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Live-aboard, sailing, diving and discovering wrecks with nitrogen narcosis

THAILAND | Monday, 25 Jun 2007 | Views [4437] | Comments [1]

Over 4 days on a 20m plus sailing boat, diving 3 or 4 times a day, to sites where maybe nobody else has dived ... I've just been down to 45m to dive a cargo wreck of a boat nicknamed the 'dog food' wreck.  So called because it was sank as part of an ... Read more >

Tags: diving


Koh Tao

THAILAND | Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Views [2562] | Comments [1]

I'm 20m under the sea, there are five, 2m long, grey reef sharks swimming within a few meters of me, and my instructor is trying to encourage them to come closer by making noises with a plastic bottle.  Noooooooo!  doesn't she realise sharks scare ... Read more >

Tags: diving, island, motorbiking


Gallery: Live aboard

THAILAND | Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Diving, Sailing, Eating...
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Gallery: Koh Tao

THAILAND | Sunday, 24 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Time to chill
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Bangkok and Myanmar (Yangon)

MYANMAR | Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | Views [5114] | Comments [1]

All to pick up a parcel, one I've spent over 4 months waiting for.  It turns out it's already on its way back to England - thank you parcelforce. Life is spent sorting out where to go next, watching films and experiencing the world of Kao San Road.  ... Read more >

Tags: ruins


Gallery: Bangkok and Myanmar

THAILAND | Wednesday, 30 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

2 days of same same but refreshingly different
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Gallery: Ao Nang and Railey, Diving and Climbing

THAILAND | Monday, 21 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

So who's been a naughty boy then...
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Ao Nang and Railey, Diving and Climbing

THAILAND | Monday, 21 May 2007 | Views [3098] | Comments [1]

I'm a criminal...it's a fact.  The padlock is proof.  I can't even claim it was because i was drunk...although I'd had a pint or 3 (yes real pints!).  I'd spent the evening in an Irish bar with 2 young German guys I'd met while diving and an English ... Read more >

Tags: climbing, diving


Phuket Island and sailing

THAILAND | Tuesday, 15 May 2007 | Views [3095]

2 weeks in Phuket - a lot can happen in 2 weeks.  You could get rained on everyday, learn to sail, nearly crash a motorbike, run over a monitor lizard, get passage to Singapore by crewing on a sailboat, or have a pass made at you by a 59 year old, rich ... Read more >

Tags: island, motorbiking, sailing


Gallery: Phuket Island and sailing

THAILAND | Tuesday, 15 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

I am gutted...all the best photos were on the card that got corrupted, all the ones of me sailing, all the ones of our (dodgy) night out...again
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Bangkok and Hua Hin

THAILAND | Tuesday, 1 May 2007 | Views [14155] | Comments [5]

It's 8am, I've been awake 24 hours and drinking for 15 hours.   I'm looking at a priceless view from a $200 a night room and a Thai girl who sells her time and body for money is pouring her heart out to me...                                                                    ... Read more >


Gallery: Bangkok and Hua Hin

THAILAND | Tuesday, 1 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

Can you believe my card got corrupted - although the interesting photos of our nights out have been lost!
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Vientiane and the end of Laos

LAOS | Saturday, 28 Apr 2007 | Views [1408] | Comments [1]

The capital of Laos and a place to bore me with a capital B.  The most 'exciting' part of my travels was getting to Vientiane.  On the way to the airport there had been a bad motorbike crash.  A young, very bloody guy, was being propped up on the side ... Read more >

Tags: conclusions?


Gallery: Into North Laos - Luang Prabang

LAOS | Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

40C - time to chill
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Into North Laos - Luang Prabang

LAOS | Friday, 27 Apr 2007 | Views [1478]

You know that's it's been a rough plane journey when the 2 girls on your aisle both throw up.  I for one thought it was a great journey. After the consumerist rash of Vietnam, Laos spreads over me with welcome cool relief.  Wide 'boulevard' roads, light ... Read more >

Tags: ruins, trekking, wildlife


Good Bye Vietnam

VIETNAM | Saturday, 21 Apr 2007 | Views [4213] | Comments [1]

Wow what a country.  Another one steeped in history and conflict, war is still raging - but it's the ever growing war of communism versus capitalism.  I accept the fact that i will never get used to it; I'm always the wallet, always the one the moto ... Read more >

Tags: Conclusions?


Gallery: Hoi An part 2

VIETNAM | Friday, 20 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

It's chill time
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Hoi An part 2

VIETNAM | Friday, 20 Apr 2007 | Views [2189] | Comments [2]

Over 14 hours on an overnight bus while suffering from flu.  I LOVE travelling.  I also love Hoi An and I'm having a 2 week holiday from a holiday:                                                                                                                                      ... Read more >


Gallery: Ninh Binh

VIETNAM | Saturday, 14 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

ILL Bill
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Ninh Binh

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 10 Apr 2007 | Views [1007]

A transport hub to see Halong bay on rice fields, floating villages, Vietnam's first National Park and some cool pagodas.  That's the plan - the reality is me getting flu and feeling sorry for myself.  I managed a day on the back of a bike to see some ... Read more >


Hanoi part 2 and Halong Bay

VIETNAM | Saturday, 7 Apr 2007 | Views [1053]

How does anything not disappoint after the mini adventure of motorbiking...accidents and all?  By going to Halong Bay, obviously?  It's a world heritage site and you can forgive the rip-offs and the mass tourism...it is fantastic!  As part of our day ... Read more >


Gallery: Hanoi part 2 and Halong Bay

VIETNAM | Saturday, 7 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

Magic and Mayhem
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Gallery: Motorbike trip around NW Vietnam

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 3 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

Keep your motor running...
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Bike Trip around NW Vietnam

VIETNAM | Saturday, 31 Mar 2007 | Views [2801] | Comments [1]

So it's 6am and I'm strapping Bob (the backpack) onto my bike, Darren is doing the same with his.  On the pavement is my jacket with my camera inside, a small bag of Darren's and 2 owners from the hotel we stayed in.  There are people around, but not ... Read more >

Tags: biking


Hanoi part 1

VIETNAM | Thursday, 29 Mar 2007 | Views [1140] | Comments [4]

It's a plane journey to Hanoi...NOOOOO! another one, so much for me travelling without flying.  We are nearly ripped off within 30 mins of setting foot outside the airport. $2 for the ride into town which turns into $3 to take us to our hotel - they ... Read more >


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