World Trip 2005

Brief diary of our trip around Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and briefly North America

  • 298 days (21 Feb 2005 - 16 Dec 2005)
  • 50913 km (31636 miles)
  • 7 countries
  • 71 entries (5393 words)
  • 488 photos
  • 3.7 ratings (106 votes)
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Day Journal date: Country Place Title Distance Media Rating
1 Feb 21, 2005 12:15 United Kingdom London » And so it starts 0 km 1 (2 votes)
3 Feb 24, 2005 05:47 Thailand Bangkok » bangkok or bust 9544 km [*] (95) 2.4 (4 votes)
6 Feb 26, 2005 13:14 Thailand Chiang Mai » Chaing Mai 10129 km [*] (18) 2.4 (5 votes)
7 Feb 28, 2005 06:01 Thailand Samoeng » Trekking 10157 km [*] (25) 2 (1 votes)
8 Mar 01, 2005 11:17 Thailand Chiang Mai » After the trek! 10185 km [*] (17) 5 (11 votes)
11 Mar 04, 2005 12:01 Thailand Ko Chang » Ko Chang 11025 km [*] (20) 3 (2 votes)
16 Mar 08, 2005 17:56 Thailand Bangkok » Bangkok....back again! 11307 km [*] (2) 5 (2 votes)
18 Mar 10, 2005 13:05 Thailand Kanchanaburi » The Bridge over the River Kwai 11418 km [*] (3) 5 (2 votes)
20 Mar 12, 2005 14:00 Thailand Krabi » krabi and the crabs! 12085 km [*] (1) 5 (2 votes)
24 Mar 17, 2005 10:34 Thailand Krabi » Officially the best place so far! 12085 km [*] (7) 4.7 (7 votes)
29 Mar 22, 2005 11:27 Thailand Krabi » A fond farewell 12085 km [*] (6) 4.6 (10 votes)
30 Mar 23, 2005 10:41 Singapore Singapore » A brief encoutner of the first time 13017 km 5 (2 votes)
31 Mar 24, 2005 02:34 Australia Darwin » Darwin 16369 km [*] (1) 5 (2 votes)
33 Mar 26, 2005 01:54 Australia Katherine » Katherine 16641 km [*] (17) 5 (2 votes)
35 Mar 28, 2005 04:05 Australia Daly Waters » Daly Waters Pub 16872 km [*] (5) 5 (2 votes)
36 Mar 29, 2005 04:08 Australia Aileron » Just South of Tennant Creek 17585 km [*] (3) 1 (1 votes)
37 Mar 30, 2005 04:11 Australia Alice Springs » Alice, Alice, who the ..... is Alice! 17715 km [*] (8) 4 (1 votes)
38 Mar 31, 2005 04:14 Australia Uluru (Ayers Rock) » The Rock 18051 km [*] (16) 5 (2 votes)
40 Apr 02, 2005 04:22 Australia Alice Springs » Alice, the wander years 18387 km [*] (2) 4 (1 votes)
47 Apr 09, 2005 07:07 Australia Cairns » Cairns 19839 km [*] (23) 5 (2 votes)
53 Apr 15, 2005 12:33 Australia Mission Beach » Brief stop 19958 km [*] (4) 5 (2 votes)
55 Apr 17, 2005 09:15 Australia Magnetic Island » Magnetic island 20113 km [*] (13) 5 (2 votes)
60 Apr 22, 2005 09:18 Australia Airlie Beach » Sun, sand but still no sea! 20340 km 4.7 (1 votes)
60 Apr 22, 2005 11:29 Australia Whitsunday Group » Whitsundays 20381 km [*] (7) 1.3 (3 votes)
63 Apr 25, 2005 01:41 Australia Airlie Beach » Back from the Whistundays 20422 km [*] (8) 3 (1 votes)
65 Apr 27, 2005 02:28 Australia Bundaberg » The home of Oz finest drink! 21065 km [*] (1) 5 (2 votes)
66 Apr 28, 2005 12:54 Australia Bundaberg » Sandfly central 21065 km 5 (2 votes)
68 Apr 30, 2005 04:27 Australia Hervey Bay » Down the coast to hervey 21133 km [*] (8) 2 (1 votes)
72 May 04, 2005 08:49 Australia Fraser Island » Fraser 21164 km [*] (37) 3.2 (10 votes)
74 May 05, 2005 17:53 Australia Hervey Bay » After Fraser 21195 km [*] (3) 5 (2 votes)
74 May 06, 2005 04:46 Australia Noosa Heads » Noosa 21350 km [*] (11) 5 (2 votes)
77 May 09, 2005 12:24 Australia Brisbane » Brisi 21476 km [*] (3) 5 (2 votes)
80 May 12, 2005 08:54 Australia Surfers Paradise » Paradise?! 21546 km 5 (2 votes)
83 May 15, 2005 02:39 Australia Byron Bay » Sun, sea and surf! 21621 km [*] (1) 1.5 (2 votes)
89 May 21, 2005 08:42 Australia Sydney » Sydney 22247 km [*] (1) 4 (5 votes)
252 Oct 31, 2005 04:02 Australia Sydney » The road trip begins 22247 km [*] (8)
252 Oct 31, 2005 04:04 Australia Canberra » Canberra - Parliament 22488 km
253 Oct 31, 2005 13:00 Australia Melbourne » Melbourne 22962 km
253 Nov 01, 2005 03:25 Australia Melbourne » Melbourne Cup! 22962 km [*] (20)
254 Nov 02, 2005 09:51 Australia Torquay » The Great Ocean Road begins....and Shannons bday! 23043 km
257 Nov 05, 2005 00:31 Australia Sydney » Sydney - Shannons Bday! 23837 km [*] (1) 5 (1 votes)
263 Nov 11, 2005 00:33 Australia Sydney » Goodbye for the final time 23837 km [*] (3) 1 (1 votes)
264 Nov 11, 2005 22:05 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Christchurch » Finally another line on the map! 25976 km [*] (5)
267 Nov 15, 2005 03:10 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Queenstown » Bunjee land 26323 km
268 Nov 15, 2005 21:17 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Te Anau » On route.... 26420 km [*] (1)
268 Nov 15, 2005 23:28 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Milford Sound » More stunning scenery 26506 km [*] (18) 2.6 (2 votes)
268 Nov 16, 2005 04:31 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Te Anau » and back again..... 26592 km [*] (1)
268 Nov 16, 2005 07:35 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Queenstown » one more night 26689 km
269 Nov 17, 2005 06:38 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Franz Josef » Catch up time 26899 km [*] (4)
270 Nov 18, 2005 08:26 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Motueka » Long day in the car.. 27246 km
271 Nov 19, 2005 06:28 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Abel Tasman National Park » Our adventure 27606 km [*] (22)
273 Nov 21, 2005 00:50 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Rabbit Island » Not many rabbits..... 28030 km
273 Nov 21, 2005 05:52 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Nelson City » killing time... 28095 km
274 Nov 21, 2005 16:30 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Picton » Leaving the South, and into the North 28157 km [*] (3)
274 Nov 22, 2005 05:47 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Wellington » The North Island and on.... 28225 km [*] (8)
275 Nov 23, 2005 11:59 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Napier City » Art deco capital of the world....other than Miami 28497 km [*] (2) 3 (1 votes)
277 Nov 24, 2005 22:25 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Taupo » The best one day trek in New Zealand.. 28612 km [*] (10)
278 Nov 26, 2005 04:44 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Thames » With all due respect..... 28792 km [*] (2)
279 Nov 26, 2005 23:10 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Rotorua » A brief stop 28899 km
279 Nov 26, 2005 23:42 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland » City of the Sails 29068 km [*] (5)
281 Nov 28, 2005 19:28 New Zealand (Aotearoa) Auckland Harbour » Another one bites the dust... 29076 km 5 (1 votes)
281 Nov 28, 2005 22:32 Fiji Nadi » Onto another country 31210 km [*] (4) 5 (1 votes)
284 Dec 01, 2005 22:22 Fiji Naviti Island » Korovou 31289 km 2.2 (2 votes)
289 Dec 06, 2005 20:27 United States Los Angeles » Coming to America! 40180 km
290 Dec 07, 2005 20:28 United States San Francisco » Friends in a foriegn land! 40740 km [*] (4)
292 Dec 09, 2005 22:12 United States San Francisco » oh what a night...what a place!! 40740 km 3 (1 votes)
294 Dec 12, 2005 10:41 United States Los Angeles » Brief stop 41300 km
294 Dec 12, 2005 10:42 United States New York » The Big Apple! 45241 km 1 (1 votes)
296 Dec 13, 2005 22:42 United States New York » Nu yoik, Nu yoik 45241 km
299 Dec 16, 2005 17:41 United Kingdom Heathrow » Finally home.... 50798 km
299 Dec 16, 2005 17:56 United Kingdom Rugby » Home sweet home 50913 km [*] (1)