Guilin to Yangshuo

I wasn’t interested in staying in Guilin for too long. As described in the previous post the city wasn’t that much vibrant and I had some other places on my wishlist. From Guilin I did want to go to Yangshou, visiting Xingping on the way. Yangshuo is described in many Read more…

Daxu ancient town

I’m in Guilin already for a few days and there is not really that much interesting to see inside the city itself. Of course there is atleast something. There is Ronghu lake with quite interesting bridges. On the other side is Shanhu lake with two pagodas, twin pagodas called the Read more…

Second part: Starting in China

I packed my stuff and left home again. Its time for my second part of the trip. After 27 hours of flying and partly spend on airports I finally do arrive in Guangzhou. I booked the cheapest ticket from Amsterdam to Guangzhou, and had a stop in München and Muscat. Read more…

3 months on the way

3 months I was in Asia. I had my start in Vietnam and travelled there a month, visit some other countries and finished my trip in Bangkok. No idea I had what to expect from all this travelling. Quitting my job and start my long term holiday / sabbatical / Read more…

Indonesia, Selamat Datang

I’ve spend one month in Indonesia, West-Java to be precisely. Originally this wasn’t on my itinerary, but since my Dutch-Indo friend went back to visit his mother I had a good excuse to visit this part of Indonesia. I spend my four weeks in Bogor, Bandung and Jakarta. Two weeks Read more…

Funeral in Bogor

I’m here in Bogor now for one week, staying with my Dutch-Indonesian friend and his husband in the Kampung. The Kampung where I stay is an urban settlement near the city of Bogor. It’s own community where people know each other. Of course there is electricity and water. But in Read more…

Bangkok & Songkran

Two weeks I was in Bangkok. I came here to experience Songkran. The Thai New Year water festival. I decided to come one week before so that I have some time to get used to this crazy city. Bangkok for me was the city of sin. Having watched the movie Read more…

This is Vietnam for now

Last month, on the 8th of March, I arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam. Starting this whole new adventure of travelling around. Such little things I did plan in advance. With a little excitement and anxiety I started this trip. I had completely no clue on how my trip through Vietnam would Read more…