Mugged in Spain

My overseas travel experiences we’re pretty limited up until 2011, I went on a family trip in January 1996 with Mum, Dad, my brother and sister. We spent 2 weeks driving around New Zealand and some of you might be thinking “What? You went around twice?” We travelled from the Bay Of Islands at the … More Mugged in Spain

Bali Bound – Part 11 – The Debrief

As we sat around the hotel pool debriefing the day’s events I didn’t have to say anything, Ads said it all as he described his feeble attempts to surf. The words “pathetic”, “embarrassing”, “pitiful” and “deplorable” were bandied around. There’s nothing like honest self evaluation but this was scathing and if his appraisal was a … More Bali Bound – Part 11 – The Debrief

Bali Bound – Part 6 – Airport to our Accommodation

Bali Bound cont…. We’d touched down at Denpasar Airport, the whole process from checking-in at Melbourne Airport to heading to the Business Class Lounge and then the flight itself had been a blur. Initially at the airport I think the reason for this was being totally overwhelmed by the check-in process as I mentioned in … More Bali Bound – Part 6 – Airport to our Accommodation

Bali Bound – Part 5 – Jetstar Business Class Section

Bali Bound cont…. I showed my signed and framed Business Class ticket to the air hostess, she gave me a weird look and pointed to where I would be sitting. Wow, seat 2B. For once I didn’t have to walk through the Business Class section looking at everyone with a sense of resentment. I used … More Bali Bound – Part 5 – Jetstar Business Class Section

Bali Bound – Part 3 – Gaining Access to the Business Class Lounge

Bali Bound cont.… Now we’d gotten through the check-in process we had exactly 2 hours 46 minutes 14 seconds till our flight departed but who’s counting. It was time to get on the piss, the first bar I saw I said to Ads “Let’s go in here and get a beer” He said “What are … More Bali Bound – Part 3 – Gaining Access to the Business Class Lounge