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It was a lot of hassle to get from Yangshuo to Dali overland. After a couple of hours on a bus from Yangshuo to Guilin, I boarded a train which would be my home for the next 20ish hours. I don’t mind … Continue reading

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A Day in the Hills

  On our first couple of days motorbiking, Sanne and I were wondering if it was worth it. We biked from Hanoi to Haiphong over two days on one of the Highways. The roads were big and busy, the scenery … Continue reading

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Vang Vieng

When people first told me about Vang Vieng, back in December 2015, it sounded like my worst nightmare. A bunch of drunk tourists taking trips down the river in tractor inner tubes…? Not my thing. But, I was going through … Continue reading

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The Little Things

Living in the village, beyond anything else, feels incredibly normal. Yet there are a thousand small things that make living here a totally different experience to any that I have had before. Buildings here might only have a floor and … Continue reading

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Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang is by far the most touristy place I have been yet. I thought Hanoi was full of foreigners but it is at least balanced by hundreds more locals living in the city. In contrast, Luang Prabang seemed to … Continue reading

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