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Life on Vorovoro...

FIJI | Wednesday, 9 Jul 2008 | Views [2409] | Comments [1]

I woke up early on Saturday the 5th of July after a better nights sleep and met up with a chap I met the night before who was taking the same flight as me to Labasa to share a taxi (a mercedes saloon, which the driver managed to fit Dales surf &... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, life!, the great outdoors

Melbourne to Adelaide

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | Views [6539] | Comments [1]

Yet another stupid-o'clock start and yet another uncomfy Oz Experience bus, but at least this time I had some companions already so it wasn't going to be dull! Our new driver was an older bloke called Bryan, who was a bit more sensible than Andy from ... Read more >

Tags: animals, beaches & sunshine, mountains, on the road, sightseeing, walking

Relaxing on Koh Lanta

THAILAND | Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | Views [2832] | Comments [1]

I'm currently on an island called Koh Lanta, off of the south east coast of Thailand. Basically I'm being lazy and chilling before heading back to Bangkok for two days and then heading off for the next leg of my trip to Australia on the 31st March. ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, lazing, snorkeling, swimming

Manukan Island, snorkeling

MALAYSIA | Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | Views [3020]

On Friday Andy and I walked to the ferry port and got a lift out to one of the islands protected as part of the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park. The island we chose was called Manukan and as we went past the others it looked like our choice was good, it was ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, snorkeling

Snorkeling on Sipadan, and the rest of my week...

MALAYSIA | Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | Views [7650] | Comments [9]

Saturday morning Andy and I met at the ferry point to go for a day of Snorkeling at one of the best dive sites in the world. Sipadan is one of a group of islands off of the south east coast of Sabah from the port town of Semporna. It had a sheer reef ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, markets, on the road, onward planning, sightseeing, snorkeling, walking

My Oakleys are broken...

THAILAND | Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | Views [689] | Comments [1]

... gutted! They cost me about 2 quid in Bangkok! I'm going to write to them and complain... and I've bought some Ray-bans now (also for 2 quid), lets hope these fare better, they seem better built! Lol I have nothing much to say so far today. I've ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

A morning snorkeling

THAILAND | Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | Views [1089] | Comments [4]

Got up at 7:30 after a good sleep and grabbed a very light breakfast of some small croissants and a coffee. Steve had boiled eggs, so he now has salmonella to go with his HIV, bird flu, sun burn and dodgy teeth! ;) We caught our ride to the speedboat, ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine, snorkeling

Sunset from the beach and thoughts of moving on...

THAILAND | Wednesday, 30 Jan 2008 | Views [986] | Comments [1]

I had a really nice curry on the beach tonight, infront of the first sunset I've seen worthy of photographing ... the local kids were playing football on the beach too, which was quite amusing to watch. I could stay here for ages, its a great place.... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Exercise day and tales of insect gambling...

THAILAND | Monday, 28 Jan 2008 | Views [930] | Comments [3]

Today I got up nice and early, well 8am early anyway, and went down to the beach for a run and swim session. Ran about half a mile up the beach, which was hard work for a non runner, especially on sand! ;) I then swam back past the point on the beach ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Slowing down into this life...

THAILAND | Sunday, 27 Jan 2008 | Views [874] | Comments [1]

I am now getting used to this pace of life, and getting good at it. Soon I will be unable to do basic maths and remember things from yesterday (like Steve is currently ;p). I now have a scooter for a few days, which is fun. It is the best way to get ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

Traveling on to Koh Chang island

THAILAND | Saturday, 26 Jan 2008 | Views [1041] | Comments [3]

The morning after the boxing I was up at 7am to shower and pack ready to spend the day traveling to Koh Chang Island to meet Steve and do some beach side relaxing. When I got downstairs Nicole (the Swiss girl I met last night) was waiting there so we ... Read more >

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