Monthly Archives: August 2013

Singapore – last stop on my train adventure

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Perhentian Islands

Wow, first time snorkling for me and this on beautiful, picturesque Perhentian Islands it couldn’t get any better. But let’s start with the promissed story about the bus ride first. We left Penang around ten at night by minivan. There

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Georgetown on Penang

Penang was just a one day stop on my way to the Perhentian Islands. And it was a good one. The bus driver dropped us off in Chinatown upon request. Hostels are plentiful available so is food and cafés. On

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Thailand – BKK, Beach, Transit

Thailand was originally my first and most important destination when I started planning the trip. Now it turns out that I haven’t spent muchtime sightseeing and I didn’t get to see much of Thai-Life. Somehow I didn’t feel like exploring

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Bagan – Sunrise and sunset watching

Bagan is high up on my list of favourit places. The area and view from one of the thousand pagodas is hard to describe in words. It is breathtaking climbing up a pagoda and overlooking the flat sandy plain with

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Inle Lake

Nyaungshwe is the town closest to Inle Lake with affordable accommodation. I arrived from Hsipaw on a nightbus. I was lucky to find the PYI Guesthouse with it’s friendly owner Joe. Unfortunately it wasn’t a great start as I got

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