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A Motorbike Tour

I rolled (quite literally) into the very edge of Sapa town in the north of Vietnam completely bedraggled and close to tears. This was not how I had imagined our arrival to our final destination. Just moments before my bike’s … Continue reading

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A Perfect Evening

Last night was one of those rare perfect evenings. Not because of anything in particular, but a combination of lovely things coinciding. The evening started well with lesson planning over a rare fresh coffee at the cafe opposite school. It … 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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Leaving Mongolia

Yesterday I boarded the final stage of the Trans-Mongolian railway from Ulaanbaatar, and arrived in Beijing this morning. It was a beautiful train ride with good company in the form of a bunch of other travellers. The scenery changed dramatically … Continue reading

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