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A Waking City

I arrived in Bangkok this morning. To be precise I arrived in Bangkok at 5.45am this morning. I was not dropped in the bus station, but in the middle of a random street in a random part of the city. … Continue reading

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Kunming to Laos Overland

I arrived in Kunming from Dali, around 7.30pm and was hoping to find a bus to Jinghong that evening. I had been expecting to have to get a bus or taxi to the bus station, but on walking out of … Continue reading

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阳朔 (Yangshuo)

I’ve said it before, but Yangshuo is a special place. It is not typical China. Being as beautiful as it is, it attracts tourists from not only the rest of China, but also the rest of the world, and as … 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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Navigating China

Turning up in China, I expected, as usual, to withdraw money from an ATM when I arrived. No such luck. I got off the train without a crucial word in Chinese – “Bank”. I kept trying to ask people in … Continue reading

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