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Singapore - 16th June 2009

SINGAPORE | Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | Views [410] | Comments [1]

Got up early and finished packing up. Said goodbye to Shona - quite sad! We've been travelling together for 4&1/2 weeks and have seen so many sights together. But she's off home and a move to Oz which she is very excited about and I've still got ... Read more >

Gallery: Angkor What?

CAMBODIA | Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

Angkor Wat
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Angkor Wat - 15th June 2009

CAMBODIA | Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | Views [499]

Hey, So the big day. We got up at 4.20am and were collected by our tuktuk driver plus Emily and Rhiannon at 4.40am. Arrived at Angkor Wat in plenty of time to get a prime position on the left side in front of the pond to see the sun come up. We ... Read more >

Gallery: Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Monday, 15 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

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PhnomPenh to Siem Reap 13th & 14th June

CAMBODIA | Monday, 15 Jun 2009 | Views [860]

Saturday 13th June Woke up at around 8ish, we'd booked the bus to Siem Reap to pick us up at 11.30am. We walked down the road to get some noodle soup for breakfast.Shona and I are now completely addicted!!! After breakfast we got a TukTuk to take us ... Read more >

HCMC to Phnom Penh via the Mekong Delta - 11th & 12th June

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 14 Jun 2009 | Views [1551]

Hello - I know I've missed a bit, but I want to keep up to date and hopefully I'll fill in the very busy Vietnam time shortly. Thursday 11th June We had organised a tour with Delta tours to go to Phnom Penh with an overnight stay in the Mekong Delta.... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing

Trekking in SAPA - 28th - 30th May

VIETNAM | Sunday, 7 Jun 2009 | Views [781]

Thursday 28th May The train arrived in Lao Cai station at around 4.40am! This was very very painful. There was a minibus there to meet us at the station but we had to wait around for the next train to arrive. We eventually left around 5.30am. Sapa is ... Read more >

Tags: trekking

Gallery: Vietnam

VIETNAM | Monday, 1 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Hanoi & Halong Bay - 25th May - 27th May

VIETNAM | Monday, 1 Jun 2009 | Views [744] | Comments [1]

Monday 25th May, Had a bit of lie in after my late night out. Shona got up early to go back to the market and buy some more presents. Had a breakfast at a local bakery with Anika and Kate. The flight to Hanoi was at 14.00 so we checked out and got ... Read more >

Gallery: Laos

LAOS | Monday, 1 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng and Vientiane 21st May -24th May

LAOS | Monday, 25 May 2009 | Views [1494]

My first truly bad breakfast! We thought we'd try somewhere different and went to a little restaurant overlooking the river. Well we must have been paying for the view because the food was bad! A lazy afternoon after checkout just mooching about and ... Read more >

Luang Prabang - 18th-20th May

LAOS | Thursday, 21 May 2009 | Views [633]

Monday 18th We had a quick breakfast at the hostel and got down to the pier and the boat at about 9ish. At about 9.30 am we were on our way. This boat was a lot bigger than the one the day before and so we all felt like we had more space!! This was ... Read more >

Chiang Khong & Crossing the Border into Laos - 16th/17th May

LAOS | Monday, 18 May 2009 | Views [1436]

After quite a late night I got up a little bit late, around 9am, had some breakfast and met up with Shona. Shona had done a bit of investigating and thought that it might be good to go to Chiang Khong that evening so that we would be ready to cross ... Read more >

Crickets in Chiang Rai - 15th May 2009

THAILAND | Monday, 18 May 2009 | Views [469]

So I woke up in the morning and decided I was definitely going to go to Chiang Rai. I checked out of the hostel and caught a lift with them to the bus station. I was going to walk but it was pouring with rain! Got to the Chiang Mai Arcade bus station ... Read more >

Cooking and the rain came tumbling down - 14th May 2009

THAILAND | Friday, 15 May 2009 | Views [702]

Thursday 14th May My final day of cookery school. There were a few more in the class today, a couple of candadians, south americans and some dutch (who didn't talk to anyone and just smoked cigarettes at every available opportunity!) Today we cooked, ... Read more >

Cooking & Canadians - 12th/13th May

THAILAND | Thursday, 14 May 2009 | Views [811]

Tuesday 12th May Day 3 of the cooking course - Course 4 We started with shopping at the local market. We were each asked to find an ingredient. I lucked out with an easy one - Coriander!! Today we cooked the following - Yellow Curry with Chicken ... Read more >

Cooking in Chiang Mai -10/11th May 2009

THAILAND | Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | Views [633]

Sunday 10th May 2009 So I remembered to set an alarm to get up at about 8am. This gave me time to have some breakfast at the hostel and wait for my pick up at about 9.30am. They pick everyone up from the different hostels and hotels and we meet at the ... Read more >

Gallery: Cooking

THAILAND | Tuesday, 12 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

Chiang Mai
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Some Like It Hot! Bangkok to Chiang Mai 8th/9th May 2009

THAILAND | Sunday, 10 May 2009 | Views [615]

But I do not! 8th May 2009 Bangkok is hot hot hot! After another great breakfast at the hotel, I packed up my stuff and checked out. Left my backpack and went back to Khao San to go to the hospital. Nothing wrong - but I needed my 3rd Shot of Hep B ... Read more >

Tags: on the move

Khao San and Hugh Jackman with Thai Subtitles - 6th/7th May

THAILAND | Friday, 8 May 2009 | Views [665]

The hotel serves an organic vegetarian breakfast included in the price! On Wednesday this was spring rolls, Som Tam salad and Mango Sticky rice - it was fantastic. Can't wait to learn how to make all this stuff myself and feed it all to you guys when ... Read more >

Tags: city

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