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The teacher becomes the taught.....

Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | Views [466] | Comments [1]

Warning!  This has turned into a bit of a rant, and it might not be of much interest to anyone who hasn't ever taught English! I've been in Hong Kong for about 12 days (it feels more like 12 months) and I've been attempting to learn some Mandarin ... Read more >

Hong Kong City

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | Views [249]

Culture shock is a strange thing.  You think you've been in Asia long enough to be past being very wide-eyed and then you take a couple of flights and you're in a totally different world.  In seven hours I travelled from the country ranked 155th ... Read more >

Old Dhaka

Saturday, 3 Dec 2011 | Views [385] | Comments [1]

Although I spent much longer in Dhaka than I would normally spend in a city, most of that time was in the comparitively upmarket areas, and until Friday I hadn't really got around to exploring anywhere else in the city.  Friday was the last chance to ... Read more >

Photos: Darjeeling and the Toy Train

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Sikkim

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | Photo Gallery

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The Himalayan Toy Train and cucumber sandwiches

Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | Views [320]

So, back in Darjeeling!  It's a lot quieter than it was last month as the Hindu festivals are all over so there are fewer Indian tourists.  I've enjoyed Darjeeling much more this time around.  There's something quite nice when you're travelling and ... Read more >

Uttarey home-stay

Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | Views [502] | Comments [1]

For very boring technological reasons, it is impossible to upload photos to this blog which is a shame as I've got quite a few now that I'd like to share.  Hopefully, when I get to my friend Amy's place in Dhaka sometime next week I'll be able to figure ... Read more >

Pottering About Western Sikkim

Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | Views [254] | Comments [1]

SO, last time I decided to put something on this blog, I forgot the cardinal rule of using the internet in Asia which is, of course, Always Save Everything Every Two Minutes! Needless to say I lost everything that I typed, and then there was a power ... Read more >


Saturday, 22 Oct 2011 | Views [1077] | Comments [5]

So, I've been in India now for almost three weeks.  Kolkatta, where I flew into, was very busy and I was more jet-lagged than I had anticipated I would be, and there's not much to say about those three days.  I took an overnight train to Darjeeling ... Read more >



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