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Some foods and food places from KL

….. Food Glorious Food ….. Kuala Lumpur is a huge modern city and it has an abundance of eateries. We are here for a couple of weeks and intend trying a good variety of them. We realise you would probably … Continue reading

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Six month S.E.A Trip

This web site details our six month trip to South East Asia… Malaysia, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and back to Malaysia. The trip started in March 2014 and finished on 1st September. We could not commence our trip whilst our … Continue reading

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7. Lunch at the hawker market

Lunch time, hmmmm what to eat, KFC?  pass on that today. Lets delve into the market around the corner from the hostel. Seafood? A bit heavy for lunch, satay.. a bit light. Then we came across a small stall selling … Continue reading

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6. The riverside in Guilin, China

A walk along the banks of The Peach Blossom River, Guilin. Nice wide streets and well laid out walking areas. Click on a picture to view full size and as a slide show. Click here to go to: 7. Lunch … Continue reading

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5. Buying food for lunch and dinner

When Michael at the Riverside Hostel, Guilin found we may be able to cook Australian style food he suggested we cook up a few dishes for the staff. Why not we thought and after looking at the kitchen and always … Continue reading

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4. Bloody electric scooters !!!!

Bloody annoying machines. These scooters come right up behind you without a sound, until they blast the horn. You cannot believe how frustrating and downright annoying these electric scooters can be. And there are thousands of them. People have said … Continue reading

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3. Li-Jiang river cruise

Up early and on the bus at 8.00am for a 45 minute trip to the pier to get on the boat for a four hour cruise up the Li river  weaving under the amazing limestone karsts of this beautiful area. … Continue reading

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2. Riverside Hostel Guilin

We chose to stay at The Riverside Hostel, Guilin which is situated in a quiet side street and is on the banks of The Peach Blossom River. The hostel has a lot of character and charm for travelers, not like … Continue reading

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1. Train from Beijing to Guilin

The first thing I must do is apologise for not taking any pictures of the front of the Chinese trains. The reason for this is that you never get to view them. When you arrive at Chinese stations you are … Continue reading

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3. The Night Market Xian

We asked the receptionist where we would find a few restaurants, “Go to the Muslim Quarter behind the Drum Tower” we were told. So with only a camera in the bag we headed off past The Bell Tower and on … Continue reading

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