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Ken Patterson’s Travel Diary

Saturday, 25 Oct 2008

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, England

MapParty 25th October 8 - 11pm Jesmond Cricket Club.

We had a fabulous time with Ewan and Sarah's fine dance music, Jane and Phil's raffle for the Ndanifor Garden in Cameroon and Meze Mundo, The Sage Gateshead's community carnival band.

There were 83 of us partying away. We danced the the Circassian Circle, Cumberland Square Eight, Lucky Seven, Dashing White Sergeant, and Louise's Klezmer Circle Dance (to Moshe's Nign).

We raised £191.50, and with gift Aid, another 28% will be added.

We are setting off for London on the 11th November, flying to Mexico City on 12th November and then to Havana (Cuba) on 13th. We'll visit Lima , Cusco, Machu Pichu (Peru), Lake Titikaka, La Paz (Bolivia), Santiago (Chile), Easter Island, Tahiti, Cook Islands, Auckland & Christchurch (New Zealand), Sydney an Melbourne (Australia), Shanghai and Beijing (China), Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkota (India) arriving back in England on 15th March.

Follow our trip! We'll do our best to keep in touch.

Ken & Marion