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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
Jul 26, 2018 – Jul 30, 2018
Hawaii, USA
Sep 1, 2018 – Oct 31, 2018
No fixed date yet, but it's happening :).
dream destination
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Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish
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
don't dream it, live it
paull75 says:
Happy birthday again ;-)
Posted on: Aug 25, 2017
kasun_Aloka says:
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
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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 19 88
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…