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Trip: Indochina 2010/2011

There are [8] stories from my trip: Indochina 2010/2011

Driving from Finland to Thailand

LAOS | Tuesday, 1 Mar 2011 | Views [573]

So after reading the preceding post, you may well ask, “What the hell are you doing in Vang Vieng then?” Fair enough. I never had any intention of visiting the town, and was in fact planning on heading directly from Luang Prabang to Vientiane.... Read more >

Tags: bus trip, finland, indochina, laos, road trip, southeast asia, thailand

Lia Sen Hauy, Proteh Kampuchea

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 5 Feb 2011 | Views [283]

(Farewell, Cambodia.) I've spent 304 days in the Kingdom, but now it's time to move on. My time here has been mostly amazing and joyful, occasionally sad and heartbreaking, but always educational and interesting. I've seen and done so many incredible ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, farewell, kratie

24½ Days of Trying to Get My Shit Together

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 1 Dec 2010 | Views [593]

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – What was meant to be “30 days of literary abandon” turned out to not really work out so well. My final wordcount was about half of what it should’ve been. I won’t go into the specific reasons why, what with this not being ... Read more >

Tags: battambang, cambodia, diamond island, indochina, kampot, koh pich, koh tonsay, phnom penh, rabbit island, southeast asia

All Aboard the Battambang Bamboo Express

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 13 Jul 2010 | Views [917]

BATTAMBANG, CAMBODIA – With the upgrade of the rail line which runs between Battambang and Phnom Penh, a testament to Cambodian ingenuity will soon come to an end. The bamboo train, a homebrew rail service that provides transport between many ... Read more >

Tags: bamboo train, battambang, cambodia

Photos: Red Shirts, 2010

THAILAND | Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | Photo Gallery

Photos of Red Shirt protesters taken in Bangkok during the 2010 unrest.
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Tags: bangkok, civil unrest, protest, red shirts, thailand

Welcome To The Boomtown

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | Views [238]

SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA – A lot can happen in five years. If I look at my own life, I can see so many changes within me that it’s hard for me to really believe that I went through them. Imagine what five years can do to a town 12 kilometers from ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, changes, indochina, siem reap, southeast asia, tourism

Break On Through To The Other Side

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | Views [190]

Tags: cambodia, indochina, siem reap, southeast asia

Your Possible Pasts

THAILAND | Saturday, 3 Apr 2010 | Views [644]

BANGKOK, THAILAND – Since deciding to take a small side-trip back to Kanchanaburi before I go to Cambodia, I’ve been thinking a lot about the past, the future, what shapes us, what guides us. Sorry, but I’m no closer to having a coherent answer, ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, dreams, indochina, plans, southeast asia, thailand