To bring a smile to my face :)
22.05.2011 - 02.06.2011 19 °C
I am finally back at home sweet home, and I am not suprised to see absolutely nothing has changed on the old reliable Isle of Man.
This page is just for me really, everytime I feel a bit miserable I am going to look at this page and remember how much every one of these things made me smile
I thought it'd be good to make a list of all the things that stick out in my memory from each country, even though there are at least 1000 other moments that made me smile....
South Africa - Table Mountain & Robben Island in Cape Town, visiting a game park and learning how to throw a proper BBQ in Port Elizabeth
Australia - Feeding kangaroos in Caversham, picnicing on Rottnest Island, kayaking the underground tunnels at Freemantle Prison, Camel trekking in Kalamunda, sailing to Bruny Island in Tasmania, climbing Sydney harbour bridge, swimming at the beach with the whitest sand in the world, visiting the blue mountains
Costa Rica - Swimming in the hot springs at La Fortuna, failed attempts at seeing Volcan Poas and Volcan Arenal, touring the rainforest in the dark in Monteverde
Nicaragua - Surfing in San Juan Del Sur, partying and spending most of the day lying on the floor of San Juan Del Sur, cool springs on Isla De Ometepe, making chocolate in Granada, ashboarding in Leon, seeing the most beautiful church i've ever seen in Selva Negra
Honduras - Partying way too much and getting stuck on the bay islands, visiting treetanic and beach party in Utila, Mayan ruins at Copan
Guatemala - Touring Mayan ruins in the jungle in Tikal, paragliding over Lago De Atitilan (And spending 3 hours travelling in the back of a pick up to get there!), befriending 2 kids in Quetzeltenengo and trying to teach them some new english words
Mexico - Visiting hundreds of markets in San Cristobal, driving golf carts in Isla Mujures, sleeping on the beach in Tulum, watching the sun rise from my SUITE in Cancun!
Cuba - Drinking rum on the malecon with the people of Havana, dancing in a cave in Trinidad, Salsa in the central square
All in all quite a bit to make me smile and some memories I will keep for a long, long time.
Also some phrases that won't mean anything to anyone other than the people who said them BUT they still have me howling with laughter every time I think about them...
Diez y media tengo sombrero
Police say the backpackers could not be identified due to the number of geckos covering the bodies
Los chuckles hermanos
There's a grasshopper.... But where's the f**king grass???
It's time to collect the revenue from your snow leopard
Would you eat dog food? yeah. Would you eat a coconut? No way man, have you seen what those things look like??
It's not a bird, it's not a plane. It must be Dave who's on the train.
Do I look like a whale shark?
Touch me not spongee
No that's where HER house is...
So do you shoot many people then?
I left my hat... on a chicken bus
I think he might be trying to say something.... In spanish??