Category Archives: Asia

The Shewedagon Pagoda, and all that Glitters.

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> I took Sherwin to see the Shewedagon Pagoda, as he has never seen it before. It was a hot day and the marble floor scorched our bare feet. It is best to get there before noon, but we weren’t … Continue reading

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Myanmar, Day 1

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On our way into Downtown Yangoon/Rangoon I was happy to see the obligatory chicken-truck. As I walked from the bus stop at the famous hotel, I think I saw one of the most disturbing things I have ever seen. Since … Continue reading

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Yangon, Myanmar – or Rangoon, Burma?

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> I guess it depends on your Political preference. Or not. Before we leave transit the Suez (on this blog, anyways) I have to share with you the pictures and stories from this magical land. Half India, half Asia, you … Continue reading

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Back to the Wall (The Great One)

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This time, not sick, and not on horseback, I decided to go on the Crew Tour to the Wall, for lack of anything better to do. Lucky I did, because Sherwin surprised me, and went on the tour as well. … Continue reading

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Phuket – The Temple

Also from the archives, a very beautiful Buddhist Temple in Phuket. The first thing that greeted me was this tree Nearby you could buy offerings for the Buddha Lots of “Temple Cats” around People were lighting loud strings of fireworks … Continue reading

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Phuket (1 Year Ago)

I came across some unpublished blog posts – it has been a year now and I haven’t put up these photos! So I think it’s about time. When the ship docked in Phuket I was excited to see the sights … Continue reading

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Pattaya, Last Year

I fear the giveaway might be the date stamp on the photos – but I found an unpublished blog post in my archives and what better timing. A group of friends all went out in Pattaya Here is the main.. … Continue reading

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Pattaya, Thailand

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The first day in Pattaya we went out for an amazing Thai lunch. So good in fact I forgot my camera and we were too full to have a $7 massage after. The next day, just for photos of course, … Continue reading

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Seafood Lunch in Phuket

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After the Big Buddha we were hungry and the cab driver recommended a nice seafood place for lunch. This place was really, really nice – and must have been a resort as well. We were seated at a table like … Continue reading

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Phuket’s Big Buddha – Pictures

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You have already enjoyed my video of the big buddha – so today I thought I would write about our day there. The truth of it is, we hadn’t planned to go to the Buddha – it seemed too far … Continue reading

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