Tag Archives: Adventure

A House-Warming

I am based across three schools, the Mae La Suksa Secondary and Primary Schools in Mae La Luang and Hoi Ku Pah Primary School, 5km further into the mountains. I first met the Headmaster of Hoi Ku Pah when I … Continue reading

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Family Life

I live with Nuan and her husband Lipo. Nuan is 47 years old. A sprightly, energetic lady full of laughter. She smiles all the time, and though she speaks about as much English as I do Thai, so not very … Continue reading

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A New Adventure.

It is hard to believe I am here. Somehow with a mixture of buses, trains and a few lifts, I actually made it from the UK to Thailand without flying. It feels a little surreal, and I cannot quite work … Continue reading

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Inspiration Along the Way

My journey from the UK to here would not have been the same if it was not for the people I have met along the way. Of course there are hundreds of people out there who are amazing and inspiring. … Continue reading

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A Whistlestop Tour

In ten days I travelled from Yangshuo in China to Chiang Mai, Thailand, arriving just in time for the New Year. In Hanoi, I stayed in Rendevous Hostel for one night for $5, £3.40. It was a nice hostel and … Continue reading

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Visiting the Tsaatan

  The Tsaatan, literally “Reindeer People”, are an indigenous community who live in the heart of the Darkhan Depression, a mountainous region in the north of Mongolia. It is a vast area covered in larch woodland and scattered with small … Continue reading

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To the back of beyond by bus.

I have taken many buses in the past, but none compare to the most recent from Ulaanbaatar to Bayan Olgii. I am not sure exactly how far it is, (even Google fails to know! ) but somewhere between 1400km and … Continue reading

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Into the unknown (again)…

Once more I find myself sitting on a ferry, with no firm plans and just a vague idea what the near future holds. I love wild places, I love adventures and whilst I know you do not need to leave … Continue reading

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About Me

Hi! Thanks for choosing to read my blog! I am from the UK. I grew up in the stunning North York Moors National Park. I guess it was probably inevitable that I then fell in love with the wild places of the … Continue reading

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