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Name: Mike
Hometown: Birmingham, England, UK
Location: Ascot, England, UK
Website: www.sujatravel.com
Join Date: November 11, 2012
Contributions: Bluenose has written about 210 places, shared 5,007 photos, left 1,111 comments, and smiled 1,706 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
Guinea
Mar 24, 2017 – Mar 27, 2017
Conakry
Mongolia
Apr 12, 2017 – Apr 20, 2017
Ulan Bator & Ger Camp
Djibouti
May 21, 2017 – May 23, 2017
3 days in and around Djibouti city
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Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English.
Interests
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
Profile
I have a goal to visit all 193 UN member states + 2 observer states. I currently have been to 174 + 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 2 left of those to visit.
alyssa_ob says:
Hi Mike, I did make it home safely and all that. How about you? Did the strike make travel difficult?
Posted on: Feb 24, 2017
joseph98 says:
Thanks Mike! Yeah, I wanted to get it down nice and quickly whilst it was still fresh in my mind. Hope all is well with you? I can see from FB you've been doing quite a lot of travelling in recent weeks (no change there then!).
Posted on: Feb 21, 2017
Munawwar says:
Good luck for your upcoming trip to Antarctica, please give us all the detail as usual..
Posted on: Jan 31, 2017
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Bluenose's Travel Blogs

Angola - Luanda and Cabinda
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
Aug 06, 2016 – Aug 07, 2016
My attempt to drink a beer in each of the capital cities of the British Isles in 24 hours on the day of my birthday. …
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This blog was featured on Friday August 26th, 2016
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Bluenose's Travel Reviews

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
Situated on the coastal road close to the US Embassy is the Mamba Point Hotel. Hotels in Monrovi…
Ridiculously Expensive "Sights & Attractions" in Ascot, England, UK
One week a year in June is a famous horse racing event at Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire Englan…
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