Travel theme: Connections

Was inspired by one of the blogs I follow – “Where’s my backpack? by Alisha – and her post “Travel Theme: Connections”. So here is my take on Connections from our travels.

The connection of team mates while on a sports tour to Indonesia.


The spiritual and painful connection  of Thaipusam in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Not connecting with one’s diet while on vacation in Disney World, Florida.


Connecting with wildlife at Bird Park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and whale encounter at Sea World, San Diego, California.

DSC_2055Molly Artic Experience - Sea World - San Diego

Making new connections and friends in the back of a bike tour through Saigon, Vietnam.

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Brotherly connection in Siem Reap, Cambodia.


Sisterly connection over Trapas Beer in Salzburg, Austria.

Beer 2

Connecting with the way things used to be…an old drive in cinema in the Outback, Australia.  Town of 100 people so not sure if it ever got busy!

096 Tibooburra - 2006 Outback Holiday



Tower Bridge, a beautiful piece of architecture across the Thames connecting London – Golden Gate Bridge connecting across the Bay of San Francisco – The Great Wall of China connecting us to history.

IMGP2931Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco


Connecting with childhood idols at Disneyland, California.

Mickey Mouse - DisneylandCaptain Hook - Character Breakfast - Disneyland

Hints of the Middle East in Xian, China. Xian was at the end of the Silk Road and important trading connection between China and the Middle East.


Doing it raw and connecting with nature by Fruit Picking in New Zealand.


The innocence of childhood connections when visiting friends in England.

020 Bathtime - Aud and Bills House087 Jane and Robin Brown Family

An important Australia – France connection. The Australian National World War I Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux, France.

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2 Responses to Travel theme: Connections

  1. Great pictures! I’ve seen so many pictures of Tower Bridge via the “Connections” thread, clearly people are way more inspired by London than I am. I guess one takes the familiar for granted. Hopefully I can travel more and take everyone else’s “familiar” for granted!

  2. Pingback: 11-8-13 Travel Theme: Connections | The Quotidian Hudson

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