Counters

This is from my last trip, finished in April 2013. Pretty cool though, right? Haven’t decided if I’ll do counters again yet, it was pretty cool for a long trip but for just a month may not be that interesting. Oh well, enjoy this from the last one anyway.

I thought it would be kind of fun to count a few things during this trip, so here we go…

  • Number of metal detectors passed through: 63
    • YYZ airport
    • YVR airport
    • Cruise – boarding from Hawaii
      • Getting back on from Maui
      • Getting back on from Maui
      • Getting back on from Pago Pago
      • Getting back on from Pago Pago
      • Getting back on from Apia
      • Getting back on from Fiji
      • Getting back on from Fiji
      • Getting back on from Vanuatu
      • Getting back on from Vanuatu
      • Getting back on from Lifou
      • Getting back on from Isle of Pines
      • Getting back on from Noumea
      • Getting back on from Noumea
      • Security check to enter Engine Room
      • Security check to enter Bridge
    • SYD Airport
    • AKL Airport
    • CHC Airport
    • SYD Airport
    • MEL Airport (even got a pat down here – how exciting)
    • KUL Airport
    • SIN Airport (at the gate – different!)
    • KUL Airport (they checked at the gate too!)
    • KIX Airport
    • NAR Airport
    • ICN Airport
    • CAN Airport (extra sensitive)
    • MEL Airport (got an explosive residue test too!)
    • MEL Airport (BAH! I left a water bottle in my carry on! Amateur)
    • KUL Airport (at the gate again)
    • Jangpura Metro Station, New Delhi, India
    • Lajpat Nagar Metro Station, New Delhi, India
    • Jangpura Metro Station, New Delhi, India
    • Taj Mahal, Agra, India
    • Jangpura Metro Station, New Delhi, India
    • Kalkaji Metro Station, New Delhi, India
    • DEL Airport
    • DOH Airport
    • Cevahir Mall – to get in
    • Cevahir Mall – to get back in from the parking garage
    • IST Airport – to get in the door
    • IST Airport – to board the flight
    • ATH Airport
    • Vatican City – Pope Paul VI Audience Hall
    • Vatican City – Basilica
    • VCE Airport (they got to know me REAL well here) – explosive tested too, twice.
    • LIS Airport (the big 50!)
    • BCN Airport
    • TFN Tenerife North Airport
    • LPA Gran Canaria Airport
    • Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris, France (random I know… didn’t need to for the Louvre…)
    • ORY Paris Orly Airport
    • Jewish Museum, Berlin, Germany
    • SXF Airport
    • BUD Airport
    • International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, The Hague, Netherlands
    • AMS Airport
    • ARN Airport
    • DUB Airport
    • LHR Airport
  • Number of flights: 35
    • YYZ Toronto -> YVR Vancouver
    • YVR Vancouver -> HNL Hawaii
    • SYD Sydney -> AKL Auckland
    • AKL Auckland ->  CHC Christchurch
    • CHC Christchurch -> SYD Sydney
    • SYD Sydney -> MEL Melbourne
    • MEL Melbourne -> KUL Kuala Lumpur
    • KUL Kuala Lumpur -> SIN Singapore
    • SIN Singapore -> KUL Kuala Lumpur (1 hr layover)
    • KUL Kuala Lumpur -> NAR Tokyo
    • KIX Osaka -> NAR Tokyo
    • NAR Tokyo -> ICN Seoul
    • ICN Seoul -> CAN Guangzhou
    • CAN Guangzhou -> MEL Melbourne
    • MEL Melbourne -> ADL Adelaide
    • MEL Melbourne -> KUL Kuala Lumpur (2 hr layover)
    • KUL Kuala Lumpur -> DEL New Delhi
    • DEL New Delhi -> DOH Doha
    • DOH Doha -> IST Istanbul
    • IST Istanbul -> ATH Athens
    • ATH Athens -> FCO Rome
    • VCE Venice -> LIS Lisbon
    • LIS Lisbon -> BCN Barcelona
    • BCN Barcelona -> MAD Madrid (2 hr layover)
    • MAD Madrid -> TFN Tenerife North
    • TFN Tenerife North -> LPA Gran Canaria
    • LPA Gran Canaria -> BCN Barcelona (2 hr layover)
    • BCN Barcelona -> ORY Paris Orly
    • ORY Paris Orly -> TXL Berlin Tegel
    • SXF Berlin Schoenefeld -> BUD Budapest
    • BUD Budapest -> AMS Amsterdam
    • AMS Amsterdam -> CPH Copenhagen
    • ARN Stockholm -> DUB Dublin
    • DUB Dublin -> LHR London Heathtrow
    • LHR London Heathrow -> KFL Keflavik Iceland
  • Number of places stayed: 47
    • Vancouver, BC, Canada (Executive Hotel)
    • Honolulu, Hawaii, US (Queen Kapiolani Hotel)
    • Honolulu, Hawaii, US (Waikiki Beachside Hostel)
    • M/S Rhapsody of the Seas
    • Sydney, Australia (Bounce Sydney)
    • Auckland, New Zealand (Silverfern Backpackers)
    • Hamilton, New Zealand (YHA Hamilton)
    • Rotorua, New Zealand (Astray Motel and Backpackers Rotorua)
    • Lake Taupo, New Zealand (BASE Taupo)
    • Auckland, New Zealand (Kiwi International Hotel)
    • Christchurch, New Zealand (Around the World Backpackers)
    • Greymouth, New Zealand (Duke Backpackers)
    • Backseat, Christchurch Short Term Parking Lot, New Zealand
    • Horsham, Victoria, Australia (Shauna’s house!)
    • Port Campbell, Victoria, Australia (Eastern Reef Cottages)
    • Torquay, Victoria, Australia (Torquay Forshore Caravan Park)
    • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Hotel Discovery)
    • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Back Home)
    • Chinatown, Singapore (5footway.in Project Chinatown 1)
    • Tokyo, Japan (Aizuya Inn)
    • Kyoto, Japan (Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse)
    • Seoul, South Korea (JK House in SEOUL)
    • Guangzhou, China (New Century Hotel Guangzhou)
    • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Urban Central)
    • Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (Ily and Jenny’s house)
    • Horsham, Victoria, Australia (Shauna’s house)
    • Jangpura, New Delhi, India (Bloomrooms)
    • Istanbul, Turkey (Agora Guesthouse)
    • Athens, Greece (Athenstyle)
    • Rome, Italy (Hotel Esposizione Roma)
    • Venice, Italy (Club Hotel)
    • Lisbon, Portugal (Living Lounge Hostel)
    • Barcelona, Spain (Backpackers BCN Casanova)
    • Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain (Lagarto Backpackers)
    • Puerto de Mogán (Volver Hostel)
    • Paris, France (Le Regent Hostel)
    • Paris, France (Chere’s apartment!)
    • Berlin, Germany (PLUS Hotel)
    • Budapest, Hungary (Golden Park Hotel)
    • The Hague, Netherlands (Laura’s house!)
    • Copenhagen, Denmark (Copenhagen Downtown Hostel)
    • Stockholm, Sweden (City Hostel)
    • Dublin, Ireland (Isaacs Hostel)
    • London, England (RestUp London)
    • Edinburgh, Scotland (Budget Backpackers)
    • London, England (Astor’s Quest)
    • Reykjavik, Iceland (Reykjavik Natura)
  • Time zone changes: 26
    • Toronto UTC/GMT -4
    • Vancouver UTC/GMT -7
    • Hawaii UTC/GMT -10
    • Pago Pago UTC/GMT -11
    • Apia UTC/GMT +13
    • Vanuatu UTC/GMT +11
    • New Zealand UTC/GMT +13
    • Australia UTC/GMT +11
    • Malaysia UTC/GMT +8
    • Japan UTC/GMT +9
    • China UTC/GMT +8
    • Melbourne, Australia UTC/GMT +11
    • Adelaide, Australia UTC/GIM +10:30
    • Melbourne, Australia UTC/GMT +11
    • Malaysia UTC/GMT +8
    • India UTC/GMT +5:30
    • Qatar UTC/GMT +3
    • Turkey UTC/GMT +2
    • Rome UTC/GMT +1
    • Portugal UTC/GMT +0
    • Spain UTC/GMT +1
    • Canary Islands UTC/GMT +0
    • Paris UTC/GMT +1
    • Dublin UTC/GMT +0
    • London UTC/GMT +1
    • Iceland UTC/GMT +0


2 Responses to Counters

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  2. Sandra strauss says:

    Very impressive recording Ryan! Love you xxoo

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