Our Jeep rounded the corner to the sound of intense screaming and shouting. It was pitch black on the jungle road and as the driver switched off the engine and the lights, – the most obvious thing to do in the dark? – all I could think was that someone was being malled by a Godzilla sized tiger. After switching the engine back…
I’m not sure where they came from, but all of a sudden there was another bike with two young locals right in front of us. We broke, but not enough, and BANG. Hello blood and bye bye knee cap.
I had a massage. In Thailand. It was a coconut oil massage and not the traditional Thai-pull-your-arms-and-legs-off massage but it still counts.
I don’t like scary things. I watched The Mummy when I was a kid and didn’t sleep for a week. Even as an adult, I get nightmares way too often. Just recently, whilst staying at the awesome Tiny Tiger Hostel in Da Lat, Vietnam, I dreamt that a guy leaned over my bed and silently screamed at me, whilst I was…
This fine day marks a whole 182 days, exactly 6 months since I flew the coop. By coop, I mean home, and by home, I mean England. As I type, I’m sat in Chiang Mai, Thailand in 33c heat. It’s around 5 in the afternoon and I don’t know a single soul, which is liberating and lonely in equal part….
Get your chopsticks ready to delve into Vietnam, Southeast Asia’s diverse and wacky Eastern inhabitant. Its nature is astounding, its food is world known, but its the people that make this country one not to miss.