This post has been a while coming, but then it’s a long ride from the last entry in this list – New Zealand – to the foothills of the French Alps… 517 more words
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Well, the ‘slow boat from Jakarta’ plan didn’t work out.
It proved to be too many things: too complicated (the Beast being treated as cargo and sent separately); too time-consuming (endless running between offices near the port); too tiring (language barriers and miming can wear you out) and too relatively expensive (24 hrs on the ship would cost the same as the ridiculously cheap hop between Jakarta and Singapore). 514 more words
From the title of this blog you could be mistaken for thinking we’ve spent the last few weeks hauled up in a prison drama: Soap bars are dropped and Big Mama gets his way, hairy knuckles dish out tough love to double-crossing rats and a Rastafarian King Coconut is the don…in the meantime (soap bars aside) and back to reality, a rat ate my shoes! 1,073 more words