Month: May 2014

Photos – Beijing, China to Lhasa, Tibet – “Train to the Roof of the World

Hi Everyone Here is the link to the photos for this post.  Have been very busy travelling through Tibet – have travelled a 12 hour day and a 9 hour day today.  The landscape is amazing and have seen lots of snow covered mountains!… Continue Reading “Photos – Beijing, China to Lhasa, Tibet – “Train to the Roof of the World”

Beijing, China to Lhasa, Tibet via the “Train to the Roof of the World”

I arrived in Beijing, China on Monday, 12 May 2014. This is the first place I have travelled to where I am very much out of my comfort zone!  Its a concrete jungle with a few streets lined with large trees.  Some of the… Continue Reading “Beijing, China to Lhasa, Tibet via the “Train to the Roof of the World””

Pictures from Laos

  Part I:  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.765039206874290.1073741842.100001046523887&type=1&l=d0f2c72f35 Part II: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.765088550202689.1073741843.100001046523887&type=1&l=4de6d35321 Part III:  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.765153373529540.1073741844.100001046523887&type=1&l=7b06f2fc8e  

Living the Life in Laos

The joys of travelling.  It’s 3pm on a Saturday afternoon.  I’m in the Luang Prapang airport and after negotiating with about three different people I have finally found out that my flight has been cancelled to Hanoi, Vietnam.  Thankfully, I have managed to get… Continue Reading “Living the Life in Laos”

Tạm biệt Vietnam…until next time

Well that was a whirl wind tour of Vietnam if I’ve ever seen one.  2000 kilometres from top to bottom, from Saigon to Hanoi done and dusted in 12 days. I looked back at my first post in Vietnam…I was hesitant about my first tour… Continue Reading “Tạm biệt Vietnam…until next time”

Halong Bay

Tuesday afternoon – our group’s last train trip from Hue to Halong was a doozy…nice send off Vietnam…thank you very much!! Firstly the train was nearly an hour late, so we had to sit in the stuffy train station and smell the lovely odours… Continue Reading “Halong Bay”

Motorbiking in Hue

Monday saw the tour and I depart Hoi An via bus to Hue (pronouced Why).  Sadly most of us were nursing a slight hang over from the antics of the previous night.  Apparently we were watching the Chelsea versus Liverpool match (bloody English and… Continue Reading “Motorbiking in Hue”

Shopping in Hoi An

The group and I arrived in Hoi An on the morning of Saturday, 19th April.  The night before we departed Nha Trang on the overnight train.  Sadly the train wasn’t as nice as the previously one – the carriages had already been used, so… Continue Reading “Shopping in Hoi An”