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rainy Bocas del Toro

rainy Bocas del Toro

Posted from Bocas del Toro Province, Provincia de Bocas del Toro, Panama. Bocas, oh Bocas. Why oh why did you rain on me Bocas? Really. It was a bit much. The surge in Bocas del Toro was unusually high. A system was moving through that created bigger than normal waves, so a few surfers from […]

can you Cancun?

can you Cancun?

Making Cancun my introduction to Mexico probably wasn’t the best idea. Why? It’s a tourist zone. Plain and simple. But in order to begin our trip from Yucatan to Panama City, we had to start somewhere. Where could travel be more efficient than a place filled with heaps of tourists? From the airport to downtown […]

Sapa to Luang Pragbang – the rocky road

Sapa to Luang Pragbang – the rocky road

Posted from Namon, Oudomxay, Laos. Sapa to Dien Bien Phu The bus from Sapa to Dien Bein Phu is 250,000 VND. It’s a mini-van. The journey is a little over 300km and can take anywhere from eight to 12 hours. Luckily my trip only took about eight hours (I’m still getting the racecar-driver-wannabes.) We had […]

Saigon … I think I love you

Saigon … I think I love you

Posted from Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The bus ride from Can Tho to Ho Chi Minh was rather uneventful. We stopped for food and I had some pork Pho. A lady told me to remember the number of my bus as they all look the same. Good thing she told […]

floating markets of Can Tho

floating markets of Can Tho

Posted from Can Tho, Can Tho, Vietnam. The morning air is cool along the river. Goosebumps dot my arms, but I hardly notice. It’s pitch black and somehow my boat driver is winding his way along the Mekong avoiding the river traffic with ease, and what I can only guess is years of experience. Rose, […]

Canal boats

Canal boats

Posted from Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand. The walk to the boats from the Chao Phraya River along the canal was long but worth it. It took us a few moments to find the entrance to the pier, but Phanfa Leelard pier, the starting point where two canals intersect, does not stay hidden from us for long. For […]

Vienna

Posted from Address not found. The train ride from Salzburg to Vienna is a short journey. There are a few train stations in Vienna, with trains departing and arriving from different locations. I wasn’t sure where my ticket would leave me, but the transportation system in the city is excellent and very straight forward to […]