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

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

Old Aug 18th, 2010, 07:23 PM
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Solo to Chile...and back to the Peruvian Amazon for a bit. I just had so much fun on this one!

http://www.fodors.com/community/sout...rip-report.cfm
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Old Aug 18th, 2010, 08:26 PM
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Forgot to post this one also to Peru. Also the Amazon near Iquitos, plus Trujillo/Chiclayo (by bus!)
http://www.fodors.com/community/sout...orth-coast.cfm
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Old Aug 23rd, 2010, 04:18 AM
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First half of this 2-week trip was solo:
http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...jugendstil.cfm
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Old Aug 23rd, 2010, 12:09 PM
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Here's my trip report to the Czech Republic, Krakow, and Frankfurt - May, 2010.

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...-report.cfm?86
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Old Aug 29th, 2010, 08:11 PM
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great idea and thread, Amy!
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Old Aug 29th, 2010, 08:27 PM
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here are some threads from my solo trip to Italy in August 2007:

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...gano-milan.cfm

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...last-night.cfm
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Old Sep 7th, 2010, 03:08 PM
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My 4-week trip to northern China:

http://www.fodors.com/community/asia...na-amazing.cfm
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Old Jun 29th, 2011, 05:23 PM
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Here's my latest solo trip; I actually went with a (small) group this time: 5 Germans, 1 other American, and me. (And that includes the guide and driver.) I finally visited the US West:

http://www.fodors.com/community/unit...stward-who.cfm
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Old Jun 30th, 2011, 05:05 AM
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I had forgotten about this thread, Amy!

here is my latest solo trip report from two months ago, to Peru for my big birthday:

http://www.fodors.com/community/sout...chu-picchu.cfm
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Old Jun 30th, 2011, 06:03 AM
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Yes, I, too had forgotten about it! Here are three TRs from my recent round the world trip:

http://www.fodors.com/community/asia...-excursion.cfm

http://www.fodors.com/community/asia...an-sojourn.cfm

http://www.fodors.com/community/asia...-sri-lanka.cfm
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Old Jul 2nd, 2011, 12:31 AM
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I almost always travel alone, mostly appearing in posts at
http://autolycus-london.blogspot.com/
but one or two also at:
http://www.slowtrav.com/uk/notes/walk_stonehenge.htm
Hadrian's Wall:
http://www.slowtrav.com/tr/tripreport.asp?tripid=1057
Barcelona:
http://www.slowtrav.com/tr/tripreport.asp?tripid=1185
Montreal:
http://www.slowtrav.com/tr/tripreport.asp?tripid=1148
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Old Jun 14th, 2012, 06:25 PM
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25 wonderful solo days in Turkey:

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...ern-turkey.cfm
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Old Jun 27th, 2012, 10:31 AM
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Hi Amy. I realize your trip report on South Africa is quite old but as I lived there for three years I wanted to just correct your use of the word Bantu as you would insult any South Africa using that word. Bantu is the word the white ruling class used for any black south African of any of the 10 or so ethnicities. There is no bantu language or tribe. Zulus are the largest, followed by Xhosa, Sotho, pedi, Venda, etc.
I loved the country but left because of fears for personal safety and a slow and unreasonable civil legal system.
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Old Jun 27th, 2012, 12:41 PM
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Kimwhits, I really appreciate your information. The term "Bantu" was definitely used by white and black South African guides alike; perhaps it's due to the recognition that most non-South Africans have of the term in reference to languages such as Swahili and the early so-called "Bantu migration"?

My apologies to any whom I've unwittingly offended; I wonder if it's become a "reclaimed" word in some areas?

It is indeed a beautiful country and must have been hard to leave, but I can understand the personal safety concerns.
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Old Jul 2nd, 2012, 06:36 AM
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Forgot to post the links to last year's fall trip:

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...ne-baltics.cfm

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...d-bulgaria.cfm

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...rn-balkans.cfm

http://www.fodors.com/community/euro...o-budapest.cfm
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Old Mar 12th, 2013, 12:22 PM
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Amy, how do I get in contact with you? We would like to feature your story in our magazine.
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Old Mar 12th, 2013, 04:29 PM
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My email is in my profile. Even though email is old-fashioned by this point, I still do use it.
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Old Apr 12th, 2013, 12:25 PM
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Here is my trip from last fall:

http://www.fodors.com/community/sout...-patagonia.cfm
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Old Apr 12th, 2013, 01:11 PM
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Apparently I forgot to add my various solo trip reports:

<b>China 2010:</b>
http://www.fodors.com/community/asia...d-in-china.cfm

<b>Antarctica 2012:</b>
http://www.fodors.com/community/crui...antarctica.cfm



I never did actually finish my Athens and Istanbul or Egypt trip reports, whoops!
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Old Apr 12th, 2013, 01:22 PM
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Here is mine from last May/June. There are others but I don't know where...
Gertie in Eastern Europe
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