I'm going to see the world

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  1. GumbyNoTalent

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    If your looking for remote/sparsley populated then may I suggest you consider Kamchatka Krai I hope to get there in the next 3 years, along with an extended stay in Alaska.
     
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    I might be able to see it Kamachatka if the weather is good while in Gambel on st lawrence

    All up this trip should be good... despite the terrible food, sickness, cold wet nights sleeping in shitty accommodation, chance of getting scammed, mugged or hurt. There are so many risks that can only be mitigated so far by operational awareness......

    Feel free to point and laugh.... I'm only really doing it because of a woman and a Robert Frost poem.
     
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    wow you suck

    two places i would love to travel to .

    Be very interested to hear your thoughts on ascension :)

    You obviously have all your medical insurance up to date :p
     
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    Two weeks to go.

    Still haven't packed all my shit and organized storage.

    An old work friend with a big shed has offered to house my bike and car.

    I'm still not in panic mode but I can feel my sphincter tightening.
     
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    Oh man..... Vegas fucking sucks.

    Not as much as the Delta Airlines website.
     
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    What's been your biggest disappointment in Vegas?
     
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    Just how false the place is.

    I went to one of the gun ranges and that was pretty good.... I was pretty effective with the Glock, mp5 and AK47.... I wont be joining a swat team any time soon.

    http://www.travelwasplanb.com/
     
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    Gun range? You haven't been to one until you've been to Cambodia :)

    But Vegas seems to be for a particular type of holiday, perhaps not this type of trip - when do you leave for your next spot?
     
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    San Francisco on Saturday 1st, looking forward to it.
     
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    I only spent 2 days in San Francisco but loved it!

    My tips.
    1) Be careful of dodgy taxi drivers at the airport. If you decide to use them, negotiate a price before departure and don't assume if there is two of you, the negotiated price is a shared price. They will try to hit each of you with the full amount.
    2) Alcatraz is a must see.
    3) Cycling across the golden gate was great. If you get tired (like I did) you can catch a ferry back to the other side of the bay rather than riding back across the bridge.
    4) The subway signage sucks, if you are using it, research it before you go and make sure you have some cash to buy a ticket.
     
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    Anchorage Alaska is my new fav place.

    Tomorrow I head north to Nome, its a real frontier town with hard drinking, hard fighting gold miners.
     
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    Hi everyone - Since leaving Anchorage Alaska (via Nome and Fairbabks) I've been in Seattle for 4 days and now I'm in Albuquerque New Mexico.

    Today I visited Los Alamos and tomorrow I'm going to do the silly tourist thing and visit Roswell.

    Driving on American roads isn't as bad as I thought it was going to be but its beautiful country down here in the desert mesas.

    In 3 days I fly to Atlanta and then I need to get down to Miami for a flight to Jamaica.

    Also - shit is expensive yo.
     
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    Sounds great! How are you going financially, everything tracking as intended?
     
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    HA!

    Not really... but if I start to get low I'm just going to sit somewhere cheap for a month.

    I've spent over a 1k a week in the US with all the airfares.... but its just money.

    I'm on full salary until the first payday in April but yes I need to get our of the US.
     
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    Hi everyone - Jamaica is awesome, you should all come here. Humid and warm but their Redstripe beer is good and cheap.
     
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    Jamaica wha? Aren't you in Seattle at the moment?
     
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    Man sounds amazing!
     
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    I hope you head over to Cuba, Mexico, Guatemala and Beliza while you are in that neighbourhood.
     
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    Seriously, don't come to Montego Bay unless you intend on staying in a resort.


    Nope, I'm just behind as hell on the blog. I need to finish seattle, new mexico and atlanta

    Can't go to Cuba but I'm hitting Mexico from the 8th December and then starting to really make my way south towards Patagonia
     
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    Tell me about Jamaican food I need to drool.
     

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