Monthly Archives: July 2012

It’s Finally Over

Imogen – 19 July   After a whole 24 hours of travelling, we are at our Uncle’s house in Leeds. We have all had a bit of a feast this morning, I don’t think any of us have had cereal … Continue reading

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Lunatic taxi drivers and annoying airports

  Travelling home is always a drag, today even more so. We got up in Bangkok at 5.30am and were due to arrive at Gaynor’s brother’s house in Leeds at the equivalent of about 6.30am Bangkok time. That’s more than 24 hours of travelling … Continue reading

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Final day

Seth – 17 July We tried to make an early start to the day, though Liv and Imogen were rather reluctant to get up. The plan for the day was go to the Royal Palace and the Reclining Buddha and … Continue reading

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Khao San Road/Back to Bangkok

Maya, 16th July – Bangkok  After we arrived again at Villa Cha Cha at about 9, we just wanted to get out straight away.  I have been anxious over the past few days about the limited time we have in … Continue reading

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Naughty Mr Chan

David – 16 July Mr Chan had brought us from Yangon airport on arrival in his rickety minibus and spoke good English, so I thought it was sensible to book him for the return trip (the hotel said we wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Sheila, the personal shopper

Gaynor – 16 July We left Yangon on a Monday and had planned to spend the morning in Bogyoke market buying anything and everything. We had got extra dollars changed and were all set to go, but our plans changed … Continue reading

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Yan-gone

David – 16 July Yangon has been many things – vibrant,colourful, noisy, busy, dirty, friendly, energising, spiritual, welcoming, fun, eccentric, muddled, rundown, and – this one from Livvy – different. That sums it up well. There was always something interesting, … Continue reading

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