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Andy Jackson
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Andy Jackson
Fighting entropy since 1993
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The Big Trip 2003-2004 #

22nd Dec 2003 #

In Kaikoura on the way to Christchurch.

5th Dec 2003 #

Well, I’m in Wellington at the moment and settling down a bit. I’m working on getting my journal and photos together and onto the web, but it’s all rather slow without a proper computer of my very own. Links and news will appear here whenever I get things sorted!

Planning & General Info #

All sorts of information that may be of use to me while planning and while on the big trip.

  • TbtItinerary
  • TbtRoundTheWorldTickets
  • TbtNewZealandTips
    • TbtWorkingInNewZealand
    • TbtNewZealandAccomodation
  • TbtThingsToTake
  • TbtCostings
  • TheChristchurchPlan
  • The start of the end
    • NZ Southern Alps… Helihike?
    • Thailand Facts - lp
    • Cambodia Facts - lp
    • Malaria
      • http://www.traveldoctor.co.uk/asia.htm
        • Cambodia - malaria risk in all areas regimen 1 or 3, western provinces & border with Thailand, regimen 1 but mefloquine resistance present, no risk in Phnom Penh, regimen 5
        • China - malaria risk in Yunnan Province and Hainan Island, regimen 1 or 3, all other rural areas, regimen 4, main tourist areas - very little risk, avoid mosquito bites, regimen 5
        • Thailand - malaria risk in border areas with Cambodia, Laos & Myanmar and Koh Chang Island - regimen 1 but mefloquine resistance present. All other areas including Bangkok, Pattaya, Phuket, Chiang Mai & River Kwai Bridge, regimen 5
        • Vietnam - malaria risk in the whole country except major cities, the Red River delta area and the coastal plain north of Nha Trang
        • Laos - malaria risk in the whole country (regimen 1), except Vientiane (regimen 5)
      • http://www.traveldoctor.info/diseases/1.html

Random Related Links #

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Bronze networks* are all networks in countries not covered in Silver networks.

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