Gili Trawangan and Bali

An update of our trip between Gili T and Bali

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Singapore, East Java and Bali.

My entrance into Singapore didn’t go as I would have expected. The customs officers at the border here are extremely strict and upon finding a packet of cigarettes in my bag, a packet which I didn’t even know were there after being given them on New Years Eve, I was held under investigation for around […]

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Our short stay in Cambodia began with a very confusing border crossing, jumping on and off the bus numerous times for evidently no reason. We had given our passports to the bus driver and when we crossed the border, the customs officer was happy with this excuse and let us straight through, I’m not sure […]

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Hue, Mui Ne and Ho Chi Minh

​We arrived in Hue in the evening and wit­hin five minutes were propositioned to b­uy everything from weed to heroin, not w­hat we expected from a city famous for i­ts temples! It was enough to persuade at least Kurt ­and I that it was a town that could be p­artied in, even without the drugs […]

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Hanoi and Cat Ba

After saying goodbye to Celso, we got onto the bus in Laos and armed with a few podcasts, my book, some documentaries downloaded from YouTube and a fully charged iPod we took our beds and set off on the 24 hour long journey. The only real problems being the relentless cold air conditioning and the […]

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We crossed the border into Laos early in the morning, it was really easy and only took about 15 minutes to get through checks. We were shown straight to the slow boat which we would spend the following couple of days on to get to our first destination, Luang Prabang. We had the option to […]

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