Monthly Archives: November 2011

Solo Travel Slump…

So it’s been eleven days since my sister left Kuala Lumpur and I became a solo traveler – and even longer since my last post here. The “blogger’s block” is probably due to a combination of reasons, but for the … Continue reading

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Siem Reap Surprises!

I’m not sure exactly what I was expecting from Cambodia. Some of the things fellow travelers shared in years past included: the country is so impoverished it’s upsetting to see it’s easy to get sick from the food overland road … Continue reading

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Vietnam: Hello, bye!

“Hello.. bye!” A woman on a street corner called out to my mom and me as we passed her on a walk through the streets of Hanoi. Using the two words of English she knew, she politely greeted us and … Continue reading

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Trekking and tubing

So, we booked a two-day trek with Fair Treks/Tiger Trails, an organization that supports the local community through ecotourism in Laos. We were a little wary of the “5-7 hours” of trekking the first day after the strenuous jungle hikes … Continue reading

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