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Stopover ~ Singapore Style

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Stopovers. In our experience, they’re generally a waste of time, money, and effort. At various times we have decided to break up a long flight with a stopover in, say, JFK, and I have to say, they never live up…

Lao and its dirty, evil, little secret

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We spend leisurely days in Luang Prabang, the reputed tourist hub of Lao and our official gateway to South East Asia. We’ve already been in the country for over a month and are only starting to feel well rested. China…

Enticing Mui Ne

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We pulled into town on the afternoon bus from Saigon. Heat waves shimmered off the pavement, and the smell of pungent fish sauce assaulted our sinuses. Saigon, our entry point into Vietnam, had been sheer chaos. Amazing, intriguing, delicious and…

Delays in posting…

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As you can already see, my posts here have been rather slim lately. Internet is a bit hard to come by in Indonesia, so getting photos uploaded and updates done hasn’t really been happening. Once I get somewhere with faster…

MYANMAR IN SNELTREINVAART

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VIPS IN BURMAAt the border there is a long line of people. Ronald gives me the carnet while searching for a place for the car. I question whether this 2 x; the right row. The man looks at me…

SAME, SAME, BUT DIFFERENT

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Een antwoord dat je altijd krijgt als je wat koopt en vraagt of het ‘echt’ is: same, same but different…horloges, zijden kleding, tasjes, kleding, alles same, same, but different. Dat schijnt ook op te gaan voor de coup. Wel of…