Started the day around the corner from our hotel with some Segafredo coffee and croissants, which was ok, but the thing that sucks about Japanese cafes is also what makes them authentic – it’s still ok to smoke in them. Given that eating and smelling smoke is a totally unheard of concept now in Australia,… Continue reading Day 7 – Tokyo
It seemed like it was raining all night but it was just the river gushing underneath my room. I awoke to the sound of longtail boats and the gentle rocking of my room. Walked down to see the elephants bathing at 7.30. They were pretty cute and looked well cared for – the mahouts got… Continue reading Day 42 – Kanchanaburi
Early solo breakfast in the hotel then met with the tour group at 8.30am. This was our first trip together as a complete group and I got to meet the two young Aussies Lisa and Luke (first time overseas for Luke first in Asia for Lisa). 9 of us in the tour van and our… Continue reading Day 30 – Hanoi
Slow start to the day with jealousy pancakes for breakfast. Jealous cause that was what Pauline was making and I wanted some. Mine were a little dry but with bananas and honey.
Dogs barking, roosters crowing, yet no real sounds of elephants while I slept. They are suprisingly quiet creatures when they walk, you’d have no idea if it was coming up behind you.