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Trip: South East Asia

There are [43] stories from my trip: South East Asia

Now in Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA | Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | Views [628] | Comments [3]

I have finally left Thailand after a wonderful 2 and a bit months and am chilling out in Kuala Lumpur for as long as it takes to get an Indian Visa, and am ultimately on my way to Singapore for my darling wee Eva's first birthday. I have booked to fly ... Read more >

Gallery: Pai

THAILAND | Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery

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The Motorcycle Story......

THAILAND | Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | Views [503]

My apologies to those who have already heard this story, I was requested to put it on here, so skip this one if you had the email!.. This was in Pai in northern Thailand,  a lovely town that smacks of Golden Bay, lots of old hippies, strange smells ... Read more >

Gallery: Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA | Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Still in Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Saturday, 3 Oct 2009 | Views [483] | Comments [1]

Here I am, still in this beautiful city, I can't tear my self away. I have done lots of sightseeing, visited silk factory and watched the silkworms and learned about how the silk is produced, visited a jade factory, a leather factory - they use all sorts ... Read more >

Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | Views [367]

I am just loving Chiang Mai, it is such a clean pretty city, and there is heaps to do and see. I had 2 goals when coming here, to see the baby panda and to ride an elephant again. I am pleased to report that I have achieved both of those goals well and ... Read more >

Gallery: ChiangMai

THAILAND | Thursday, 24 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

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The Stunning Sukhothai, World Heritage Site, and ancient capital of Siam

THAILAND | Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Views [514] | Comments [3]

This is such a beautiful site, and as I have free internet again,I thought it warranted a story of it's own, and please do look at all the photos. It is a partly restored ruin, set among lakes moats canals and trees, with gigantic buddhas, stupas (the ... Read more >

Gallery: Sukhothai

THAILAND | Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

The ruins of the ancient capital of Siam
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Leaving Bangkok, and heading north...

THAILAND | Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | Views [429] | Comments [3]

I am now in a smallish town (Pop about 40,000) called Sukhothai, which is an ancient capital of Thailand, or Siam as it then was. I am going out today to see the "old city" many ruins and historical sites. I spent a couple of days in the ... Read more >

Gallery: Bangkok, central and Northern Thailand

THAILAND | Wednesday, 16 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Koh Mak, and then back to Bangkok....

THAILAND | Saturday, 5 Sep 2009 | Views [428] | Comments [2]

Well, I am finally safely back on the mainland and in a nice hotel in Bangkok, after a beautiful week on this lovely island. However, the last few days were very wet wet wet, tropical storms actually aren't alot of fun. - Especially when you have to leave ... Read more >

Koh Wai - Paradise just keeps getting better!

THAILAND | Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | Views [722] | Comments [2]

Hi all, just a quick update as internet here is very precarious, and EXPENSIVE. I am on a wee island called Koh Wai, about an hour from Koh Chang, and just stunning. I hear from others there are other islands, Koh maak, and koh Kut, so next boat, I think ... Read more >

Gallery: Thai Islands

THAILAND | Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Another day in Paradise! (No it is, it really is!)

THAILAND | Monday, 17 Aug 2009 | Views [648] | Comments [2]

  Here I am, still at the beautiful KaiBae beach at Koh Chang sitting out the most magnificent thunder storm - just starting my 2nd week here. I have learnt a big lesson, paying ahead for 2 weeks is not the most sensible thing to do, even though it did ... Read more >

A time of solitude..

THAILAND | Monday, 10 Aug 2009 | Views [373] | Comments [2]

I have moved to this wee cabin, just one room and a bathroom, very clean and totally adequate, at 400Baht per night. I was a bit worried about the bed at first, as it is old fashioned wire, inner sprung matress, but surprisingly I found it very comfortable.... Read more >

A wee corner of paradise

THAILAND | Saturday, 8 Aug 2009 | Views [399] | Comments [3]

The bus trip down from Bangkok was long and hot, but the thing I notice about travellers, especially the more "mature" ones, is that they are so friendly! Everyone chatted away, and were so interested in my story and what I was doing. I certainly ... Read more >

Gallery: Koh Chang

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 8 Aug 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Here at last!!

SINGAPORE | Monday, 3 Aug 2009 | Views [514] | Comments [4]

Well, here I am in Bangkok at last. After all the fears and warnings about travelling alone, I have to admit to a degree of astonishment at how easy it has been so far. Flew out of Singapore last night, (sunday) the hardest part of that was saying goodbye ... Read more >

On my way at last...

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 27 Jul 2009 | Views [390]

Saying goodbye to my lovely sister was difficult.... Have made it as far as Auckland so far, where I am having a wonderful time with my wee granddaughter Nikita, and of course her Mum Michaela. We are on our way to Singapore on thursday. What a ... Read more >

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