29,000 miles from Heathrow and back again

a trip by Gregg and Lou
From: August 28th 2010
Until: March 7th 2011

Round the World
Trip Length: 6 months
Blog Entries: 107
Photos: 1506
Words: 174037

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
August 30th 2010 You want Hong Kong beer? Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island
August 31st 2010 Au revoir Hong Kong Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island
September 2nd 2010 31 hours & 811 miles through China and in to Vietnam Asia » China » Guangdong » Guangzhou
September 4th 2010 Passage to Hanoi, auspicious sightings and walking on water. Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi
September 6th 2010 Limestone Karsts and Cantonese Karaoke Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Quang Ninh » Halong Bay
September 7th 2010 Thunder, Lightning, the way to Ninh Binh is Frightening. Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Ninh Binh
September 10th 2010 Hard seats and soft hearts to Dong Hoi Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Quang Binh » Dong Hoi
September 12th 2010 Hue - Elephants and Tuna Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Thua Thien - Huế » Hué
September 14th 2010 The DMZ - Definitely Militarised Zone Asia » Vietnam » North Central Coast » Quang Tri » DMZ
September 16th 2010 Cooking and comfy seats - Hue to Hoi An Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An
September 18th 2010 Hoi An - the hard sell & the open road Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An
September 20th 2010 Hoi An: The drums, they are driving me out of my mind! Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Quảng Nam » Hoi An
September 23rd 2010 Hoi An to Nha Trang via Quy Nhon: From the ridiculous to the (nearly) sublime Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Khanh Hoa » Nha Trang
September 24th 2010 Mud, slides and Nha Trang Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Khanh Hoa » Nha Trang
September 26th 2010 Nha Trang: Coral Reefs and would be thiefs (with apologies for the spelling) Asia » Vietnam » South Central Coast » Khanh Hoa » Nha Trang
September 28th 2010 Dalat - Margaritas and Red wine Asia » Vietnam » Central Highlands » Lam Dong » Da Lat
September 30th 2010 Dalat to Saigon - it's all about the Crazy Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City » District 1
October 2nd 2010 Saigon - Curry and Tunnels Asia » Vietnam » Southeast » Ho Chi Minh City
October 4th 2010 Where the Mekong River Goes Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta » Can Tho
October 6th 2010 The River Asia » Vietnam » Mekong River Delta
October 6th 2010 Vietnam - the round up Asia » Vietnam
October 8th 2010 Pnomh Penh & P'Chum Ben Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh
October 10th 2010 Phnom Penh - Swimming and rain Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh
October 12th 2010 Phnom Penh to Siem Riep Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap
October 14th 2010 Siem Reap - Pimms and Markets Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap
October 16th 2010 The Temples of Angkor Asia » Cambodia » North » Angkor
October 20th 2010 Angkor - Kbal Spean, Banteay Srey and Preah Khan Asia » Cambodia » North » Angkor
October 20th 2010 Siem Reap: Early mornings hellos and late night goodbyes Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap
October 22nd 2010 Battambang Water festival Asia » Cambodia » North » Battambang
October 24th 2010 Battambang and the Bamboo Train Asia » Cambodia » North » Battambang
October 26th 2010 Phnom Penh to Bangkok Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh
October 26th 2010 Cambodia - The Round Up Asia » Cambodia
October 28th 2010 Bangkok - living it up Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok
October 30th 2010 Bangkok - Buddha and Beer Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok
November 1st 2010 Leaving Bangkok for Chiang Mai Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok
November 3rd 2010 Sleeper Train to Chiang Mai and going hippy. Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai
November 5th 2010 Chiang Mai - two junior hippies and a cooking class Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai
November 7th 2010 Chaing Mai to Phuket - Beaches, scams, and sunset free bars. Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Phuket
November 9th 2010 Phuket to Ko Phi Phi - the hunt for paradise Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Phi Phi Don
November 11th 2010 Drinking with friends and avoiding the rain. Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Phi Phi Don
November 13th 2010 Koh Phi Phi to Koh Lanta...a journey through the Jellyfish sea Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Lanta
November 15th 2010 Koh Lanta - Sea Eagles and Big Decisions Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Lanta
November 17th 2010 Koh Lanta to Langkawi an unexpected journey Asia » Malaysia » Langkawi
November 17th 2010 Thailand - The Roundup Asia » Thailand
November 19th 2010 Langkawi - The Island of Legends Asia » Malaysia » Langkawi
November 21st 2010 Making the most of Langkawi Asia » Malaysia » Langkawi
November 23rd 2010 Penang - Colonial buildings, and quality curry Asia » Malaysia » Penang » George Town
November 25th 2010 Charmed by Kuala Lumpur Asia » Malaysia » Wilayah Persekutuan » Kuala Lumpur » Bukit Bintang
November 27th 2010 Kuala Lumpur - Mall-Asia Asia » Malaysia » Wilayah Persekutuan » Kuala Lumpur » Bukit Bintang
November 29th 2010 Chillaxing in Cherating Asia » Malaysia » Pahang » Cherating
December 1st 2010 Melaka - Not to my liking Asia » Malaysia » Melaka » Melaka City
December 3rd 2010 Melaka has its way with us Asia » Malaysia » Melaka » Melaka City
December 4th 2010 Malaysia - the round up Asia » Malaysia
December 5th 2010 Singapore - Shopping Asia » Singapore
December 7th 2010 Singapore to Bali or how to lose £350 on an Air Asia flight Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Kuta
December 9th 2010 Bali - The bad luck continues. Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Kuta
December 11th 2010 Bali - Settling in Canggu Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
December 13th 2010 Canggu routines and board hunting Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
December 15th 2010 Bali - Riding Waves (ish) Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
December 17th 2010 A comedy of errors Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
December 19th 2010 Flying Without Wings Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
December 20th 2010 A little Christmas Bonus Asia
December 21st 2010 Realisation of camera technology Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
December 23rd 2010 Merry Christmas from Bali and it's amazing how much I can write about so little Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
December 25th 2010 A Christmas to remember Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
December 27th 2010 Paradise (definitely) lost Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
December 29th 2010 Birthday celebrations Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
December 31st 2010 Bringing in 2011 the Balinese Way; or Fireworks, fireworks and more fireworks Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
January 2nd 2011 Tanah Lot Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
January 4th 2011 Insomniacs Anonymous gear up for moving on Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
January 5th 2011 Bali - The Round Up Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Canggu
January 6th 2011 Bali to Brisbane - Or where did all the mopeds go? Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Brisbane
January 8th 2011 Family, friends and the crocodile hunter Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Brisbane
January 10th 2011 Changing plans and forecasting the weather. Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Brisbane
January 12th 2011 Brisbane on a day that made history Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Brisbane
January 14th 2011 Walking the dog and eating Kangaroo Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Wollongong
January 16th 2011 And then the sun came out to play Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Wollongong
January 18th 2011 Moving to Manly, and catching up with friends. Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney » Manly
January 20th 2011 Home & Away and an Admin Day Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney » Manly
January 22nd 2011 Whaley at Whale beach Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney » Manly
January 24th 2011 We have a TV star in our midst Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney » Manly
January 25th 2011 Australia the roundup Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney » Manly
January 26th 2011 Leaving Oz, and gaining a new home Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Christchurch
January 29th 2011 Beauty and the Fen Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Oamaru
January 30th 2011 Early morning delights and late night frights. Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Southland » Catlins
February 1st 2011 Rainbows, waterfalls and when adjectives fail you Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Milford Sound
February 3rd 2011 Pancakes with ice. Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Fox Glacier
February 5th 2011 From the sunshine into the rain Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Wellington Region » Paraparaumu
February 7th 2011 Black swan Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Taupo
February 9th 2011 Hubble, Bubble Toil and Trouble Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Coromandel » Paeroa
February 11th 2011 Hobbits and surfing Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Raglan
February 13th 2011 Motorway madness and the road to Northland Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands » Paihia
February 15th 2011 Bye bye Paua Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Auckland
February 16th 2011 Time Machine Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga
February 16th 2011 The Paua and the Glory - the New Zealand round up Oceania » New Zealand
February 18th 2011 Pushbikes, motorbikes and driving tests. Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga
February 20th 2011 Happy Birthday Mum Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga
February 22nd 2011 Flights, snorkeling and a brewery. Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga
February 24th 2011 Drumming and the rain Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga
February 26th 2011 Markets and moving on Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga
February 26th 2011 Rarotonga the round up Oceania » Cook Islands » Rarotonga
February 28th 2011 Hollywood Calling North America » United States » California » Los Angeles » Hollywood
March 2nd 2011 Day tripping and road tripping North America » United States » California » San Luis Obispo
March 4th 2011 Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair North America » United States » California » San Francisco » Union Square
March 6th 2011 The End of the Long and Winding Road North America » United States » California » San Francisco » Union Square
March 7th 2011 California, the round up North America » United States » California
March 7th 2011 Thank you, until next time... Europe » United Kingdom » England » Devon » Plymouth
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