A certain inevitability

I’m in India, so it was bound to happen at some point; and indeed it has.  They have arrived. Stomach cramps, diarrhoea the works. I’ve spent the last 48 hours in a strange state between lucidity and sleep. Each period punctuated by an urgent need to visit the smallest room. I think I’m over the […]

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Angkor Wat

I suspect that you’ll be reading this expecting to hear what a staggeringly beautiful place Angkor is. About how the temples take your breath away and make you bask in their magnificence. I would dearly love to tell you that is the case, and I’ve love to be able to show you the images I […]

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Melaka and moving on

Melaka is a lovely place, and I wish that I could have done more there.  We had arrived the previous evening and taken a walk. On the way we saw loads of museums, shops, cafes and some attractions such as a river tour which I was looking forward to taking the next day. Unfortunately, the next […]

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It is never simple

Last night we arrived in the beautiful town of Melaka. It is a really lovely place, with a continental feel. It reminds me of Macau, and I was therefore unsurprised to find out that it was at one stage a former Portuguese colony. I should be out and about exploring, but the fact is that […]

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Its all gone a little bit Withnail

One of my favourite movie quotes of all time comes from the film Withnail & I; “I’ve come on holiday by mistake”. Until today, I never though that I’d be uttering that phrase regarding my own situation. As I wrote yesterday, I’m full of cold and am generally feeling like crap. what has changed since […]

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