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Thaipusam. What the hell just happened?

Aside from the disjointed rhythym of multiple drum troupes echoeing off and around the huge Karst outcrops that welcome visitors to Batu Caves, one of the first things I note after disembarking from the unusually busy KTM commmuter train is … Continue reading

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The return.

OK, so it’s been two years since my blog abruptly ended, so apologies for the silence but please allow me to explain… Our travel adventure stopped suddenly when whilst in the charming cloth capital of Hoi An, Vietnam I received … Continue reading

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The year of the dragon : Dalat

The hill station town of Dalat works at a much more leisurely pace than much of what we have seen of Vietnam. Without suffering from the tropical heat of the lowland South, the inhabitants seem able to chill a bit … Continue reading

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Going Underground : The Cu Chi Tunnels

Claustrophobia : The fear of enclosed spaces. Having studied phobias when training in hypnotherapy a few years ago, I developed an interested in the topic of phobic reactions and the underlying mental processes which allow a principally non-threatening event to become … Continue reading

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Market Day: Can Tho

With its numerous fingers of water dividing and reaching seawards after thousands of miles of travel across the nations of South-East Asia, the fertile lands of the Mekong Delta are often characterised as being the rice bowl of Vietnam. The … Continue reading

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The end is in sight : Phnom Penh

Our second swing by of Phnom Penh, and we are this time on our backpacker budget staying in a £8 a night room, as opposed to our Christmas treat accommodation which weighed in at over three times this rate. I find … Continue reading

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Castaways : Ten 103, Koh Ta Kiev

Breakfasting at a shady bar overlooking Ocheauttal beach whilst Miss Marsh continued her experiment in soaking up as much UV as a human body could take, we were all set for our boat ride to the distant island of Koah … Continue reading

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