Author: Pepe

July 7, 2006

With the impending end waltzing closer and the steady cadence of time suddenly stimulated, the final portion of our trip comprised of the most prestigious, venerable and exuberant city’s in North America and therefore, the world. Unfortunately, Toronto, which inaugurated this segment was disappointing, obfuscating and ugly. Maybe it was because the title of the largest city in Canada bestowed an unprecedented expectation upon it. Perhaps it is a city whose rudimentary wantonness is exposed only to those who diurnally reside there as opposed to tourists who merely visit it. Nevertheless Toronto was bereft of a palatable lure that would…

May 28, 2006

Jet-lag defies all rational forms of comprehension: We departed Fiji at 22:00 on the 20th April. After a fourteen hour flight we arrived in Vancouver at 19:00 on the same day. As a result of the abating time difference the first five days in Canada were primarily spent moping around, tired, lethargic and wanting sleep. Nevertheless, during this transitional period we managed to explore the venerated metropolis, visiting its eclectic array of markets, districts and suburbs. Vancouver’s street scape exuded the consummate North American aura whilst remaining distinctly Canadian. For such a pivotal and prestigious city it was relatively tranquil…

April 22, 2006
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January 20, 2006

Following our succinct flight from Singapore to Perth and several obtrusive quips by the airport staff pertaining our exposure to bucolic animals in Asia, we arrived at the ‘Comfort Hostel’. Such two words juxtaposed together would normally be inferred as an oxymoron, but to our elated delight, for budget accomodation, the Comfort Hostel was clean, warm, efficient, equipped, homely, hospitable, fun, affable, vivacious and…comfortable! There, we met the vacuous Martin Drue from Exeter – a recovering drug addict who decided to tour the gaping coasts and ruddy inlands of Australia with the intention of overcoming his tumultuous past. Now, seven…