Backpacking Asia

a trip by Pete Crow
From: November 25th 2006
Until: February 28th 2007

After spending the summer writing my Master's thesis, I left for a 13 country whirlwind tour of previously untraversed (by me) Asia.
Trip Length: 3 months
Blog Entries: 36
Photos: 466
Words: 24295

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
December 8th 2006 A clean city that can't stop buzzing Asia » Japan » Tokyo
December 9th 2006 This Dragon Drives a Ferrari Asia » China » Guangdong » Guangzhou
December 9th 2006 The random hills of Guilin Asia » China » Guangxi » Guilin
December 10th 2006 No Sorry, No Excuse me, just go! Asia » China » Guangxi » Yangshuo
December 12th 2006 Sunny, Green, and yes, they have a Wal-Mart! Asia » China » Yunnan » Kunming
December 13th 2006 The minority culture here rocks! Asia » China » Yunnan » Lijiang
December 14th 2006 Tiger Leaping Gorge and the end of the fellowship of the bus Asia » China » Yunnan » Lijiang
December 19th 2006 I was sick, but it was so cool, I still had a good time Asia » Vietnam » Northeast » Quang Ninh » Halong Bay
December 22nd 2006 The hidden charm of Hanoi Asia » Vietnam » Red River Delta » Hanoi
December 25th 2006 Christmas in the Capital Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane
December 26th 2006 Heading South - the local way Asia » Laos » South » Savannakhet
December 28th 2006 The Wat is cool, rest of the town is...relaxing Asia » Laos » South » Champasak
January 1st 2007 New Years in a fantastic spot Asia » Laos » South » Si Phan Don
January 2nd 2007 The 'Chicken' bus from Strung Treng and other nonsense Asia » Cambodia » East » KratiĆ©
January 3rd 2007 The charm here is sure not hidden Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh
January 5th 2007 My Covert Breach of the Beach Asia » Cambodia » South » Sihanoukville
January 7th 2007 These Temples are amazing, but 1 day was enough for me Asia » Cambodia » North » Angkor
January 8th 2007 Warning: the airline pays to keep the road this bad Asia » Cambodia » North » Siem Reap
January 14th 2007 Don't look for Thai hospitality here Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok
January 17th 2007 This is where you find the hospitality: maybe too much of it? Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai
January 23rd 2007 There's Asia, and then there's 'not in Kansas Toto' Yangon Asia » Burma » Yangon Region » Yangon
January 24th 2007 So this is what its like to be Indiana Jones Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Bagan
January 24th 2007 4 hours of the Southern Thai Beach Scene Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ao Nang
January 25th 2007 Colonial Georgetown is a big change from the Southern Thai beach Asia » Malaysia » Penang » George Town
January 30th 2007 The Jungle, Village and Rice Paddies! Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Bukittinggi
February 1st 2007 I nice cool spot in Indonesia Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra » Bukittinggi
February 2nd 2007 Pekan Baru = "Hello Mister" Asia » Indonesia » Sumatra
February 4th 2007 Malaysia is truly Asia Asia » Malaysia » Wilayah Persekutuan » Kuala Lumpur
February 6th 2007 Ok, so you can spit here, but you just don't want to Asia » Singapore
February 9th 2007 I still don't know what to make of this place Asia » Brunei » Bandar Seri Begawan
February 12th 2007 Well, next time I know I can fly straight to Cebu, but there will be no next time Asia » Philippines » Manila
February 18th 2007 Not all is well in paradise Asia » Philippines » Malapascua Island
February 22nd 2007 Sightseeing with the wedding party Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island
February 24th 2007 A friend's wedding in Hong Kong Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island
February 26th 2007 We leave Hong Kong Island to meet Buddha Asia » Hong Kong » Lantau Island
February 27th 2007 Hong Kong - Asia's Premier City Asia » Hong Kong » Hong Kong Island
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