Day 39: Bill And Ben

08.02.09: I was going to work late into the evening, but I ended up crashing out at about nine like a big sissy. But that's alright - I woke up at 4am, made sure Mandy was alright after hearing about the terrible bush fires in Australia, watched the latest episode of ‘Lost' on youtube (hurrah for YouTube!) and got on (finally) with editing Week 4. There is just so much stuff I had to edit out - exactly four hours and fifty minutes worth of stuff! For this reason, I'm going to be editing and uploading The Odyssey Encounters - snippets of the people I've met on the road and other random stuff. I hope you all enjoy them as they filter out... Kerri and Andrew woke at about 9am - Andrew, the hero he is, made breakfast - beans, hash brown, SAUSAGES!! Bliss. We had…

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Day 38: Lost In Translation

07.02.09: Kerri is a Kiwi and Andrew is British, but lived in South Africa for many years. We had spent the night sailing, eating Pringles and chewing the fat - politics, religion, and why the Caribbean has no damn ferry services... I was going to take watch for a few hours, but they let me sleep. We reached St. Martin in the morning. St Martin's a funny place - a tiny island split horizontally between two countries; France and the Netherlands. It has two dialling codes, two currencies (Euro and US Dollar), different mobile networks depending which ‘side' of the island you're on. Put bluntly, St. Martin (or Sint Maartin if you're Dutch) is a little silly. Plus, it's not a nation, so I have no intention of spending more than a few hours here. My new friends on Antigua helped me out with some contacts…

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