 Mar 12, 2005 20:55 Singapore Singapore ffdv 38321 km 4 (378 votes)
234 Mar 15, 2005 21:02 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur » rfgtrhb 38639 km [*] (56) 4 (378 votes)
236 Mar 17, 2005 21:06 Malaysia Cameron Highlands » gb gfb 38789 km [*] (48) 4 (378 votes)
243 Mar 24, 2005 21:13 Malaysia Perhentian Islands » vggfbv 39003 km [*] (20) 5 (1 votes)
250 Mar 31, 2005 22:14 Malaysia Taman Negara fv 39142 km 2.7 (3 votes)
254 Apr 04, 2005 23:18 Thailand Mae Sot » bgf 40546 km [*] (18) 4.1 (17 votes)
271 Apr 21, 2005 23:53 Myanmar Myawady b n 40991 km 4 (378 votes)
289 May 09, 2005 23:26 Thailand Chiang Mai kj 41402 km 4 (378 votes)
293 May 13, 2005 23:33 Cambodia Siem Reap » Ancient Angkor 42198 km [*] (55) 4.9 (23 votes)
300 May 20, 2005 22:51 Cambodia Phnom Penh » Hot in the city 42432 km [*] (8) 4 (378 votes)
304 May 25, 2005 13:03 Cambodia Phnom Penh » It's not pissing down today sir! 42432 km 4 (378 votes)
306 May 27, 2005 05:57 Cambodia Phnom Penh » Beer drinking cows 42432 km 4 (378 votes)
308 May 28, 2005 20:57 Cambodia Phnom Penh S21 42432 km 4.3 (6 votes)
341 Jun 30, 2005 20:53 Cambodia Phnom Penh » Quiz mania 42432 km 1 (1 votes)
341 Jul 01, 2005 11:30 Thailand Chiang Dao » gbngfn 43511 km [*] (30) 3.8 (1 votes)
341 Jul 01, 2005 12:06 Thailand Mae Salong » hjnmhjm 43625 km [*] (14) 1 (1 votes)
341 Jul 01, 2005 12:07 Thailand Chiang Mai » mn, 43792 km [*] (7) 4.4 (2 votes)
341 Jul 01, 2005 12:14 Thailand Mae Sai » gfvb 43996 km [*] (12) 4.1 (16 votes)
343 Jul 02, 2005 16:14 Thailand Bangkok International Airport » Homecoming 44726 km 4.9 (11 votes)