Breaking down in Bagan (Day 136 - 138 by Gemma) January 30th 2016 Saturday 30th January 2016
On arriving at the bus station at 4.30am, we were accosted by a sea of taxi drivers eager to take us to our hostels. Turns out Luke was staying at the same place as us, Ostello Bello, so we negotiated a taxi journey together. Halfway to the hostel the taxi driver asked us if we wanted to take a detour to see the sunrise. Given we were already awake and a ... read more
Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Bagan Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
Hello readers, we'll take this moment to introduce ourselves. We are Gemma, by day a fashion buyer and Chris a recruiter and live in London.
We've always loved the idea of packing up and flying off to explore the world but never quite found the right time or opportunity to do so. Luckily for Gemma the lovely ASOS were kind enough to give her an 8 month sabbatical to travel to all those places she's always wanted to see. Chris didn't take much convincing either, jumping at the chance to chuck in the daily commute, banish the suits to the back of the wardrobe and live out of a backpack for th... full info