A few last days in Bangkok

Thursday 12th November 2009 So, back to Bangkok! This time I made a point of not staying in the 'Damrak of Bangkok', that horrible Khao San Road area, even though I was arriving there by bus and was supposed to meet friends there later. The bus from Ko Chang came in from the eastern side …

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Vang Vieng – a love/hate relationship

Update - from what I read on the internet, Vang Vieng adopted stricter rules from 2010 onwards and is no longer the party place it used to be. Which is good news for the locals and for travelers who want to enjoy its beautiful scenery!  19th October 2009 - giving party place Vang Vieng a …

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Party time in Bangkok

17th October - First impressions The flight was quite exhausting. Almost 11 hours and through a time warp (arrival 2am Dutch time, 7am Bangkok time). Some Dutch students had apparently decided they didn't need to sleep on the plane... and none of the other people either... so they kept us awake with loud talking for …

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Clubbing in Lilongwe

Unable to go to Livingstonia, I stayed in Mzuzu for a while, had a few nice baths in my tub, some good breakfasts that went with the room, did lots of reading and relaxing, and had some walks through town. Mzuzu was the first place I ever saw a Malawian woman not wearing a long …

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