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Crossing the Friendship Bridge

Vientiane to Bangkok on the Overnight Sleeper

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 »

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The Map is Back

I’ve just finished a new map of our adventure so far. I finally gave up on the other map with the lines to show our route and settled on a much simpler solution. It shows many of the places we’ve stayed so you can get more »

Gallery Update

I have posted lots of pictures of Thailand and a few from our short time in the Philippines on our Galley page. Click on the tab at the top of this page to view them!  

Bangkok, Thailand – We loved it!

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 »

Wat Arun in Bangkok

Temple Day: Wat Arun and Wat Po

One day near the end of our stay in Bangkok I left Henry to get on with some work and went on a day out by myself. There were two major temples we had not seen so I resolved to put that right and visit, more »

A Floating Market: Khlong Latmayom

Well, you cannot come to Thailand and not see a floating market, that is what a lot of the online guides tell us. So, after some careful research, we decided on one that was not a tourist trap and we were rewarded with a great, more »

Ayutthaya, A City Of Ruins.

Feeling that we perhaps needed to see a little more of Thailand than just the brilliant Bangkok Henry and I ventured off to the ancient city of Ayutthaya for a few days. It was once the capital of Thailand and is now famed for its more »