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From 3 October 2006 – 21 June 2007 I went on a trip around the world with my friend Jonathan. We visited Peru (where we tried to find my cousin Paddington), Bolivia, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, New Zealand, Fiji, Australia (where we did find my cousin Kenny the Koala!), Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. I was very tired when we got back to England!

You can download my full World Trip Itinerary by clicking the clipboard on the right. You could ask your teacher to help you plot my trip on a map.

All photos © Jonathan Lorrison.


Central Lima, Peru


This is the statue of General San Martin - he was the first President of Peru. There's a lady near the bottom of this statue with a llama on her head! This is because she was made in Spain and was supposed to wear a crown of flames. Unfortunately the Peruvian word for "flame" is the same as the Spanish word for "llama"!

Machu Picchu, Peru


Here's a great view of me at Machu Picchu with the Andes in the background. Machu Picchu is an Inca city - the Incas lived in South America hundreds of years ago and they built Machu Picchu around 1450. Some people recently voted it one of the Seven New Wonders of the World.

Machu Picchu, Peru


Here I am with my friend Dave. We met on the Inca Trail which is an old route through the Andes which linked ancient Inca cities. We enjoyed looking at Machu Picchu together. Dave told me that Machu Picchu means "old peak".


Huayna Picchu, Peru


Here I am sat on Huayna Picchu which is a big mountain in the Andes. It's much higher than Machu Picchu - you can see it behind me! Huayna Picchu means "young peak".

Uyuni, Bolivia


Here I am on the world's biggest salt flats, the Salar de Uyuni. Because it's so big and white here it plays tricks with your eyes. Look at Jonathan behind me - he looks so small but really he's far away!

Buenos Aires, Argentina


Here I am with my friend Hen outside the Pink Palace. The balcony is very famous as lots of important people have stood there to speak to crowds in the square outside.


Iguazu Falls, Argentina


This is me with my friend Winston. He held me up so I could get a good view of the waterfall. This is the main part of the falls and is called "The Devil's Throat"! My fur got a bit wet from all the spray!

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


This is me with Jonathan at the statue of Christ ("Christ the Redeemer") which overlooks Rio De Janeiro. It's very big and very famous - in fact some people voted it one of the Seven New Wonders of the World. Just like Machu Picchu!

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia


This is a very famous bridge. You can cross it on foot, in a car, on a bike or in a train. You can even go on a special trip to climb up the structure but I was too scared! It's nickname is " the coat hanger"!


Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House, Australia


The Sydney Opera House is another world famous landmark. It was opened in 1973 by Queen Elizabeth II (she is Queen of Australia too). There are nearly 1000 rooms inside but I only saw the outside.

Bondi Beach, Australia


This is one of the most famous beaches in the world. It was beautiful! I did some surfing in the sea and then relaxed on the beach afterwards. Lots of people come here to sunbathe.

The Blue Mountains, Australia


The Blue Mountains are in New South Wales. They get their name from the oils released by the Eucalyptus trees which cover the mountains - the oils give everything a blue tinge when you look from a certain distance.


The Three Sisters, Australia


These are in the Blue Mountains. The wind and rain have gradually eroded (worn away) the rock which is a very soft kind called sandstone. Erosion happens constantly - one day the Three Sisters will be worn away completely!

The Twelve Apostles, Australia


These rocks are also made by erosion, but this time the sea helps the wind and rain. The rock the Twelve Apostles are made from is called limestone.

The Twelve Apostles, Australia


Here I am with Jonathan at the Twelve Apostles - isn't the sunset amazing? It was much better in real life. We tried to count them all but couldn't find twelve. Then someone told us that one fell into the sea a couple of years ago. Oh dear!


The Pinnacles Desert, Australia


The Pinnacles are in Nambung National Park in Western Australia. These are made from limestone as well but the way they were made is very complicated. Erosion was involved again though - this time the wind blowing the sand was a big influence!

Hamelin Park Nature Reserve, Australia


This is where I saw the Stromatolites. Stromatolites are a combination of bacteria and rock so they are partly alive! Sometimes you can see little bubbles popping up.

Stromatolites, Australia


Here I am with my friend looking at the Stromatolites. They have taken thousands of years to get this big and they are still growing. The water here is very salty - the Stromatolites like this but other marine life doesn't!


Tropic of Capricorn, Australia


To the south of this sign is the Tropic of Capricorn. To the north of this sign the area is called The Tropics until you get to the Tropic of Cancer. Imaginary lines around the Earth mark the different Tropics. The Tropic of Capricorn marks the most southerly place at which the sun can appear directly overhead at noon. Have a look at an atlas to see where the lines are.

Karijini National Park, Australia


Here is a red gorge and a waterfall - these features are what make the Park special. I also saw lots of wildlife in the park but my favourite was the wallaroo which is a lot like a kangaroo - it's half way in size between a kangaroo and a wallaby which is where it got its name!

Uluru/Ayers Rock, Australia


Uluru is very famous so I made sure we went to see it. It was called Ayers Rock in the 1800s after a famous Australian, but the Aborigine people who live nearby call it Uluru and they have lived there for thousands of years! The rock is sandstone and it changes colour throughout the day. This photo was taken at sunset which is the best time to see it. It looks much redder in real life though!


Uluru, Australia


Here I am inside one of the caves at Uluru. If you look closely you can see that the wall is covered in paintings. Aborigine people did these paintings thousands of years ago!

Kata Tjuta, Australia


These big rocks are also known as "The Olgas". They are in the same National Park as Uluru. They are sacred to the Aborigine people who live nearby.

Devil's Marbles, Australia


These boulders are amazing - they are like gigancic marbles. I was surprised that they didn't roll around! Just like lots of other rocks we saw in Australia, these were also formed by a complicated process which involved erosion. This type of rock is called granite.


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


This is the biggest bed I've ever slept in - you could say it's the bed of my dreams! This was in a hotel in Kuala Lumpur which is the capital of Malaysia.

Angkor Wat, Cambodia


This is the amazing temple of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. The area has lots of temples but this is the biggest. It was built for the King in the 12th Century and was dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu.

River Kwai, Thailand


Here's the famous Bridge over the River Kwai, although the river is really called the Khwae Yai. The bridge is part of the Burma Railway which connects Bangkok in Thailand with Rangoon in Myanmar. Burma is the old name for Myanmar.