Indochina Adventure (Part 1) – It’s hot, damn hot!

Saigon at night

It’s Boxing Day in the UK and its cold outside but I’m heading towards Heathrow airport for a flight to Hong Kong. I’m going to Hong Kong as it’s far cheaper than flying direct to Saigon, but at this moment in time I’m wishing I wasn’t such a tight-arse with a worrying total travel time that is going to be somewhere in the region of eighteen plus hours. But alas the dye is cut as they say and I’m now stuck with the journey come hell or high water, it’s eighteen hours like it or lump it! Continue reading “Indochina Adventure (Part 1) – It’s hot, damn hot!”

Indochina Adventure 2011


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.