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Traveling to Europe, Central and South America for 6 months

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1. Posted by jasmine75 (Budding Member 4 posts) 5y

Hi, I am a single female, 35, and will be traveling for six months for a sabbatical next year. The plans is, land in Heathrow March 2nd, travel through Western Europe for 2 months, then stop over in Florida (to change gear) sometime in May and then down to CA and South America. Finish by September 1st. I'll be posting the rough itinerary for each leg of the trip soon. I am very much intersted in archeological sites, but really just wanted to experience different cultures. I would like to talk to anyone who may be thinking of traveling to any of these places at those times.
cheers!

2. Posted by paulacaruo (Inactive 6 posts) 5y

I am thinking of it, when r you gonna tave;?

3. Posted by jasmine75 (Budding Member 4 posts) 5y

Hi paulacauro,
so far I have figured out:
Western Europe March 2011 to mid May 2011
Stop in florida in mid May 2011
South America end of May to July 2011
Carribean August to September 2011
I'll be posting a more detailed but still rough itinerary for Europe in a bit, and I am still researching SA and CA.

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5. Posted by patil_goa (Budding Member 6 posts) 5y

Hello....Jasmine..........
I am interested in visiting Europe. Can I get details..............

6. Posted by mianha (Budding Member 24 posts) 5y

Hi jasmine, danielle is also going for europe, you can check the post.

7. Posted by lusoterra (Budding Member 4 posts) 5y

Hi

I will be traveling around that time. I will be in Europe for a couple of months from there to Central/South America and Africa finishing the journey in Asia. If I can be of any help I'm here. Best of luck and enjoy.

8. Posted by megtravels (Budding Member 23 posts) 5y

hey
lusoterra, have you travelled before? and just curious, how long are you spending in each place, and where? all the best

9. Posted by megtravels (Budding Member 23 posts) 5y

also if you want people to stay with and/or show you around, there's a whole network of people willing to let you stay on their couch for a night or 2 and usually will show you around their city and can give you advice etc. too... the website is: www.couchsurfing.org
all the best.

10. Posted by jasmine75 (Budding Member 4 posts) 5y

Okay, here is the rough itinerary for the first leg of my trip:

Arrive in Heathrow London March 2nd 2011

Great Britain 14 Days:

Days 1 & 2 - Explore London. Overnight London (2 nights)
Day 3 - York and York Minster. Overnight York or nearby Harrogate.
Day 4 & 5 - Hadrian's Wall and Edinburgh. Overnight Edinburgh (2 nights).
Day 6 - Braveheart's Stirling and Glasgow Overnight Glasgow.
Day 7 - The Lake District. Overnight Lake District.
Day 8 - Liverpool and Roman Chester. Overnight Liverpool or Chester.
Day 9 & 10 - Stratford Upon Avon and the Cotswolds. Overnight Cotswolds: Stratford or Cheltenham (2 nights)
Day 11 -The Wye Valley and Cardiff. Overnight Cardiff.
Day 12 - Roman Bath. Overnight Bath.
Day 13 - Stonehenge, Avebury and Windsor Castle. ernight Staines near Heathrow.
Day 14 - Return to London, on to Pari!

Western Europe 60 days:

Paris 5 Days
Lyon 3 days
Madrid 4 days
Lisbon 3 days
Barcelona 5 days
Nice 3 Days
Florence 3 Days
Rome 5 Days
Venice 4 Days
Milan 4 Days
Geneva 2 days
Munich 3 Days
Vienna 4 days
Berlin 5 days
Amsterdam 4 Days
Brussels 3 Days

Fly out of Heathrow London May 14th, 15th, or16th 2011

The second leg of the trip, Central and South America, next! (And I suspect not nearly as busy) :)