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Name: Mike
Hometown: Birmingham, England, UK
Location: Ascot, England, UK
Join Date: November 11, 2012
Contributions: Bluenose has written about 218 places, shared 5,514 photos, left 1,141 comments, and smiled 1,759 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs, just browsing!
Travel Plans
Burkina Faso
Oct 29, 2017 – Nov 1, 2017
Ouagadougou and overland into Mali.
Nov 1, 2017 – Nov 6, 2017
Djenne, Mopti, Dogon Country and Bamako
Nov 6, 2017 – Nov 9, 2017
Niamey and W park
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Countries I've Traveled To
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Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
* USA coast to coast by Greyhound bus (twice)
* LA to Cartagena, Colombia overland.
* Cape Town to Nairobi overland.
* Cairo to London overland.
* Trekking to see the Mountain Gorillas in Zaire
* Zambezi white water rafting and flying over Victoria Falls by microlight.
* Visiting Angel Falls, Iguassu Falls, Kaietuer Falls and Niagara Falls
* 7 day adventure cruise of The Galapagos Islands
* Climbing The Sydney Harbour Bridge
* Bungy jumping in New Zealand
* Sightseeing flight to Mt Everest
* Crossing the Sahara, Banjul to Ceuta by public transport.
* Visiting all 7 wonders of the World.
* Flying on Concorde JFK to LHR.
* Going to 5 Football World Cup Final tournaments & 4 Euro Championships
* Going to 5 Rugby World Cup Final tournaments
* A week in North Korea
I have a goal to visit all 193 UN member states + 2 observer states. I currently have been to 180 + 2 and hope to visit 10 more each year.
I also want to visit 9 other self declared nations that have limited recognition. (Taiwan, Kosovo, Abkhazia, N Karabakh, N Cyprus, Western Sahara, Transdnistra, Somaliland & South Ossetia) Just South Ossetia left to visit.
itravel1 says:
Thanks again for all the smiles Mike!
Posted on: Oct 15, 2017
itravel1 says:
Thanks for the smiles Mike! Enjoy your travels, my friend!
Posted on: Sep 25, 2017
skippyed says:
Don't see your Antarctica blog anywhere Mr K ;-)
Posted on: Jul 27, 2017
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Bluenose's Travel Blogs

May 19, 2017 – Jun 03, 2017
Travels around the Horn of Africa
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Dec 05, 2016 – Dec 10, 2016
Travelling around Luanda and a few attractions in the immediate vicinity. Plus a day trip to the Angolan enclave of Cabinda san…
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Oct 27, 2016 – Nov 05, 2016
Cricket, boats and a train. A tour of Dhaka and then departing South by Rocket Steamer to The Sundabans National Park before he…
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This blog was featured on Saturday January 7th, 2017
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Bluenose's Travel Reviews

Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Lalibela, Ethiopia
I overheard a conversation by one tourist to another whilst I was boarding my flight about a "we…
Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Nadi, Fiji
I arrived here by free shuttle bus without any prior research and expecting a dorm bed in a back…
Ridiculously Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Monrovia, Liberia
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