The Much Anticipated Trip Of LJG 2012 travel blog

The Much Anticipated Trip Of LJG 2012

 
Welcome to our blog. This trip came about by serendipity. It all began in 2010 when Lauren and I had planned to go on our first overseas trip ( such amateurs it was going to be a P & O Cruise! ) Lo & behold even though it had been planned & paid for months in advance P & O contacted us the day before departure to advise cancellation - I know the day before !!!
After a few tears shed by myself we decided we were not going to let our annual leave pass without taking off on an adventure somewhere - anywhere !! We decided on Thailand for no reason apart from the fact we had heard lots of fellow Aussies had been there & loved it & it was cheap. We walked (or stormed into Flight Centre Parramatta) on a Monday & took off for our Koh Samui adventure on Wednesday. It was a brief 8 day affair however we both fell in love. This was September 2010. We both arrived home eager to plan our next trip & this time we took off for a little longer. 2 months in total spending time in The Philippines, Thailand, (Phuket this time) & Bali in May & June of 2011. The romance continued to blossom & now here we are July 2012 - Jan 2013). Our destination for this holiday was always meant to be: Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Nepal, India, Mongolia & China, however things took a different turn when a dear friend (Ann Kalpage) returned from a break in South America with pictures & stories to entice us. Ann being great at what she does planted the seed & left the rest to us. What sprouted next was a new itinerary and now here we are ready to conquer: The mighty Inca Trail in Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil (Including the Amazon!), Thailand (Chang Mai), Cambodia, Laos & finish up in Bali.

I hope you will enjoy reading of our adventures. May it whet your appetite to go out & experience more of what this amazing world has to offer.

As a wise man once said, when you are your death bed you will not look back on your life & wish you spent more time at the office, you will only have your memories to take with you. I hope to have an abundance of memories.

Lauren & Judy (LJG)
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