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So, here I am on the 213th day of my trip. My flight home is at 11:45 local time tonight and brings down the curtain to an amazing 7 months away from home.

I am incredibly excited about my return - to see my parents, my friends, my dog Toastie - even my sister. I am also slightly anxious that my friends will have changed during their first year at university in some subtle and unexplainable way that will, temporarily at least, alter the connection between us. Everyone tells me that nothing changes back home, but that cannot be true. Time will tell.

In an attempt to form a suitable conclusion to my blog I have created a simple awards list. The winners are:

Favourite countries: Guatemala, Peru and Namibia

Most stunning scenery: Patagonia (Chile)

Best Beaches: Zanzibar

Best sunrise: Journey to Ayers rock (Australia)

Best sunset: On 'El Misti' 4500m above sea level (Peru)

Most interesting museum: Auckland War Memorial Museum (New Zealand)

Best restaurant: Carnivore (Kenya)

Best ice creams: Santiago and Valpraiso (Chile)

Worst buses: Nicaragua

Dirtiest toilets: Bolivia

Dodgiest capital cities: Guatemala City and Tegucigalpa (Honduras)

Worst boat journey: From Honduras to Utila

Worst roads: Zambia

In addition to Bolivia's toilets, there are several other aspects of travelling that I won't miss:

Border crossings

Long bus journeys

In Latin Amercia struggling to express my frustration at the lack of cooperation from the locals

Tiny toilet cubicles and non existent toilet paper...and if there is toilet paper not being able to throw it down the toilet!

Uneven pavements which have left me cut and bruised

Having to collect and carry plastic bags for dirty washing/shoes

Needing to be constantly vigilant against scams

Having the police called (on 3 separate occasions) due to my 'behaviour' (refusing to be bullied into a scam)

Arriving in England at 6:20 tomorrow morning, I will have travelled over 60,000km through 19 countries across the globe. Thank you to everyone who has followed my journey. It should be remembered that some of the best stories from my trip have not been included on the blog due to reasons of personal censorship. I look forward to hearing everyone's news back home and to sharing some stories of my own.

Posted by chris89 07:03 Archived in Kenya

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Dearest One,

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a).BUILDING A HOUSE FOR LORD.
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c).TRAINING CENTER FOR THE DEAF AND DUMB.

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by mrsd46

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