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Passage to Peru

PERU | Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | Views [920]

pWe spent the bulk of our day in the airport today. Upon arrival, we are greeted with a long line of unhappy passengers and a five hour delay for our flight. The LAN Peru rep says that all flights into Lima have been delayed for weeks now, apparently ... Read more >

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Icebox on Wheels

PANAMA | Wednesday, 17 Oct 2007 | Views [1302]

We're off on our overnight bus to David, en route to the small mountain of Boquete.  We were warned that busses here were chilled with air conditioning, so we had our long pants, fleeces, and wool socks ready, while we waited in 90˚ weather for our midnight ... Read more >

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Well Wired Transportation

SPAIN | Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | Views [645]

Europe is well established with transportation infrastructure, and there are big lessons to be taken from Europe for the states.  Especially in San Diego, where the train runs north to south, and let's you off at stops with no means of getting to critical ... Read more >

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Darrin and His Opal

PORTUGAL | Monday, 3 Sep 2007 | Views [916]

The surf still has not picked up, aside from one day where it maybe reached 1M, but still wasn't worth paying the exorbitant cost (about $50 US) to rent the equipment to surf the couple hours on a long board and thick neoprene.  So we now hear a ... Read more >

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Did Our Bus Driver Just Beat Up That Biker?

VIETNAM | Sunday, 22 Jul 2007 | Views [1156]

We hop aboard our An Phu (pronounced by us as An "POO" for their quality of service and bus) to Hoi An.  It's a 12 hour overnight bus, and is supposed to be a nice, big, A/C coach with reclining seats.  What picks us up, instead, is similar ... Read more >

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Caveat Emptor: An Phu Travel Company

VIETNAM | Monday, 9 Jul 2007 | Views [2881]

With so many open tour bus companies to choose from here, it would figure we booked our trip with the worst one.  Even after reading reviews and searching the internet, it must just be our luck with local transportation, to select the dud.  You get what ... Read more >

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Pimp Daddy and His Tuk-Tuk Drivers

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 26 Jun 2007 | Views [1279]

Our driver was the guy who picked us up at the bus station.  We had agreed upon a price, and time (9:00 a.m.) for the next day.  His friend who also speaks English well was set up to take our Israeli travel friends together with us.  They had instructed ... Read more >

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Self Inflicted Torture: Last Bus to Yangon

MYANMAR | Friday, 25 May 2007 | Views [1017]

As if we haven't had enough torturous bus rides here, we again opted to put ourselves through it again. 15 hours, no A/C, windows that don't  open, and a busload of betel-nut spitting zealots... Yep, our last bus ride in Myanmar, from Bagan to Yangon ... Read more >

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Locals Only

MYANMAR | Tuesday, 22 May 2007 | Views [773] | Comments [1]

As if we hadn't had enough of the bus, we took another to Bagan from Mandalay.  We had wanted to take the full day boat, but it didn't leave for a few days because it's low tourist season now.  Our bus this time was truly a local experience.  We thought ... Read more >

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Road to Inle

MYANMAR | Friday, 18 May 2007 | Views [803]

The road to Inle was no different than all the other non-maintained roads in Myanmar; big potholes, curving narrow strips of road.  We boarded a local bus in Kalaw (as if we hadn't had enough bus experience our last trip) and they packed it full, inside ... Read more >

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Strikes & Work Stoppages in Kathmandu

NEPAL | Saturday, 28 Apr 2007 | Views [673]

We take the bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu this morning, with about 25 other passengers. The bus rides are scary here, as we wind around the steep cliff-sides. It often feels like either the bus will topple over the edge, or, we will hit one of many ... Read more >

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Passage from India

INDIA | Tuesday, 10 Apr 2007 | Views [924]

Wake up call at 5:00 am, strip the sardine can bunkers, and we're dazed and confused, getting ourselves freshened up for our grand entrance into the Delhi train station. The station looks, sounds and smells just as we remembered it back in 2004. A mass ... Read more >

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Indian Slumber Party

INDIA | Monday, 9 Apr 2007 | Views [1021]

And the fun never ends... Try sharing a train compartment with 8 other strangers for two days/two nights. The first day-night isn't so bad; you're just getting to know your compartment compadres, and everyone is nice, social, unobtrusive... The honeymoon ... Read more >

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The Indian Railway

INDIA | Tuesday, 13 Mar 2007 | Views [1303]

India has an excellent network of railways, and it is apparently both the world’s most extensive network, as well as the world’s largest employer.   We have had the pleasure of riding in first class only once in India, as we often book last ... Read more >

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