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Anywhere but the UK Almost three years of saving and hard work since graduation have culminated in this trip. My inspiration has come from reading inumerable atlas's and watching the quality output of the BBC ever since I was a kid. My route has changed in it's scope and length since my orignial ideas. The theme however,remains the same: to get beyond the shores of our tiny island and to experience and explore the world beyond. Oh and to have a good time and not work for six months!


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Going Nowhere Fast

CHINA | Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | Views [699]

After a brief visit to Xi'an we were preparing to get back on the road.  The plan was to head to Shanghai, however, we made the fatal mistake of leaving the train booking to the last minute.  The next available train wouldn't be leaving for three days:... Read more >

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Slow Boating The Mekong

LAOS | Sunday, 3 Jun 2007 | Views [961]

It was time for a detour.   For most of the last three months we had been following a fairly rigid plan which we had predetermined before leaving home.   A change and some adventure was in order, to this end we booked onto the slow boat to Luang Prabang ... Read more >

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Goin' a Goa

INDIA | Thursday, 12 Apr 2007 | Views [498]

Gagging to transplant the dusty, urban heat of northern India for the tropical heat of Goa we sheltered in the air conditioned comfort of the first class lounge, awaiting the arrival of the 32 hour-long Golden Temple Mail to Mumbai.   At around 8PM ... Read more >

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The Himalayan Queen

INDIA | Saturday, 24 Mar 2007 | Views [1930] | Comments [2]

‘Quick, out of the way, let me get that shot’ or variations on that was all I would hear for five and a half hours after taking up my tiny seat on the Himalayan Queen. We had spent the best part of the morning travelling through northern India ... Read more >

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In Transit

INDIA | Sunday, 11 Mar 2007 | Views [794] | Comments [1]

'Ladies and gentlemen the next stop is Agra Cantonment'.  After four and a half hours, the constant lingering smell of piss and God knows how many shouts of 'Chai' we had arrived in Agra.  The train had left Delhi on time, but then managed to fit in ... Read more >

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