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Koh Rong, Kampot, and the long road north

CAMBODIA | Sun, 10 Nov 2013 | By rutha90 | Views [1863]

I'm sorry I'm so awful at updating this thing...but I'm not sorry that I'm having too much fun and have no time to do it!! Let's start where I left off. I was heading to an island off the coast of Cambodia. That island, Koh Rong, was spectacular.... Read more >

Tags: bokor, border crossing, cambodia, kampot, koh rong, laos, national park, paradise

Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima, Peru

ECUADOR | Tue, 20 Dec 2011 | By sally-annephillips | Views [10061] | Comments [4] | Video

In 2008 when I travelled from Ecuador to Peru, I took the easy way – I flew. This time I decided to go by bus. Much cheaper, but time consuming and not always convenient, but I hadn’t seen the countryside south of Cuenca so I thought it would be a ... Read more >

Tags: border crossing, ecuador, on the road, peru, south america, travel

48 Hours in Montenegro: The time I watched Sex and the City in Serbian with a non pyjama owning man

MONTENEGRO | Mon, 14 Nov 2011 | By rachelina | Views [4327]

Last moments in Croatia with Alex On our last day on Croatian soil, Alex and I said our goodbyes at the bus station (which had seemed such a short distance by car but in the sweltering sun with heavy backpacks was a more arduous exercise) It's ... Read more >

Tags: border crossing, kotor, montenegro, podgorica, serbian

Conmen, Cowpats and Corpses

INDIA | Wed, 16 Dec 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [3497] | Comments [3]

After all that trekking we headed back to Kathmandu for some more relaxation, shopping and to reunite with our Tibet team mates who corrupted us to attend a ‘two for the price of one’ cocktail evening... And we even managed ... Read more >

Tags: agra, border crossing, delhi, fatehpur sikri, sunauli, taj mahal, varanasi

The Mekong: A Solo Journey from Vietnam to Cambodia, then onto Bangkok!

VIETNAM | Tue, 8 Dec 2009 | By missy_carrie_gee | Views [1843]

So, I decided to take the scenic route from Saigon to Bangkok. I always wanted to sail along the Mekong from Vietnam to Cambodia, and see the locals’ daily life unfold before my eyes. I decided on the 3 day, 2 night tour from Saigon to Phnom Penh. From ... Read more >

Tags: boats, border crossing, buses, cambodia, mekong, mekong homestay, mekong people, tours, vietnam

The slow boat to Luang Phabang

LAOS | Sun, 19 Apr 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [1052]

Songkran was finally over so we could walk the streets without fear of iced water attacks. We were going to Laos and just had time to drop off our boxes to be sent home before the bus was due to pick us up. The trip ... Read more >

Tags: boat, border crossing, visa

getting into cambodia

CAMBODIA | Fri, 7 Nov 2008 | By glimmerwing | Views [587] | Comments [1]

I think it was the first morning where I didn't hear anyone wake me up, maybe because when we arrived in last night, Charlie proceeded to make loads of noise with an empty plastic bottle, to give the girl that woke us up the morning before a little taste ... Read more >

Tags: border crossing, cambodia, couchsurfing, kindness of strangers, visa

El grande visa run - or the time when we jumped the country before we were chucked out

NICARAGUA | Sat, 20 Sep 2008 | By rachel_and_daniel | Views [1432]

So, Rachel and I had been in Costa Rica for coming up three months, the limit of our tourist visa, whilst we still had three weeks of our internship to complete. However, the visa has a clause whereby if you jump the country for three days, you can ... Read more >

Tags: border crossing, building conservation, crater lakes, ecology, granada

Colombia: Pasto and Popayan

COLOMBIA | Thu, 24 Jul 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [1159]

And so to Colombia I was really excited going for the border at Colombia. It is pretty much the last country we will visit on the trip and every kept on telling us about the freindly people, beatiful towns, great beaches, Caribbean breezes. Sounds ... Read more >

Tags: bar, border crossing, bosa nova, colombia, latin america, music, pasto, popayan, salsa, south america

Thailand, Bangkok & the world trade towers

THAILAND | Thu, 13 Sep 2001 | By stowaway | Views [1894] | Comments [1]

Well, I've said goodbye to Cambodia now, I quite enjoyed it, especially Angkor Wat & Preah Khan. After driving slowly for ages along the incredibly bumpy & potholed roads we eventually got to the border with Thailand at Poipet (a horrible yukky ... Read more >

Tags: 9/11, bangkok, border crossing, cnn, poipet, royal palace, thailand, tuk tuk, twin towers

 

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