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CHINA – Tibetan Tour

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01/09/2019

CHINA – July 2019 Paul and I are going on a month long 5,000km overland expedition through China, Tibet and Nepal. The Journey starts at Xi’an in east China and heads west out across the central plains. At Golmud we turn south and work our way across the vast…

Bus & Truck Trips East Asia Travel Journals

TIBET – Tibetan Tour

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01/09/2019

TIBET – August 2019 Paul and I are going on a month long 5,000km overland expedition through China, Tibet and Nepal. The Journey starts at Xi’an in east China and heads west out across the central plains. At Golmud we turn south and work our way across the vast…

Bus & Truck Trips East Asia Travel Journals

NEPAL – Tibetan Tour

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01/09/2019

NEPAL – August 2019 Paul and I are going on a month long 5,000km overland expedition through China, Tibet and Nepal. The Journey starts at Xi’an in east China and heads west out across the central plains. At Golmud we turn south and work our way across the vast…

Indonesia Travel Journals

Orangutan Tour – Borneo

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01/07/2019

May 2019 We are spending a few days on the Sekonyer River Kalimantan visiting the Orangutan Research Stations in the Tanjung Puting National Park (TPNP). Borneo and Sumatra are the only two places in the world where you can see Orangutans in the wild.

Day 1 – Denpasar Bali…

Indonesia Travel Journals

Pasola Festival – Sumba

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01/07/2019

February 2019 Cathy and I are off to Sumba Island to see to see the Pasola festival. Held early each year it is a spectacular harvest festival where bareback spear-wielding, ikat-clad horsemen gallop at each other hurling their hand-carved spears to ritualise traditional tribal conflicts, appease the spirits and…

Bali Indonesia Travel Journals

Negara – Bali

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01/07/2019

September 2018 George, Rocky, and I are going on a bike ride for a couple of days to Negara in SW Bali, not that we need a reason but I just collected my new Honda PCX, and I haven’t seen much of West Bali. Negara is an interesting but…

East Asia Travel Journals

Mongolia

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01/07/2018

September 2018
Sandwiched between China and Russia, Mongolia is best known for its rugged expanses, nomadic culture, the Gobi desert and of course Genghis Khan. We figured it’s not really a motor scooter sort of place so we are going on our first small group tour including a China stopover.
As…

East Asia Travel Journals

Beijing – China

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01/07/2018

We visited Beijing for a few days on the way back from Mongolia. While we have separated our journal, each stands alone and they are part of one journey.

Day 9 – Ulaan Baatar to Beijing
We fight our way through the UB traffic (1.5m people), jump on a jet and…

Bali Indonesia Travel Journals

Bedugul – Bali

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01/07/2018

July 2018
Bedugul is a lake resort in Bali’s central highlands and famous for its fruit and vegetables especially strawberries. Cool and crisp it’s a great place to escape the humidity and busy tourist areas. We had a really pleasant few days away with Anita and Tim on a Yoga…

Bali Indonesia Motorbike Trips Travel Journals

Nusa Penida – Bali

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01/07/2018

July 2018
We are spending a few days on Nusa Penida a craggy limestone island mostly ignored by travelers but only 30 minutes by fast boat from Sanur. We are – Irene, Jude, Cathy, George, Harry and me.

Day 1 – Nusa Penida East Coast
It’s early morning as we hustle our…