Tagged: bus travel

cycling Lake Inle

Wine and Hot Springs: cycling Lake Inle

From the ancient ruins of Bagan we moved on to an eclectic and surprising day of cycling Lake Inle; an incredibly picturesque and iconic corner of Myanmar. Little did I know when we set off from Bagan that we would be spending the following day...

Tra Vinh, Khmer Culture in the Mekong Delta

Cycling around the countryside surrounding Tra Vinh in Southern Vietnam and you’d be forgiven for thinking you had suddenly been transported to Cambodia such is the proliferation of Khmer culture. Dotted around the farmland are Khmer temples, architectural legacies left over from the great Khmer...

Walking among the Dragon’s Back Bone Rice Terraces

In the mountains to the north of Guilin, a spectacular dragon slumbers. Here rises Longji, a mountain so coiled in rice terraces that it resembles the back bone of a mighty dragon. Every bit of this famed mountain is covered in terraces and the rice...

24 hours in Vilnius, Lithuania

After a lovely couple of days exploring Warsaw we had a fiendishly early start to make our way to the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius. It also saw the unravelling of my plan to get all the way from the UK to Ho Chi Minh City...