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Good Morning lovely people!

I am a happy mazungu this morning, having just enjoyed a healthy breakfast of gf brownie and a flat white. Not enough for breakfast you say? 709 more words


Flashback 2: Vietnam (Sapa, Lao Cai, Bac Ha)


I’m writing this one in Bishkek, a charming little Kyrgyz town just half an hour away from the Kazakh border.

Crossing into Kyrgyzstan by land was a treat. 1,298 more words

Border Crossings: Mae Sot to Myawaddy

Myanmar naturally went on my list of countries to visit when I was at the planning stage. I read tons of information on how to get there without flying as well as how to move forward and where to go first. 1,103 more words



I am sitting I’m not quite sure where. It has been a difficult day to say the least. However I am in a restaurant. It is almost 8.00pm, there is an hour before they stop taking orders.Menus are written up in Myanese and also a little Roman script. 959 more words

Escape from CA - Panama City to Carpugana, Colombia

With the Central American soundtrack of car alarms, wolf whistles and repetitive base beat of “boom—ba-bom-bom, boom—ba-ba-bom-bom” ringing in our ears, we set our sights south to the unknown lands of South America. 1,319 more words


We're gonna need a bigger boat... A 2 Day Journey To Laos

First uttered in that iconic film many years ago, these words had never resonated with me before – until now. As person after person made their way towards the back of the boat, resembling a scene from another nostalgic flashback – Lemmings, the only direction this boat was going, was down. 1,853 more words


End of Second Year

So second year is over, it seems like it’s flown by and a passed border crossings with a C1. I’m very happy with the improvement from semester 1, and I have some very good feedback to work on next year. 8 more words