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Name: Mike
Hometown: Birmingham, England, UK
Location: Ascot, England, UK
Join Date: November 11, 2012
Contributions: Bluenose has written about 217 places, shared 5,148 photos, left 1,128 comments, and smiled 1,727 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
Ibiza, Spain
Jun 29, 2017 – Jul 3, 2017
& Formentera
Sarawak, Malaysia
Jul 20, 2017 – Jul 24, 2017
Kuching and a side trip to see the Iban long houses
Sulawesi, Indonesia
Jul 24, 2017 – Jul 28, 2017
Tana Toraja & Makassar
» see all 20 future travel and dream destinations
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
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.
jendara says:
You are welcome my friend:)
Have a great weekend!!!
Posted on: Jun 22, 2017
starship1 says:
You're very welcome. I am in complete admiration of the number of countries you've been to. Will have a look at your latest blog soon!
Posted on: Jun 22, 2017
jendara says:
Congrats on your featured blog:)
Well done my friend!!!
Posted on: Jun 13, 2017
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Bluenose's Travel Blogs

Ethiopia, Somaliland and Djibouti.
May 01, 2017 – Jun 30, 2017
Travels around the Horn of Africa
Overview 8,212 words 10 0 18
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…
Overview 5,066 words 130 0 48
This blog was featured on Sunday June 11th, 2017
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…
Overview 5,651 words 156 10 91
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 "…
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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