Tag Archives: overland

Anlong Veng to Siem Reap

It is 126km (over 80 miles) from Anlong Veng to Siem Reap, if you take the short cut through Angkor Wat. What we didn’t realise until later, was that you were unable to take this shortcut that we had in … Continue reading

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Kulin to Sra Aem

As with the other mornings, we set off in good time, but unlike yesterday, we decided to stop for a proper breakfast, rather than survive on sugar all morning, and we were so glad we had! Unlike the other days … Continue reading

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Svay Leu to Kulin (Kulean)

Despite our night in a grim “hotel” both Fi and I slept reasonably well, and thankfully, we seemed to escape the bed bugs, a genuine concern in a place so dirty. We set off early, as much to get out … Continue reading

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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 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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