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USA | Sunday, 22 Mar 2015 | Views [411]

hello friends,  am now back state side.     i had a great trip.  really fun iwth sis at end.   will mention acouple places here to check out if you are in the region.  beyond what is already talked about.  real good ... Read more >

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Feb. 26. Hat Yai, Thailand

THAILAND | Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | Views [314]

I went for a quick walk for breakfast before a 5 hr trip to Hat Yai. it took us an hour  getting thru traffic to pick two other groups of people including a helpful man who guided tours. We left over the bridge instead of on the ferry.  We ... Read more >

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Feb 24. Georgetown

MALAYSIA | Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | Views [320]

Our morning routine has been to go to the Food market looking for papaya.  The hotel breakfasts have been meager for my preference.  We visited the famous street art on Armenian St Which includes a crush of tourists snapping photos on many ... Read more >

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Feb 20 -21 Ipoh / Taiping

MALAYSIA | Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | Views [333] | Comments [1]

We've mainly traveled on freeways between JB and Malacca and KL and Ipoh.  Lots of palm plantations and today we got into some hills. Very steep but the road went between them. Today was the longest trip. The bus stopped at a rest stop after about ... Read more >

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Feb. 18-19 KL

MALAYSIA | Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | Views [309]

Surprisingly, the bus ride from Malacca was about two hours but we ended up at a terminal at the edge of the city instead of downtown. So we had to figure out the light rail into town. Then we were stuck at where to go from the station. Just as someone ... Read more >

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Feb 17 - Malacca

MALAYSIA | Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | Views [290] | Comments [1]

Tues - up and out early, walking the less trafficed streets - we're actually able to cross the streets.  At JB Sental, bus to Larkin Bus Terminal.  Without a good samaritan, we wouldn't have made it. At Larkin, we were on the bus within ... Read more >

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Feb 16 - Events in Singapore

SINGAPORE | Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | Views [246]

Sunday morning - MRT to Chinatown, great market and another food court, wandered Chinatown, decorated for New Years.  The main street median was lined with goat statues for the Year of the Goat.   MRT to Bayfront - another expansive mall ... Read more >

Tags: exploring sin

Feb 13 leaving Phnom Penh

SINGAPORE | Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | Views [247]

After 3 days in PP, I was ready to meet Joan.  I was heading for the airport.  If I thought walking the streets of obstacles was entertaining then riding a moto to the airport was far more exciting.  Don't like the lane you're in, use ... Read more >

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2/10 phnom penh, again

CAMBODIA | Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | Views [312]

so stayed sevearl days in Kompot.    is easy town to be in.  and figured be nicer then more days inPP. get into my routines.  walk to far end of riverside walk where there is a fish mkt in the mornings.  found atable there selling ... Read more >

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2/5 kompot

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | Views [399]

  so did stay PP couple days.  great thing is mkts, and i only few blocks from big one.  awful thing is traffic!!  i am staying abit of distance from river and to walk there is unpleasant.   side walk used up with various obstructions ... Read more >

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feb 1 Phnom penh

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 1 Feb 2015 | Views [400] | Comments [1]

  stayed another day in KC.  Keith not feeling well in morn and deciede best stay over.    enjoy walk up river side walk.  there is a long bamboo bridge out to an island.  gets desstroyed each rainy season and rebuilt each ... Read more >

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29 jan kompong cham

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | Views [383] | Comments [2]

spent cthree days in Kratie.   got to go to my favorite little eat spots and folks who sold me fruit and wanter.  fun make a familiarity.    nice walk to fro river front road.   Keith arrive from enjoyabale trip on Mekong Discovery ... Read more >

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25 jan kratie

CAMBODIA | Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | Views [411] | Comments [1]

so yesterday morning.  after i went out on a short dawn walk.  met withh Keith and we head out along river road.   this is the north part of the Mekong Discovery trail.    road is a small one lane road along the river ... Read more >

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23 jan stung treng

CAMBODIA | Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | Views [381]

  so now in cambodia.      enjoyed champasak.  left early,  sun rising earlier sa time goes on. lovely smoky red across river.    good luck just as arrive to ferry area,  the 'small' ferry driver just going ... Read more >

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21 jan champasak

LAOS | Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | Views [388] | Comments [2]

so bit of catch up.    have been far from cybers or even wifi some of it.   is rural out in the country.   some times difficult to find those road side motels.      as leave Savanneket, again ... Read more >

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16 jan savanneket

LAOS | Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | Views [549] | Comments [2]

well had a VERY LONG day yesterday.    to a really nice side road going down along the river.    deeper into rural Laos.   small small towns,  several bridges, one lane and wooden slats. i walk across.  steel undergirding.... Read more >

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14 jan thakhek

LAOS | Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | Views [403] | Comments [1]

this will be quick update as it has been days and not remembering much.  Laos is quite rural and even more so then thailand was.  the main hiway is two lane road with no shoulder not easy riding at some times.  with much traffic.  ... Read more >

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7 Jan vientien laos

THAILAND | Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | Views [475] | Comments [1]

well whirlwind the last couple days.   made the Unhappy discovery had over stayed my visa!!!  thought i guess that i had two months but no......   so decide in a bit of panic to bus on to Laos straight away.      asked about ... Read more >

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5 Jan sang khan

THAILAND | Monday, 5 Jan 2015 | Views [454]

 so back a day and see if i can remember.    big night mkt in CK  and the streets crowded in old town.   walk malacon look river.  pretty sunset.   next morn meet K at 6 30  he at different hotel.  the ... Read more >

Tags: bike

3 jan chiang khan

THAILAND | Saturday, 3 Jan 2015 | Views [490] | Comments [4]

chilly but not as much as some mornings recently have been.   find the standard noodle stand down the road a ways.   an up and down day of hills but not long or steep.   alot of traffic not so pleasant just along road can't really ... Read more >

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