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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #735 on: September 28, 2014, 03:20:35 PM »
I may be crazy, but I'm thinking of splitting my time between MLE and AKL...

Four nights in MLE, seven nights in AKL.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #736 on: September 28, 2014, 03:44:49 PM »
I may be crazy, but I'm thinking of splitting my time between MLE and AKL...

Four nights in MLE, seven nights in AKL.
Sounds great. Why are you doubting yourself?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #737 on: September 28, 2014, 03:53:55 PM »
You've done MLE. And you'll probably go back again.

I'd spend the 11 nights all in AKL where you probably won't feel the same need to return.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #738 on: September 28, 2014, 04:01:17 PM »
Sounds great. Why are you doubting yourself?

For the reasons Dan noted.

@Dan, problem is I have two Hilton free nights that officially expired over a couple weeks ago, so if I cancel (or try and exchange), I may lose 'em, though I may get lucky.

But MLE, to us, is just so magical, so I'm not sure we want to try.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #739 on: September 28, 2014, 04:03:08 PM »
@Dan, problem is I have two Hilton free nights that officially expired over a couple weeks ago, so if I cancel (or try and exchange), I may lose 'em, though I may get lucky.
Either way we'll have a great data point ;)
And you can probably still beg for mercy.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #740 on: September 28, 2014, 04:16:15 PM »
For the reasons Dan noted.

@Dan, problem is I have two Hilton free nights that officially expired over a couple weeks ago, so if I cancel (or try and exchange), I may lose 'em, though I may get lucky.

But MLE, to us, is just so magical, so I'm not sure we want to try.
Once you're in AKL, why not chk out other islands in the area? Papua New Guinea?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #741 on: September 28, 2014, 04:17:42 PM »
Once you're in AKL, why not chk out other islands in the area? Papua New Guinea?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #742 on: September 28, 2014, 04:22:10 PM »
Once you're in AKL, why not chk out other islands in the area? Papua New Guinea?
Seems like it takes at least 2 weeks to accomplish anything in NZ. Why just touch the surface of a place that you may not return to?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #743 on: September 28, 2014, 04:34:38 PM »
Seems like it takes at least 2 weeks to accomplish anything in NZ. Why just touch the surface of a place that you may not return to?
If he's not experiencing this part of the world again, he may as well experience the extremes of what mother nature has to offer.
But I guess it's a stylistic thing.

What's the longest you've spent in a country on a tourist trip? (Not counting Israel)

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #744 on: September 28, 2014, 04:37:14 PM »
What's the longest you've spent in a country on a tourist trip? (Not counting Israel)
2.5 weeks in Australia.  Hawaii's not a country, but did a month trip there.  9 months in Brazil, but that's wasn't for touring.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #745 on: September 28, 2014, 04:38:38 PM »
9 months in Brazil, but that's wasn't for touring.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #746 on: September 28, 2014, 04:47:14 PM »
2.5 weeks in Australia.  Hawaii's not a country, but did a month trip there.  9 months in Brazil, but that's wasn't for touring.
Month in Hawaii sounds amazing.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #747 on: September 28, 2014, 05:25:35 PM »
Do you remember which kosher meal caterer was used from Abu Dhabi to New York? And how was it.  Tia

I flew 2 years ago in F on that route and I don't recall the caterer but I do recall the food being quite awful

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #748 on: September 28, 2014, 05:27:08 PM »
I flew 2 years ago in F on that route and I don't recall the caterer but I do recall the food being quite awful

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #749 on: September 28, 2014, 09:50:24 PM »
Should be Bangkok
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