Finally, Indonesia!

Made sure to get some street curry and street samosa for the road which was great and cheap then left for my plane to Jakarta. Was able to sneak into my own private rows on both flights and sleep. Good travel day, when I got into jakarta 1.5 hours later than expected, I took a…

Kalaw the mountain town and Inle the village on the lake.

We were taking a day bus because all the night buses were booked but not before we got in one more sunrise. We left at 5:00 am and I had a temple in mind that was really off the beaten track. Or so I thought, it was a high temple that wasn’t a major one and…

Bagan, the ancient city of 10000 temples

Got into Mandalay at about 6:00 am and I had figured out my itinerary at this point and saw that I didn’t have much time to do everything I wanted, so I decided to skip Mandalay and go straight to Bagan. Once in Mandalay, I immediately looked for ways to Bagan, the train was 1800 kyat…

Malaria Medicine

I decided to go a little off the beaten track here and write something different than just what I’ve been doing. I am currently in Indonesia and about to head into some areas with a little more malaria than I’ve been exposed to but in three and a half months of travelling I have not…

Myanmar!

Woke up early and met up with Sam, was good to see him. We just kind of hung out and went and got food, relaxed for the day as we were both healing from sicknesses. Went for lunch and it was a nice street curry, with very good fried veggies, I was quite happy with…

Songkran! World’s biggest water fight.

Woke up early, got my game face on and decided to head to the alms giving ceremony and opening of Songkran at the Gate of the old town. It was all in Thai and not too much happened, the monks walked by and people gave alms or donations to them. Then there was a bike parade…

Chiang Mai and the white temple.

We left Bangkok at 6am got to our bus early enough was a 10 minute drive. Taxi driver brought us right there and we finally figured out how to get our ticket. We got on the bus and it was a 9 hour journey. It was great though, they brought us some food/water/juice throughout the…

Beautiful Koh Chang

Got up and had some breakfast before the bus picked us up. They brought us near pub street where we got on a bigger bus. The bus took us to the international bus terminal again where we took another bus to the border. At the border they drop you off with your bags and once…

Another quick Ankor Wat visit.

We woke up and went for some great seven eleven breakfast. Took a cab to the train station and hoped on the 48 baht(2 dollar) train ride to Aranyaprathet 5:55am to 11:45am. It was a long ride and a little uncomfortable but it wasn’t that bad especially for the price. There was a lot of locals…