Tag: solo travel

People watching – Hoi An

Open front window, only silence among us. People come and go as they please on foot and on bicycle. The roaring of the motorbikes can be heard from the outside in, invading our seclusion on a somewhat crowded street. But what was really fascinating about the spot, other than the Reaching Out Teahouse offering jobs

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Race to Angkor Wat

4:00 am start. 1 goal: Sunrise at Angkor Wat. Could we do it? Yes we must definitely could. Well sort of anyways. We were all up at the crack of dawn, shoved into Tuk Tuks headed for the ticket office. 3, 2, 1 SMILE… Mugshot. Bad angle. Bad everything.  Back in the Tuk Tuk we

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“Stuck in the mud.” Out on the open road of Cambodia.

14k on the open road. What a day. 2 wheels and no destination in sight. The roads were mine to explore. I thought I’d be a lot more scared cycling in the Cambodian congestion but it actually wasnt that bad. You just had to brave it and take the chance. And pray that you dont

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“Beauty in a bloodshed burial site.” The Cambodian Killing Fields.

Exhaustion at its peak. 6.5 hours on a night bus departing Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. 2 lanes of bunker cabins, 2 to a bed and 1 incredibly tiny aisle. The evening was filled with free beer and the cutest of sleepover chats. Sleep was the bare minimum, only managing 2 hours last night. Ciara

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