Yangshuo, Guangxi

Steamed buns and egg/veggie fried noodles on Yangshuo's popular West Street
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Coming from sunny and warm Hong Kong, it was a bit of a nip in the bum getting off the bus in Yangshuo, where the weather was misty and chilly. It was the kind of weather that makes you want to sit by a fireplace in your dorkiest, comfiest pjs …

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One last day in Phuket

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Jan 7: It’s my last day in Phuket before flying down to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I check in to Udom’s Bungalow near the airport and after getting settled in, decide to take a walk to the Nai Yang Temple and check out Buddha’s digs. A good half hour wander through …

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Goodbye Koh Phi Phi, Hello Phuket

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Jan 5: This morning we said goodbye to the beautiful island of Koh Phi Phi. We boarded a two-hour-long ferry to Phuket, caught some sun along the way, and checked in to the Baan Krating Resort in the early afternoon. After lunch, we had a little down time to relax …

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Welcome to Mumbai

Taj Mahal Palace
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11th November 2011: The plane door finally opens and everyone moves like a herd of cows as far forward as possible. We all enter the Customs line at the same time (again, personal space bubble is completely being burst here) and one by one make it through. As I approach …

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