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Goin' solo...nothing like it! (A trip report collection)

Goin' solo...nothing like it! (A trip report collection)

Aug 16th, 2008, 04:17 AM
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Here is another (almost complete as of today) from a January 2008 trip to Bangkok, Laos, Vietnam; I did have a guide for a few places:





http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...7&tid=35112908

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Sep 30th, 2008, 09:11 PM
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Finally finished my solo trip report to Rome and Florence, May 2008.

http://www.fodors.com/forums/pgMessa...reen_name=mebe

~Mebe

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Nov 11th, 2008, 09:32 AM
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London with a daytrip to Oxford, Nov 2008:
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=35165950
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Jan 7th, 2009, 07:05 AM
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A wonderful week in Lisbon in November 2008: http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...2&tid=35174288
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Feb 1st, 2009, 03:40 PM
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Just completed, January 2009

Hiking in Torres del Paine, Chile
http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...6&tid=35176582

Peru, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, and Lima

http://www.fodors.com/forums/threads...6&tid=35179840
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May 5th, 2009, 02:00 PM
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Almost done re-adjusting to Eastern time zone

April 17-26, 2009 .. Trains, planes, and libraries: solo trip, open-jaw EDI/LHR

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...jaw-edilhr.cfm
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May 5th, 2009, 02:10 PM
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Just realized I never posted the link to my Morocco TR. Part of it I was on an Intrepid tour, but Rabat at the beginning and Essaouira and Marrakech at the end were solo.

http://www.fodors.com/community/afri...-medley.cfm?91
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Jul 28th, 2009, 05:46 PM
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Solo, but in a group: is that a bit of a contradiction in terms? Anyway, here's South Africa, July 2009:
http://www.fodors.com/community/afri...a-sunshine.cfm
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Aug 14th, 2009, 06:01 AM
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Thank you for starting this list, and thank you to everyone for contributing.

I'm a bum and never did a trip report for my UK and Ireland trip.
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Aug 14th, 2009, 08:25 AM
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Since someone just topped this, I though I'd mention that I'll be blogging my next trip - solo to Georgia, Armenia, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Istanbul. I won't be leaving until Sept. 10th, but I'm also blogging about the preparations. If anyone's interested it's at mytimetotravel.wordpress.com .
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Aug 14th, 2009, 11:09 AM
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Absolutely anything I can do to encouragae/inspire one 'n all (at any age) to travel solo - color me THERE!

As a grandmother of 6 who's spent a lifetime traveling off-the-beaten path solo (even founded/ran my own adventure travel company to Belize & Costa Rica for 20+ years) check out my 6 week amble 'cross South Africa and Mozambique - as a near sexagenarian!:

http://www.travelpod.com/members/globalgirl

Travelin' solo opens you up to the locals/culture (which is why I travel of course!) And after all - if you wait for a hometown pal to coordinate travel dreams/time/$$$/druthers - you'll surely miss out on a good many wondrous corners of the world, no?

My next far-flung adventure? Come September, I'll be riding a camel in the Sahara in Morocco!
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Aug 20th, 2009, 07:11 PM
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On a solo "Around Australia" (well, sort of) - bicycle trip in 1995.
http://www.fodors.com/community/aust...-to-mt-isa.cfm

Solo road trip from Perth to Melbourne, via Central Australia:

http://www.fodors.com/community/aust...-melbourne.cfm

More of the Solo bicycle trip. I'm still writing this one.

http://www.fodors.com/community/aust...-road-trip.cfm
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Oct 21st, 2009, 07:22 PM
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Solo trip to Croatia and Brugge


http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...rown-in.cfm?17
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Jan 3rd, 2010, 12:34 PM
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What a great idea! Thanks, Amy.

I travel solo frequently and I love doing it.
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Feb 28th, 2010, 09:25 AM
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Here's an oldie on Peru that I just rediscovered; I love Peru so much I'm planning to return for the third time in July! (Although the bulk of my trip is to Chile.)
http://www.fodors.com/community/mexi...rip-report.cfm
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Feb 28th, 2010, 10:00 AM
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Thanks for topping this. Reminds me that I forgot to add my report on Syria, Lebanon and Jordan:

http://www.fodors.com/community/afri...iddle-east.cfm

I didn't do a TR here for Georgia and Armenia, but my blog posts for that part of the trip are at mytimetotravel.wordpress.com
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Apr 17th, 2010, 08:29 AM
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Topping for Daisy50 and adding one of mine:

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...p-to-nancy.cfm
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Apr 17th, 2010, 08:34 AM
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Adding my solo trip to Portugal.

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...ortugal.cfm?59
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Apr 29th, 2010, 05:25 AM
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Rome, 2010:
http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...od-details.cfm
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