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Day 6 – BBE Daily Summary!

We can’t believe it’s already day 6 and we are more than half the way through the BBE adventure! It’s been so fantastic seeing what the other bloggers are up to around the world each day, and we hope you’ve enjoyed following them too. There’s still lots more to come!

Andy Anderson from USA (blogging from Spain)

Andy spent the day in Cordoba today, exploring his local surroundings! We’re yet to hear how he got on, but here are some great pictures from his time in Madrid!

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Sara Rodriguez from Spain (blogging from USA)

Sara is in San Francisco, and has spotted not only wildlife (sea lions on the pier) but lots of great architecture too!

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Audur Osp from Iceland (blogging from Israel)

Audur is currently staying in the beautiful city of Akko at the Akko Knights Hostel (which is very eco-friendly and modern!). She has a beautiful view from her room’s balcony!

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Ali Karp from Israel (blogging from Iceland)

Ali is really enjoying her time in Iceland, and has even had a go at driving on the right hand side of the road – all on her own!

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She is currently staying in the brand new Reykjavik Loft Hostel. Check out her view!


Kisty Mea from Singapore (blogging from the UK)

Kisty is in Ambleside today, on a Lake Cruise – look at the wonderful views!

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She has blogged about her last few days on Sophie’s blog, so make sure you check that out here.

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Sophie Roberts from UK (blogging from Singapore)

Sophie was sad to leave Costa Sands resort this morning (pictured with a staff member), but was really looking forward to meeting up with Jeremy in Singapore – and exploring the island together!

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She woke up today with a cold, feeling a little under the weather, but hopefully her healthy exotic breakfast by the poolside will cheer her up!

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She has had some fantastic memories (and a great Singapore adventure) so far!

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But was really excited to meet fellow BBE winner Jeremy and join him in exploring! Here they are together on the Singapore Flyer, which offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

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Rosario Lamastra from Argentina (blogging from New Zealand)

Rosario is currently visiting Arrowtown, a city of gold!

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Katherine Kearsley from New Zealand(blogging from Argentina)

Katherine visited El Ateneo Grand Splendid in Buenos Aires today, in her own words ‘the closest thing you’ll find to heaven in a bookstore’.Picked up some watermelon shoes won bingo on the bus to Mendoza Falafel for lunch heaven in a bookstore IMG_3295

And now she is heading to Mendoza!

Natalia from Brazil (blogging from France)

Natalia is enjoying exploring Lyon!

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She loves the traditional balconies – and the delicious crepes!

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Claire from France (blogging from Brazil)

Today, Claire visited Parque Das Aves..

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And wrote an article about where to stay in Sao Paulo!

Camie Juan from Philippines (blogging from Germany)

Camie is on her way to Berlin, after thoroughly enjoying her time in Munich. The German Association sent over these images of her arrival a few days ago – and we couldn’t help but share them!

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Munich Park Hostel have sent Camie on her way to Berlin after a few days there. Camie says she’s going to miss it!

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Tina from Germany (blogging from Philippines)

Harking back to her backpacker days, Tina decided to live life like a local and flag down a ride from a motorbike in Bohol!

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Before taking a ride on a boat!

And sunbathing in Paradise!


Liesbet from Belgium (blogging from South Africa)

Liesbet has enjoyed another day of road tripping, whilst riding on an elephant (wow) and visiting Cango caves! What an adventure!

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She is currently staying is Hostel Jeffreys Bay – Island Vibe Backpackers, a real surfers’ paradise!


She has also written an article about how she is using BBE t-shirt to gather signatures of all the people who taught her something along her travels!

Didi from South Africa (blogging from Belgium)

Didi has been catching up on her rest as since she arrived she has been on the go non-stop! dsc_0716 dsc_0706 dsc_0710

The hostel manager at De Perdevisser hostel in Oostduinkerke where she is staying, kindly let her sleep in, rest up and saved her some breakfast!

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The hostel itself is named after the fishermen that go fishing for shrimp on horseback! Very few people in the world still do this though!

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Today, she continues her journey – and has arrived in Bruges!

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Last night, she went on a hot air balloon! Wow!


Jeremy Fowler from Canada (blogging from Malaysia)

Jeremy is jumping across the pond today and visiting Sophie in Singapore! We think it’s fantastic they are able to meet up and share a few days together! Here is Jeremy arriving by bus to Singapore!

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Here is Sophie and Jeremy together at Spore Flyers in Singapore!

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Jeremy had a fantastic time looking around Singapore!

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Before checking into the hostel after a long day!

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Chee Chingy from Malaysia (blogging from Canada)

Chee canoed over Moraine Lake today and saw an elk on the way to Lake Louise! Before her trip, she didn’t even know they existed!

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