Temples in Bagan, Myanmar

The incredible temples of Bagan are just one of the many highlights of Myanmar in South East Asia.  We had planned on spending a couple of days here, but we were having such a good time that we ended up staying for a week.  The Bagan temples are a not-to-be-missed destination in Myanmar and, Read More

Kayaking on a Borneo river

There are a few awesome adventures to be had when visiting Sarawak in Malaysian Borneo, and jungle kayaking in Kuching is one of them.  It’s a full-on day trip from the city that gets you out into the jungle.  You can find a video of our day on the water below.

Songkran Bangkok Thailand

A short walk through the streets of Bangkok during the madness of Songkran.  Fantastic fun!  Iced water makes you scream when you are not expecting it!  

Of all the crazy things we’ve done, drifting down the swollen, crocodile infested Kinabatangan River in Malaysian Borneo in a little boat in the pouring rain, watching an orangutan building his nest thirty metres up in a jungle tree whilst hornbills circle above and pygmy elephants wander along the river bank has to be, Read More

Holy Crap! We’ve Only Bloody Gone And Arrived In Myanmar! This is our third day in Myanmar, and as we’ve got a couple of hours rocking and rolling through the plains on a train, I thought I should jot down some first impressions of the place. We’re heading down the country to Myawlamine, 300km, Read More

traditional fishing boat in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan fishermen traditionally use Oruwa fishing boats, high-sided wooden canoes with outriggers and a square sail.  These are still used today as some of the shrimp fishing grounds around Negumbo are still reserved for traditional sailing boats only.   The sail is used to pull a shrimp net over the fishing grounds. During, Read More

Himalayas

What?? Are you mad?? Of course we didn’t get to Everest Base Camp!! Have you any idea how unfit we are?? We booked return flights from Kathmandu to Lukla the night before our rafting trip to the Bote Kose river, after several pints of San Miguel in the Rum Doodle bar. Bit of a, Read More