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Rosi & Jen's 11 Thousand Beach Odyssey Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things you did not do, then the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream...."

Trip: South East Asian Odyssey

There are [78] stories from my trip: South East Asian Odyssey


Gallery: Thailand

THAILAND | Saturday, 28 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery

Thailand
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Terrific Thailand and 4 more sleeps...

THAILAND | Friday, 27 Jun 2008 | Views [1128] | Comments [2]

It's been over 5 weeks since I wrote a journals entry..long overdue for all you devotees who are simply glued to your chairs in anticipation of what will happen next.  We have been travelling through Thailand for the past 5 weeks, landing first ... Read more >

Tags: beach, chiang mai, dreams, koh lanta, koh samui, pai, thailand, travel


Gallery: South East Asia Kids

LAOS | Sunday, 18 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

South East Asia Kids
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Meat Pies, Vanilla Slices, Thai beaches and thoughts of home

LAOS | Sunday, 18 May 2008 | Views [1554]

I’m sitting here at the little writing desk in our riverfront bungalow in Nong Khiaw looking out at the emerald green jungle that covers the limestone mountains surrounding this stretch of Northern Laos.   There is actually many different shades of ... Read more >


Paradise and Pommy Gals

LAOS | Thursday, 15 May 2008 | Views [998]

Yesterday was a great day.   When we caught the bus from Luang Prubang  to Nong Khiaw the other day we met these wonderful English girls Catherine and Sasha.   They were staying at the same bungalows as us and we instantly befriended each other. ... Read more >

Tags: nong khiaw


Gallery: Nong Khiaw

LAOS | Thursday, 15 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Nong Khiaw
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Nong Khiaw

LAOS | Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Views [876]

Sometimes you come across a place so beautiful you can’t quite believe it’s real.   Where the landscape is so stunning and the accommodation so simply perfect and cheap that you keep checking to make sure it’s not all a mistake.   Today we arrived ... Read more >


Gallery: Vang Vieng

LAOS | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Vang Vieng
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Gallery: Vientiene

LAOS | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Vientiene
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Luscious Laos

LAOS | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Views [930]

There is so much more to write about Cambodia.   It’s a country that changes lives.   It affected us both greatly.   At times it left us saddened to the core of our souls with the tragic history of what the Khmer people have been through.   At ... Read more >


Gallery: Angkor & Siem Reap

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

Angkor & Siem Reap
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Amazing Angkor Wat

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 29 Apr 2008 | Views [675] | Comments [1]

On April 26 we both fulfilled a lifelong dream by visiting the mother of all temples “Angkor Wat”. The feeling of awe you get in that first moment when you walk through the outer wall and view the magestic and massive temple for the first time is indescribable.... Read more >


Gallery: Phnom Penh

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 20 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

Phnom Penh
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The Royal Palace Phnom Penh

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 20 Apr 2008 | Views [744]

After the tragedy of The Killing Fields we thought it was time to celebrate the beautiful spirit and incredible genius of the Cambodian nation.  We went to the Royal palace in Phnom Penh we we stood in awe of some of the finest architecture we have ever ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, phnom penh


The Killing Fields

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 19 Apr 2008 | Views [999]

It’s difficult to put into words what we saw the other day.   It’s difficult in anyway to understand what the Cambodian people have been through.   Actually I find it impossible to grasp.   In 1975, after 5 years of civil war, The Khmer ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, genocide, khmer rouge, the killing fields


Cambodian Crossing

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | Views [794]

We crossed the border into Cambodia on a boat travelling down the Mekong. The change was immediately apparent. The Cambodian people are far more laid back than their Vietnamese neighbours. They are extremely friendly and welcoming and even the hawkers ... Read more >

Tags: b&b, phnom penh, the manor house


Mekong Delta

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | Views [6902] | Comments [2]

The last week or so has given us some of the most incredible travel experiences we have ever had anywhere in the world.  The Easy Rider boys picked us up in Saigon early one morning and we set off on another motorbike adventure this time through the ... Read more >

Tags: kids, mekong delta, river life, vietnam


Gallery: Mekong Delta

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

Mekong Delta
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Gallery: Central Highlands

VIETNAM | Sunday, 13 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

Central Highlands
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Easy Rider

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | Views [2134]

It all started as we were strolling along the beach at Nha Trang one bright sunny day.  As the waves gently lapped against the plastic bag lined shore and we admired the massive Hollywood style VINPEARL sign on a nearby island, these two Vietnamese ... Read more >

Tags: easy rider, motorbike, tours


Gallery: Mui Ne

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

Mui Ne
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Mui Ne Meander

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 1 Apr 2008 | Views [1642]

We’ve spent the last 3 days sunning ourselves at a beachside bungalow in Mui Ne. Mui Ne for those of you not familiar with Vietnam is a small coastal village about 200kms north of Saigon.   It’s also the Kite and Wind Surfing capital of Vietnam.   ... Read more >


Nha Trang Chillout

VIETNAM | Friday, 28 Mar 2008 | Views [2653]

We've been laying on deck chairs under coconut thatched umbrellas on the beach at Nha Trang for the greater part of two days just chillin' out, slurping Mango Lassi's and looking at the calm turquoise water of Nha Trang Bay.  We landed here quite by ... Read more >


free from pests

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 25 Mar 2008 | Views [672] | Comments [1]

We've been laughing our arses off at some of the hotel descriptions.  You know, the things hotels say to entice you to stay there.  Well in Vietnam they reach a whole new level and we feel compelled to share them with you. "Welcome to GOLDEN HOTEL ... Read more >


Bathroom ideas and cooking school!

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 25 Mar 2008 | Views [1134]

The last 6 days have been fairly chilled.   After an horrendous over night train journey down from SaPa..(there is nothing quite as delightful than having dysentery on an overnight train that keeps stopping and starting suddenly when your only friend ... Read more >


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