Category: Asia

Siquijor…the Philippines

Siquijor, it isn’t the easiest tropical island to arrive at but that is half the fun! More and more I am enjoying travelling off the grid and being able to completely disconnect from the world and culture I live in and experience life a… Continue Reading “Siquijor…the Philippines”

Cruising the Maldives

November 2017…cruising the atolls of the Maldives *this blog is best viewed on a desktop device It wasn’t the kindest way to start an idealic cruise through the Maldives, a 1:30am wake up call, a 2.5 hour drive from Uluwatu to Sri Lanka’s Bandaranaike… Continue Reading “Cruising the Maldives”

A photo-journal of Sri Lanka

October & November 2017…travels of Southern Sri Lanka Saturday 28/10/2017: my first glimpses of the eastern coast of Sri Lanka over the Laccadive Sea, home to 22 million people Sunday 29/10/2017: Sights of Negombo The fourth largest city of Sri Lanka and “beach” town… Continue Reading “A photo-journal of Sri Lanka”

Two scammers down…a million to go – my first day in India

I’ve been been in Delhi, actually outside in the open air, for about 8 hours in total and already I’ve been scammed! After a mammoth 15 hour sleep (I was obviously very tired and I’m still suffering Delhi belly) I decided to brave the… Continue Reading “Two scammers down…a million to go – my first day in India”

The monsoons open in Chitwan

You may have never heard of Chitwan National Park but its actually a World Heritage-listed park and classed as one of the best wildlife viewing reserves in Asia.  Chitwan is also only a 18 minute flight south west from the craziness of Kathmandu and… Continue Reading “The monsoons open in Chitwan”

Mt Everest – Top of the World!!

The long awaited photos of Mt Everest.  It was truly an amazing experience that words cannot describe! The weather may not have allowed us to climb to Base Camp 1 but it was still thrilling to be in a snow storm.  And in the… Continue Reading “Mt Everest – Top of the World!!”

This is Tibet…

I need to admit that I booked this tour for a couple of reasons – The Great Wall of China, travelling via train through remote China, seeing where the Dalai Lami previously lived and of course Mt Everest!  I knew Tibet was controversial but… Continue Reading “This is Tibet…”

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

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