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Mui Ne - Vietnam's Seaside Paradise

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 10 Jul 2007 | Views [1786]

Mui Ne is an idyllic little beach community strung along a coast of fine white sand and turquoise waters. It reminds us a bit of Baja, Mexico. As we cruise the stretch of coastline, there are rolling hills, sand dunes, low lying shrubbery, palm trees ... Read more >

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Hints of Capitalism Seep Through in a Land of Socialism & Cartels

LAOS | Friday, 15 Jun 2007 | Views [745]

The way the consumer market works here in Laos is unlike any place we've been to yet. Over the past months, we've honed our negotiating skills and technique in India, Nepal, Thailand and Myanmar, and expected to continue to use our developing skills ... Read more >

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Black Market Exchange for Kyat

MYANMAR | Sunday, 13 May 2007 | Views [3981] | Comments [2]

After two fun nights in Bangkok with very little sleep, we left our friend Scott at the airport, as we parted ways for separate flights.  He was heading back to San Diego, and we, onto Yangon, Myanmar on a 45 minute Air Asia flight.  You don't ever hear ... Read more >

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US Dollars, Anyone?

THAILAND | Friday, 11 May 2007 | Views [759]

It's easy to see why there's a thriving black market for US dollars in countries where the local currency is weak. We're preparing for our trip to Myanmar, and we are only able to use US dollars there to pay for goods and to also buy their currency on ... Read more >

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Backpacker Budget Tips

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 5 Feb 2007 | Views [867]

Nothing like sleeping in late on a Monday and not having to rush to do anything.   Our second day in the beautiful seaside town of Robe brought us windy cool weather, with dolphins playing in the surf in front of our camp.   I have ... Read more >

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Downsized in Melbourne

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 29 Jan 2007 | Views [598]

Life on the road meets reality for us today in our first hostel accommodation... cubicle room, no ventilation, and a sink to boot!   We need to quickly transition to shared en suites (bathroom/shower) and rooms just big enough to fit a bed... and this ... Read more >

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