A Very Slow Trip that We Perhaps Wouldn’t Have Taken… Firstly, let me get it out of the way that the rail authorities of Thailand have closed part of the track between Bangkok and Chiang Mai, as of Monday 16th September 2013. This has resulted more »
Train 70: Journey Report and the Failures of Yortdoy Services It was without any trace of heavy hearts that we packed up and prepared for our overnight journey from Vientiane to Bangkok. We were not sad to be leaving and were, in fact, excited about more »
Well, firstly, I’m annoyed that an enormous post covering loads of what we got up to in Bangkok was lost by Blogsy, the app I use to write this blog on the iPad. I’ve emailed the developers and there seems to be no way of more »
Taking A Break On 31st July 2014, after a total of 989 days on the road, we flew back to the UK. We’re having a rest at home and in August we rented a lovely house back in Northampton that we have until January. Returning more »
A Quick Visa Run via First Class Coach In some ways Malaysia has very generous visa provisions. For us, with our now well stamped UK passports, it means we qualify for a visa on arrival (VOA) that is valid for three whole months (well, 90 more »
Vientiane is unlike any capital city we’ve ever visited. It is very compact and boasts a population of less than a million. It is choc-a-block full of Buddhist temples and has so many new luxury cars on the roads that it is very hard to more »
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