On the move
PJ and Michy
On the move
Hola and welcome to Lee (aka PJ) and Michys travel blog!!
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We are off around the world and will be back soon!!!
The countries we plan to see are..
and Oz!! (done)
Highlights of our trip so far
*Tubing on the Nam Song river in Vang Vieng - Laos
*Watching the sun set over the Mekong river in Vientiane - Laos
*The hospitality of the Lao people especially on new years eve in Vientiane - Laos
*Sailing in Halong bay, with a crew of 5 (only 4 of us) amazing surroundings - Vietnam
*The journey from Muang Khau (Laos) to the border - the views over the mountains - seeing for miles and miles - Laos
*Angkor Wat - Cambodia
*Snorkeling in the lagoons around Ko Phi Phi - Thailand
*Prayer time at Majid Zahir Mosque around sunset in the very Muslim Alor Setar - Malaysia
*View over Mount Bromo at sunrise - simply stunning - Indonesia
**Things that we have found amusing
Lao lady boys - Thais are so much more convincing
The unlimited amount of funny misspelling on notices and signs
The inflated tourist prices for... EVERYTHING
Tuk Tuk drivers on Khao San road asking if me (Lee) AND Michelle want to see 'ping pong show' !
Touts in Laos selling sandwiches shouting - 'Hello Sandwich' , equally pineapples sellers in vietnam saying ' hello pineapple!!!!
'Hello banana' 'Hello motorbike' (touts selling stuff in Hoi An - Vietnam)
Same same but different in Thailand/Vietnam (the locals selling trips/bus journeys)
'You buy water' (street sellers in Saigon)
A notice in a window near Khoa San Road (Thailand) saying 'RAPID STD TESTS'
**What we have REALLY enjoyed so far
Banana Pancakes from just about any street vendor
Beer Lao in Laos!!!
Chang Beer in Thailaind
Lao Massages (1 hour for 4 quid)
Yummy Fruitshakes in Udomxai (Laos)
Cheese Baguettes from the market in Luang Prabang
Chinese New year in Vietnam ...everyone is sooo happy and kind
The Jacuzzi in Dreams Hotel - Dalat/Vietnam
Vietnamese People are so friendly and welcoming
Urap Urap in Java - tasty veggie meal
**Whats not so good
Finding bugs in the street market food in Luang Prabang (even though we didn't order them!!)
Price fixing in Vang Vieng (Laos)
The minus -3 nights in North Laos and being totally unprepared!!
The dodgey smell of Oyster sauce in general
Indonesian bathroom smells
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