Our last week in Chiang Mai was one of my favourite weeks, a perfect way to end our trip and a brilliant move on Thailand’s part to really make us want to stay. As I mentioned in the last post, Rachel and I hadn’t planned on being in Thailand for this long, and decided that … Continue reading Beautiful people. Chiang Mai part 2
Sorry, I wrote three blog posts on my way home. One of our wonderful time in chiang mai One for my Grandparents about Penang And one about our eventful journey home However my emails on my phone were not playing ball so I reset my account on the device entirely forgetting that because the phone … Continue reading Numptey
We arrived in Chiang Mai at 7am, after a very good sleep on the bus, and were taken to a building for free coffee and transfers to your hostel! The woman running the show was running round and round organising people into groups, offering coffee and seemed nice but hectic! We hadn’t actually decided where … Continue reading Chiang Mai: Part 1
So after getting discharged we headed to Ao Nang, Krabi, where unfortunately monsoon season is a bit different to that in Malaysia, it rained non stop from 1pm and the winds were strong enough to close all shops and stop all boats! So our snorkelling trip got cancelled and we spent two days having massages, … Continue reading Thailand’s Islands. (Aka bloggywog says Rachel)
I’m officially discharged! Yay! To celebrate we’re flying outta KL tomorrow and heading to Krabi, Thailand. The plan was to go to Vietnam but though I’m free I’m moving at a snails pace! (Very frustrating!) and Vietnam is quite a fast paced place and I think being unable to spend a full day out would … Continue reading We’re free!
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(And yes helena I do now have ‘carry on my wayward son’ caught in my head) We had an amazing first week in Cambodia, both Rach and I have been saying non-stop that we need to go back there and really spend some time there. One week really was just the smallest of a glimpse … Continue reading THE ROAD SO FAR…
We woke up early on friday morning ready to catch the 8am speed boat back to the mainland. I think we missed most of the sunrise as the shower decided to fail, but we caught the tail end of the orange clouds hovering over the sea as we wandered on the beach waiting for a … Continue reading Clothesless in the Camerons
We took a night bus over to the perhentians, a night minibus actually, and unfortunately didnt get too much sleep as we kept falling off our seats on every corner! Arriving in Kuala Besut at 4am we had 4 hours until out ferry and napped on the benches outside until we could head over! The … Continue reading The dangers of weak Scottish skin.
After our interesting adventure in the Jungle we were happy to be heading back into George Town, Penang where both my sister and Mark were now staying. We had a hostel in mind that we wanted to stay in, it was close to Emma’s hotel and in the centre of town. Clockwise hostel was on … Continue reading The Pearl of the Orient
Sorry – I have so many posts to add! But the internet on my phone here (cameron Highlands) is a bit shoddy! Expect news soon! 🙂
*I edited this and then my wonderful phone decided it wasn’t worth saving so sorry if this doesn’t make sense! I will try find time to edit again later!* I think the best way to tell this is from the beginning through to the end, written from the point of view we had at that … Continue reading Stranded in the Jungle
The 7 hour coach to Penang was easy enough, we got dropped off on the mainland and managed to catch a ferry at sunset over to the island, picking up a lost traveller on the way -Andreas. As we were only here one night then off into the jungle we had booked our hostel simply … Continue reading Beers and Bedbugs!
We arrived sunday evening into Melaka and headed straight for the hostel where it turned out I’d got my dates mixed up and booked us in the following night! Oops! The woman was absolutely wonderful though and stuck us in a 2 bed room. 🙂 We dropped our bag and headed straight out to Jonkers … Continue reading MELAKA!
We decided this morning that we would head to the National Museum before our coach down to Melaka – we’d heard it was a good an had a great work through of Malaysia’s history. So off we all went, we had the lovely Taxi driver we’d had the day before who guided us through KL … Continue reading KL National (ghost) Museum
At 5am we were up and out of our hostel to Phnom Penh airport for a relatively easy (but slow) flight to Kualar Lumpar. The plan was to meet up with my sister, Emma, her fiancé, Mark, and friend Ben, and join them at their hotel for a day before carrying on our travels. And … Continue reading Selemat Detang ke Malaysia
The coach journey to Phnom Penh turned out to be a VERY local bus. We made many stops, and there was no rush at all to make it to the city. We were the only tourists and no one spoke English, making life a tiny bit difficult when someone threw up on the bus and … Continue reading The Khmer Rouge – Phnom Penh
We were up and out of the hostel by 8am on Tuesday so we could head down to a local craft school for a free tour of the silk farms. Unfortunately we (I) managed to send us down the wrong street so we missed the bus! It was unbelievably hot, especially for 9am and we … Continue reading Last days in Siem Reap – Silk and Angkor
Monday We had a tuk tuk booked in the morning to take us around Angkor at a really reasonable price but he couldn’t make it (I’m guessing he got a better offer) and therefore sent his friend. Unfortunately he wasn’t as friendly and we lost our good price, after a bit of haggling we went … Continue reading My first Temples
After a late start and a hot hot night we headed out to haggle with a tuk tuk driver and visit the Landmine Museum. We were surprisingly fine with the heat and decided the none air conned room must have caused us to acclimatise faster! True or not it made the day a lot nicer. … Continue reading Butterflies and Landmines
We arrived in Siem Reap mid-thunder-storm at around 6:30 pm to a crazy looking hostel. Its a pretty basic room, with mozzie nets and a fan but it works fine for us! We just threw our bags down, locked up valuables and then headed straight out to find a tuk tuk to take us to … Continue reading Kantha Bopha
We arrived in Bangkok midday on Thursday after 16 hours of travelling and 23 hours after we left home. The flight was once again good – can happily watch back to back episodes of Supernatural! Though the baby behind us crying did put a stop to any real plans of sleep. Once at the airport … Continue reading First Stop – Bangkok
After a slow start on friday we headed out towards the pier for a day down the river. I’m pretty chuffed at how quickly we learnt our way around the area, and then managed to survive without map and didn’t get lost once 🙂 To be fair though we did have the help of our … Continue reading Bangkok in a day
So we’ve made it to Dubai in one piece! The flight vover ws wonderful ~ Captai America The Winter Soldier, then Divergent(both awesome by the way) and then Rach and I discovered Upernatural season 8! All in all we couldn’t complain! We’re hading to the terminal for the next flight now after a 3 hour … Continue reading Testing post