The Ramblings Of A Pessimistic Arsenal Fan

Travelling

I Mentioned It Once – But I Think I Got Away With It

I Mentioned It Once – But I Think I Got Away With It

A weekend in Berlin for my birthday, featuring far too many references to Hitler, the Nazis and the war.

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Marinated Crab Cramps

Marinated Crab Cramps

A few days of respite from the heat up in the mountains of Boquete are followed by a few days in Bocas del Toro where we meet some fantastic people and learn some interesting Spanish phrases.

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Happy Children, Terrifying Boats And Fawlty Towers

Happy Children, Terrifying Boats And Fawlty Towers

A visit to the local village on the San Blas islands turns out to be surprisingly good. Then we travelled to Pedasi where I am forced to endure the most frightening boat trip of my life before moving on to a hotel run by an insane French woman on Boca Chica.

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Big Ships And Hairy Landings

Big Ships And Hairy Landings

A memorable trip to see the Panama Canal is the highlight of a few days in Panama City. We then squash into a tiny piece of flying metal for a hair-raising flight to the San Blas Islands.

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How Time Flies

How Time Flies

After 7 months of travelling, we are on our way home. How to sum it all up? No idea, but I give it a good go.

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And The Winner Is …

And The Winner Is …

Our last week is spent on the Caribbean island of Caye Caulker and features booze, beauty pageants and football. Superb.

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Rushing Around Guatemala

Rushing Around Guatemala

A few more painful bus journeys as we fling around Guatemala in record time so that we can cram in a visit to Semuc Champey as well as Tikal before we head for the last leg and a stay on the island of Caye Caulker in Belize.

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Anniversaries And Football

Anniversaries And Football

The World Cup begins – but I have barely watched any of it. It’s not all that bad though as we are still on Roatan, soaking up the sun. Then its off to Guatemala where we encounter a man more suited to Brixton and stay in a remote finca in the jungle.

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Roasting Roatan Means No Tan

Roasting Roatan Means No Tan

A visit to the amazingly well preserved ruins at Copan, a long bus journey and the start of a few days relaxing on the beach on the island of Roatan.

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Mother Nature Alters Our Route

Mother Nature Alters Our Route

The erupting volcano near Antigua forces us to travel through El Salvador to Honduras.

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