Foto Friday – Waiting for a ferry – Mekong Delta

Waiting for a ferry - Mekong Delta

Some locals wait on a small pier jutting out from an island on the Mekong River with bicycles for a ferry boat to pick them up and take them across to the mainland.

I like snapping candid shots of normal life while travelling around the world that would be anything but normal taken in the context of my life back in London.

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Indochina Adventure (Final Part)– Poisoned in Phu Quoc

Beach in beautiful Phu Quoc

This peaceful tropical paradise, floats in the warm turquoise waters in the Gulf of Thailand, 50kms from the Vietnamese mainland and a 50 minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City. Continue reading “Indochina Adventure (Final Part)– Poisoned in Phu Quoc”

Foto Friday – Dancers at the Angkor Wat Temple, Cambodia

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During my tour of Indochina I visited the famous jungle ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Within many of the temple compounds you would come across these traditional Cambodian dance troupes (as seen in my above photograph. The dancers would perform – for a small fee of course – exotic routines for the discerning and weary western traveller, it was all good clean fun, even if it was all a bit touristy!

Indochina Adventure (Part 5) – The Wettest Place on Earth!

Hué

After our mammoth journey of 22 hours aboard The Reunification Express we had arrived in Hué. We’d booked into our boutique classical Vietnamese town house the previous night, unpacked, cleaned up in the morning and were now ready to explore the city. Continue reading “Indochina Adventure (Part 5) – The Wettest Place on Earth!”