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Oops!! Been a while...

THAILAND | Wed, 31 Jul 2013 | By rutha90 | Views [602]

It's been a while since I have written on this thing!!  But really not a huge amount to talk about.  One Sunday a few weeks ago we travelled in the back of a pickup truck to Surin Elephant Study Centre, where we volunteered for the day ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, elephant, homesick, monsoon

Sitting on the dock of the bay

COSTA RICA | Tue, 28 Sep 2010 | By sobrea | Views [978] | Comments [1]

Writing to you today from the dock in Paquera, Costa Rica…we missed the car ferry to Puntarenas by about 10minutes, so now waiting for 2 1/2hrs for the next one…no wifi here, but hopefully I’ll get this posted before the end of the day (Tuesday).... Read more >

Tags: costa rica, monsoon, scuba diving caves

Mumbai motions

INDIA | Mon, 27 Jul 2009 | By houdyman | Views [764]

The final city stop on the grand journey around the world was Mumbai, India formerly known as Bombay. We happen to time this visit with the most powerful monsoon rains the city had seen in a long time. In fact, the high tide that registered the day after ... Read more >

Tags: commuter train, india, monsoon, mumbai

Why Mandu?

INDIA | Mon, 27 Jul 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [4589] | Comments [1]

The unmistakable stench of a combination of human excrement and decaying rubbush hit me as soon as I alighted the train. It was only a three hour train ride. My first, in Sleeper class was just fine but not quite as well equipped as AC class. Khandwa ... Read more >

Tags: bus, fort, monsoon, random, traffic jam

Captain Caveman and the mini Taj Mahal

INDIA | Thu, 23 Jul 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [6007] | Comments [1]

Expecting the unexpected and prepared for anything I was in Mumbai's hectic CST station a full two hours before the train was scheduled to leave. I plonked my conspicuous rucksack down in the middle of the station and sat on it, joining the crowds ... Read more >

Tags: cave, monsoon, tour

India begins with I

INDIA | Sun, 19 Jul 2009 | By eoghancito | Views [1059] | Comments [1]

India was always going to be an experience of sensory overload, but not just for the usual culture shock-related reasons – the key to the beginning of my Indian travels is contrast. I was coming from Singapore, a model of modernity, order and efficiency, ... Read more >

Tags: city, monsoon

Oh Kalkotta!

INDIA | Wed, 8 Jul 2009 | By houdyman | Views [1089]

Well as you can read we decided not to visit Nepal instead opting for Kolkata where we could spend close to a week working with fast internet for job related items. We traveled to Kalcuta on our first train in India with the American Indian boys, Anand ... Read more >

Tags: beggars, kolkata, monsoon

Streets, birds, the joy of cleanliness and catholicism

INDIA | Thu, 11 Sep 2008 | By anuon2r | Views [886] | Comments [1]

Dear friends: do you realize I have only a few days left? Oh-me-god!! So, I will share some "short stories" with you, before I tell u about my days here in Goa. Signs of the street When traveling on streets here I have a lot ... Read more >

Tags: beach, monsoon, paolem, short stories

Midnight Monsoon

INDIA | Mon, 18 Dec 2006 | By solbeam | Views [1414]

pouring. drenching. pounding. drowning. rain. When I was in Pune, they asked me, “Did it rain in the North, in Mumbai, when you were there?” When I was in Goa, they asked me, “Did it rain in the North, ... Read more >

Tags: midnight, monsoon, on the road

Cambodia: Communal update

CAMBODIA | Sun, 9 Sep 2001 | By stowaway | Views [2778] | Comments [3]

Hi All, I'm in Siem Reap in Cambodia at the moment and have another day here before moving on towards Thailand. I went to Angkor Wat and other temples yesterday, the day before yesterday and yet again today. They are absolutely amazing, especially ... Read more >

Tags: angkor wat, bayon, cambodge, cambodia, monsoon, preah kahn, siem reap, ta prohm, tonle sap, wat


VIETNAM | Sat, 1 Sep 2001 | By stowaway | Views [3113]

I started off just over a week ago in Saigon (Ho Chi Min City), Vietnam, after some very long flights there. Saigon is an incredibly busy place, traffic is mad - motorbikes, more motorbikes, trucks, bicycles and even more motorbikes. Currently it's ... Read more >

Tags: airports, ak47, cu chi tunnels, ho chi min city, m16, monsoon, motorbikes, siagon, traffic, vietnam


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