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Ed does the AA This the account of Ed Powell, a man in his 20s exploring SE Asia and Auckland. My moto - "Bringing the world together, 1 step at a time"

New Zealand at last

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 14 Aug 2007 | Views [540]

Greetings from possible one of the furthest places I could be from the UK - Auckland. Let me start by back tracking to my last blog. Since then I made it out of Cambodia in a mini van full to the brim of rucksacks and people through rivers, roads ... Read more >

Tags: Airports

All is Dark on the Cambodian front.

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 2 Aug 2007 | Views [633] | Comments [7]

Hello there, well its been an interesting couple of weeks, how do we start - like all good stories at the beginning. Well I think I last spoke to you when I was in Phnom Pehn having skipped through the wonders of Angkor Wat and the fact that I managed ... Read more >

Tags: Scams & Robberies

Vang Vien - Cambodia in a nutshell

CAMBODIA | Monday, 23 Jul 2007 | Views [689] | Comments [5]

Fist things first, thanks for your blogs on the last entry, I am spreading much love around the world.  Secondly spelling - I admit myself I'm crap.  I don't have time to check but we all know what I'm getting @ (ok that "at" was on purpose) ... Read more >

Tags: Good Times!

Rejected or Accepted?

LAOS | Friday, 13 Jul 2007 | Views [768] | Comments [9]

Hello, Im gonna get straight into it so here goes. I received an email a week or so back from a friend of mine whom I hadn't spoke to in quite a while. The person had found me through facebook and had realised I had left the good ship England and ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel

The Gibbon Experience

LAOS | Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | Views [1152] | Comments [1]

Hello.  I have finally reached Laos.  It was a bit of a rush to the border as I realised I had lost a day somewhere so it was literally get to Loas von-trap style (although I did not leave in the middle of the night to escape the nazi's). One thing ... Read more >

Tags: adrenaline, laos, south east asia, the gibbon experience, trekking

Back From The Wilderness

UNITED KINGDOM | Wednesday, 4 Jul 2007 | Views [628]

Hello everyone.  I am currently enjoying my last night in Chiang Mai before I head to Chiang Mai.  What can I say, Mai has lived up to what I thought - it's incredible.  A crawling metropolis of activity at a relaxed speed set with hills so big the ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Trust me, I'm an advanced diver!

THAILAND | Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | Views [535]

Hello to all, I'm back again and am writing to you from Bangkok.  Before I start I should mention that I have been restricted by certain people (not mentioning any names but read between the lines) about the content.  I will do the best I can to paint ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

The Journey South

THAILAND | Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | Views [361] | Comments [2]

Hello everyone, after a bit of a gap, I'm back to report on what has been happening East side.  Well, firstly Bridget (Steff) has arrived.  Now Steff brings a certain uncertainty to my travels as she has not really done any planning and refuses to turn ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Bridget comes to Thailand.

THAILAND | Sunday, 17 Jun 2007 | Views [447] | Comments [2]

When my brother first spoke to me about joining him for part of his traveling adventures, I was a little unsure as to whether I wanted to – the suggestion came at a time when I was feeling a little bit fragile and concentrating on getting through ... Read more >

Tags: Family

Bangkok Nights - The Ballad of Teddy in a Tuk Tuk

THAILAND | Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | Views [1102] | Comments [5]

Well I'm finally here! I arrived at Heathrow, or as I like to call it, lets do uber security checks just to slow everything down (idiots). When I finally got through the frisks (which I kinda enjoyed) I reached the departure lounge which to my horror, ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Half Empty or Half Full? Pt.2

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | Views [474]

Previously on A&A (said in J-Bauer voice) Ed has survived his birthday karaoke, leaving do and ran the gauntlet that is the Almoundsbury Interchange on bank holiday weekend and survived. beep-beep-beep-beep-beep (beeps with massive intense reverb) ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Half Empty or Half Full? Pt.1

UNITED KINGDOM | Tuesday, 29 May 2007 | Views [422]

Greetings again to the now 70 or so people who have been reading up on my adventure. My travels have taken me to Bridgwater - home of all that is good and pure through blurred spectacles. I have divided this entry into 2 as I like to keep it short so ... Read more >

Tags: Good Times!

The Man In The Mirror reflects his Brothers In Arms.

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 20 May 2007 | Views [561]

So let me begin by saying a couple of things.... Firstly, I have exactly 5 and a bit days left in Cheltenham before I depart back to the land of the free that is Somerset - more precisely Bridgwater (or sesswater for those who inhabit it), Secondly, ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase

Gallery: Cheltenham

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 14 May 2007 | Photo Gallery

The Final 2 Weeks
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Who needs Ray Mears when you have The West Wing

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 13 May 2007 | Views [688] | Comments [3]

So this is how it starts, I'm sitting next to my friends, Dave Brae, Amy C and Jezzer watching the classic film that is 'There's somthing about Mary' and I couldn't help but think that I will miss my lazy Sunday afternoons doing nothing. Dave keeps using ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase

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