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Back in Bangkok

THAILAND | Monday, 16 Jun 2008 | Views [715] | Comments [1]

Here I am again, floating through this world that never sleeps (though somehow I do).  Today I woke up to a loud noise and jumped up with a start assuming it was already morning.  It wasn't.  Not what any sane person would consider morning anyway, as ... Read more >

Bangkok, beer, and damn good noodles

THAILAND | Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | Views [1205]

Well hello again everyone, Things are going well on my end (healthy, happy, and  learning a lot) and I have now finished with Cambodia and I'm hanging out in Bangkok for another hour or so before I hop on another overnight bus to head down to Ko Tau, ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok


CAMBODIA | Sunday, 1 Jun 2008 | Views [566]

Hello all, I'm writing this from a bar upstairs in the hostel I'm staying at now with no hot water or air conditioning, but which is only costing me 3.50 US a night.  Because I'm in the bar and the internet is free, I think I'll make it a quick ... Read more >

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Nha Trang

VIETNAM | Monday, 26 May 2008 | Views [982]

Well hello again everyone.  After going to a number of cafes with WIFI and even signing on to a few of the networks to no avail, I have finally bitten the bullet and entered one of the many internet cafes scattered about this touristy beach town of ... Read more >

Tags: nha trang, overnight bus, vietnam

Still in Hanoi

CHINA | Saturday, 24 May 2008 | Views [915]

I was planning on taking the night train to Hue last night and spending the day in Hue today, but after walking out onto the streets of Hanoi on Friday night, I immediately changed my mind and decided to see what the night life is like here.  I've still ... Read more >

Tags: accident, drunk driving, hanoi

Gallery: Kunming

CHINA | Saturday, 24 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Kunming. And Henrik and Gertrud
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Hanoi, Cai Rong, and the quiet island of Quan Lan

VIETNAM | Friday, 23 May 2008 | Views [6500]

Well hello there ladies and gentlemen (though considering there proably aren"t that many people actually reading this, it could be comprised of only one gender or the other at any one moment in time.  Likely even.) I'm back in Hanoi again.  Yes, ... Read more >

Tags: bai tu long bay, off the beaten track, quan lan, viet nam


CHINA | Saturday, 17 May 2008 | Views [2188] | Comments [1]

North Vietnam is nothing like I expected it to be. Perhaps it is only that Sapa (a small village known for its good trekking and mountain tribe women dressed in traditional clothing and selling hand made crafts) is the exception to the rule for this ... Read more >

Tags: sapa, vietnam

Gallery: Shanghai

CHINA | Saturday, 17 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

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CHINA | Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Views [923]

After saying goodbye to Xie I got my bags together and headed downstairs to pick up the taxi that she had arranged for me to take me to the airport.   It was incredible to me that I had only to leave the money for my plane ticket at Xie’s house ... Read more >

Tags: china, kunming


CHINA | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Views [1514]

Shanghai   We got in to Shanghai at about 9 AM and got all our things packed up and said our goodbyes and good lucks to each other, only to pass through customs and find that we were all beginning our journey in at least relatively ... Read more >

Tags: china, couchsurfing, shanghai

Shanghai 2

CHINA | Friday, 9 May 2008 | Views [687]

Well, again I am writing this a bit after the fact but there were a couple of other things that happened to me while I was in Shanghai that I wanted to write about. On the second morning I woke up and headed out of Xie's place at about 9:30 or ... Read more >

Tags: scams, shanghai

Gallery: Slow Boat to China

CHINA | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

A lot of pictures of a Boat. Thats about it.
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Slow Boat to China: Part 2

CHINA | Thursday, 8 May 2008 | Views [845]

Again, I am writing this from Kunming . It is now well after the time I actually wrote the following journal. If you are reading this travel blog looking only for information about traveling, I'll save you some time and let you know that ... Read more >

Tags: china japan ferry, ferry

Slow Boat to China

JAPAN | Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [1083]

Hello all! and thanks for checking in to the first installment of this travel blog I plan to keep for my month and a half trip from Shanghai, China down through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and then a final jump up to India, where ... Read more >

Tags: ferry, japan china ferry company

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