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merietje007
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Name: Marie-Anne
Website: maryjayaroundtheworld.wordpre…
Join Date: August 18, 2008
Contributions: merietje007 has written about 57 places, shared 1,199 photos, left 465 comments, and smiled 252 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, showing people around my hometown
Travel Plans
Ireland
Sep 5, 2017 – Sep 10, 2017
Wedding!
Mexico
Oct 1, 2017 – Oct 31, 2017
I'm not entirely sure yet what dates in october, could be from the 6th until 2 weeks later, or could be end of october - beginning of november ...
Colombia
dream destination
» see all 47 future travel and dream destinations
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish
Interests
Books you might find in my backpack
Most Memorable Travel Experience
- marveling at the forces of nature at the Iguazu falls.
- seeing a baby panda of 1 day old in the Giant Panda Research Centre in Chengdu.
- Or maybe - just see panda's in general. I love panda's!
- hiking Tiger Leaping Gorge in Yunnan. Beautiful.
- Walking in the dark towards the sunrise below the Torres del Paine, Chile
- climbing the almost 1300 steps to What Kham Seua in Krabi at 7am, then sitting and staring at the Buddha for about an hour
- heli-rafting in Queenstown and not falling out of the boat
- watching the marvel of the 12 apostles on the Great Ocean Road
- getting up at 4am to see the sunrise at Mt. Bromo on Java
- snowboarding in the Remarkables
- typical station-life in New Zealand's South Island
- watching a whale in Kaikoura. Then later watching tons of whales in Antarctica and even later, getting close enough to tons of whales to almost touch them in Puerto Lopez, Ecuador.
- diving on the Great Barrier Reef
- spending a snow season in queenstown, NZ
- drinking banana shakes on Koh Phagnan
- sailing the Whitsundays
- going around Nusa Lembongan on a moped
- driving a quad bike on Koh Tao
- celebrating New Year's Eve below Sydney's Harbour Bridge
- exploring Frasier Island and conquering dingo's
- watching sunsets on Thailand's southern islands
- night swimming off Railay beach between fluorescent plankton
- doing a 15,000 ft skydive
- Swimming in the glacial lake below Mount Fitzroy in Argentina
- standing below the Petronas towers at night in Kuala Lumpur
- seeing the All Blacks vs. France in Eden Park, Auckland, NZ
- seeing tea plantations in the Cameron Highlands, Malaysia
- Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb
- ANTARCTICA!
Profile
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kasun_Aloka says:
Hello...
You are Welcome to Sri Lanka, hope to meet you..
Posted on: Sep 17, 2016
paull75 says:
Happy Birthday Marie-Anne!!!
And enjoy Italy!
Posted on: Aug 25, 2016
Kevin160 says:
Hi I am now in Sri lanka seeking travel buddy for joint travel around the srilanka
Posted on: Aug 21, 2016
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merietje007's Travel Blogs

Marie-Anne travels around the world - take two
Jan 26, 2014 – Mar 09, 2014
"One time is no time", as we say in Belgium, and so I decided leave again. On the program: Australia and South America! …
Overview 5,535 words 0 0 2
Dec 23, 2011 – Jan 21, 2014
Here we go again. Another year, another adventure. This one isn't a travel like the ones before. No, this one means that I am a…
Overview 33,438 words 98 20 72
This blog was featured on Sunday March 25th, 2012
Jun 02, 2011 – Sep 30, 2011
It took a few months, but here I am, ready to go back to New Zealand and see what happens.
Overview 7,924 words 84 17 85
This blog was featured on Sunday August 7th, 2011
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merietje007's Travel Reviews

Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Hamburg, Germany
In the middle of the Reeperbahn, where everything seems to happen. Close to public transportatio…
Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Chur, Switzerland
I stayed in this hostel for 5 nights, which seemed to be the longest of everyone there - I saw a…
Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Ghent, Belgium
I have lived in Ghent for 9 years, but only when returning for one night have I been to this pla…