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Reminiscing About Leg 3 – The China to Singapore Photo Gallery

Reminiscing About Leg 3 – The China to Singapore Photo Gallery

While I was stuck in Quetta (Pakistan) last week I had the chance to reminisce about previous sections of the journey. Leg 3 from China to Singapore was the toughest, most frustrating and challenging section of the journey. But over time the wounds have started to heal and on reflection there many highlights, satisfying memories and great photos. If you are new to the blog or just fancy spending a few minutes exploring China, Laos,...

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Readers Stories – Worst Travel Experiences Competition

Readers Stories – Worst Travel Experiences Competition

Recently I posted a blog about my Top 5 Worst Travel Experience. For fun I ran a competition to hear about your own stories. Here are the three lucky winners stories, as I decided to award them all first prize. Along with one more story. Each of the winners will receive a call from me, from the road sometime before I the end of the expedition in January. You can read my stories here. Each of these stories are different. From harrowing and...

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Thailand – Changing Plans, Racing the Clock and Bangkok Dangerous!!

Thailand – Changing Plans, Racing the Clock and Bangkok Dangerous!!

Entering into Thailand was pretty straightforward to be fair. Things were going pretty smoothly on the border crossing front. I was back on the road and heading for Bangkok where I was planning to leave Boris for a few weeks before entering Myanmar. Well, that was the plan until about 1pm that day. The fateful email from our Myanmar tour agent broke the bad news. Trouble on the India side of the border had led to the Indian government...

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Crossing into Thailand from Laos with Your Vehicle (At Vientiane / Nong Khai)

Crossing into Thailand from Laos with Your Vehicle (At Vientiane / Nong Khai)

I recently crossed into Thailand from Laos at the Vientiane / Nong Khai border. As I was after a 60 day visa for me and my truck I thought I’d share the process I went through. Exit Vientiane Drive your vehicle as far to the front as possible then park and get out. Head to any of the offices with your departure slip and passport. Hand it in to one window (for immigration) and you should get it back from the next window. Then you got...

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Leg 3 of 5 – China to Malaysia

Leg 3a – China to Laos Our group of travellers enter China on June 20th 2013 and exits on July 24th 2013. Due to the Chinese government rules these dates are fixed. Visa’s Required – Visas for the vehicle and myself (for UK Passport) Distance – 4543 miles Time – 35 days Leg 3b – Laos to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Upon entering Laos, I head south to Cambodia and then across to Thailand and finally south into...

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