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Vespa Adventure After Dark Food Tour in Siem Reap

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that the humble Chinese Tourist has given us hours and hours of pleasure on our trip so far. Chinese Tourist peculiarity Number 78: one of the delights of eating our meals surrounded by Chinese Tourists is hearing the hypnotic sound of slurping….
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Angkor Wat and Siem Reap

You would think that travelling overland from Bangkok to Siem Reap in Cambodia would be a simple affair. Diane spent a lot of time researching the different routes and means of doing this trip. There is a train from Bangkok to the Cambodian border; there are also minivans and buses….
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Bangkok, Pattaya & the Dodgy Knee

Over the past five weeks we have travelled throughout Thailand with many friends from Australia. We met up with Mark and Vanessa and Jane and Peter in Phuket. We celebrated our birthdays and wedding vow renewal with these friends and more at Khao Lak. We met up with Lynda and…
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Chiang Mai, Long Necks, Chiang Dao Cave & Doi Suthep

Whilst in Chiang Mai we stayed at a very cheap hotel, called the Buri Gallery, which was situated in the heart of the old part of Chiang Mai within the moat and wall. Funnily enough Diane entered our room and slowly turned and looked at me – she had that…
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Travelling to Chiang Mai by train

On our travels over the past four months Di and I have discovered that our bowel movements have become like the Asian seasons. It is either dry season where nothing happens for days on end, or it is rainy season, with several downpours throughout the day. We had booked tickets…
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