Indochina Adventure 2011

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When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

My next little travel adventure is to South East Asia to discover and explore parts of the still relatively unknown countries of Vietnam and Cambodia. I’m really looking forward to the trip having waited a whole year to get the finances and plans in place. I leave after Christmas Day and you can follow my travels via an interactive map that will appear in my next blog post that I’ll be publishing before I leave. I found this smashing little quote from some time back while surfing the net, and feel that it’s quite fitting in regard to my next little venture, I hope you enjoy it.

Leave a trail instead!

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles – 05/04/2010

To truly experience India you need to experience Indian railways! This is a well known popularly held belief around the world. Armed with this thought my last day in India was not going to be one of sadness at leaving, but one filled with excitement at having a six hour rail journey ahead of me across the vast desert expanse between Ajmer and Delhi aboard the famed Shatabi Express. Continue reading “Planes, Trains and Automobiles – 05/04/2010”