An improvised visit to Silk Island

An improvised visit to Silk Island

Drivers waiting for new clients to arrive When checking out, we meet our drivers from yesterday again at the counter. Today they have no work. This afternoon a fresh load of tourists arrives in Battambang, hopefully, that provide them some job the next day. We drive to the next hotel where a crowd of about […]

To the Erawan Falls near Kanchanaburi

To the Erawan Falls near Kanchanaburi

A sole passenger in a mini-van to Kanchanaburi Visiting the Erawan Falls is the last destination of my Thailand journey. At the tourist office, it appears that I am the only one who wants to travel from Ayutthaya to Kanchanaburi by mini-van today. I am on my guard, the driver hardly speaks English, so I […]

Unexpected trip to Mount Popa

Unexpected trip to Mount Popa

Sharing a taxi to Mount Popa On my last day here in Bagan, I still managed to organize a trip to Mount Popa by a shared taxi. I decided to join together with a German couple which is also interested in this trip. They are chatty, young people and we start to talk comfortably. At […]

Ninh Binh: Sightseeing in the rain

Ninh Binh: Sightseeing in the rain

Sightseeing in the rain on the motorbike upon a slippery road Unfortunately, it was wishful thinking that the weather in Ninh Binh would have changed overnight. Also today it keeps raining continuously, no downpours, but anyway. So I stay reading in my room in the morning. But after lunch, I decided to do some sightseeing […]