Monthly Archives: October 2011

The final count – our trip in numbers

Back in June we blogged about some of the key statistics on our trip. At first we were quite surprised with some of the low numbers, especially the number of train trips . But  the numbers look very different now … Continue reading

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We’re home

By the miracle of modern travel we are now back in Birmingham, UK. Neither of us can quite believe it. Noah keeps saying ‘we’re home, we’re home’, reassuring himself that we are back and that the backpacks can finally take … Continue reading

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Quebec Museum Of Civilisation – the 70th on our trip

Reported by Noah – We have spent the last few days ( some of our last on our trip ) including the Thanksgiving holiday Couch Surfing in Quebec. Today we went to our 70th and last museum on our round the world … Continue reading

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Massive Montreal

definitely reported by Noah– With a population of over1.9 million people you can understand how it came to be Canada’s second largest city and North America’s seventh largest city. Montreal offers a wide variety of places to stay so we stayed … Continue reading

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Montreal’s Underground City

Reported by Noah – Today we spent time underground in Montreal’s Underground City. It is the largest underground complex in the world with over 20 miles of tunnels. The main shopping area is called the Eaton Centre. They created this … Continue reading

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Towering Toronto

Having left the glitz of Niagara we travelled a couple of hours east to Toronto, Ontario. Obviously no visit is complete without a visit to the CN Tower and Noah was most impressed to discover that for a long time … Continue reading

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