Knowing that we were leaving Kyoto for Osaka later in the day, we got up early, had breakfast, checked out but left our bags at the hotel and headed for the train station. We weren’t heading for a bullet train, we were making our way to the local JR train to take us to Arashiyama which is… Continue reading Day 4 – Kyoto to Osaka
Breakfast in the hotel today – a very expensive buffet and really probably not worth it except for the incredible omelet the egg chef made. Although the selection was ok, it just didn’t have that “oh la la” feeling that I’ve had in places like the Marco Polo hotel in Hong Kong or the Mandalay Bay in… Continue reading Day 49 – Phuket
Over breakfast the girls at the guesthouse told me the mini van to Ayutthaya was available so I booked it. I had almost given up on the mini bus and had prepared to take the epic journey so now I had an unexpected free morning so I bought some supplies and hung out until 1.30.
A day at the See Through Resort Breakfast at the resort was an interesting affair. Lots of what was likely to be full moon partygoers were hanging around like they hadn’t gone to bed. There were a group of about 6 English guys swimming in their undies when they weren’t still boozing at 9 in… Continue reading Day 15 – Haad Yao Beach
Getting to Vientiane, Laos As advertised the bed at the Top Mansion was extremely hard. Also heard some sounds that seemed like bodies slapping together but oddly there was no grunting noises to go with it. There were male and female voices, so I’m guessing they were having sex – not as good as Portland… Continue reading Day 10 – Udon Thani to Vientiane