Monthly Archives: August 2012

Boy with mascara

Day 391: Dark Eyed Boy

Jodhpur – Jaisalmer, India Entry written by Anneleen: The 31th of august we arrived in Jaisalmer, the golden city. It was the most beautiful city we’ve visited and it was really hot! Upto 40 degrees! The houses looked like they were built with sand and the details […]

Colourful Ladies

Day 390: Blue City Grey Sky

Jaipur – Jodhpur, India Entry written by Anneleen: The fourth day of our trip we proceeded to Jodhpur, the blue city. When we arrived there we couldn’t reach our hostel because of a flood. In the afternoon we took a tuctuc to the Mehrangarh Fort. We got […]

Hawa Mahal

Day 389: Elephant and Castle

Jaipur, India Entry written by Anneleen: The next day we got op really early in the morning to go to the Amber Fort for an elephant ride. The animals were huge and riding it was really bumpy, but overall it was a really nice experience. When we […]

Snake charmer

Day 388: Tourist Charmers

Agra – Jaipur, India Entry written by Anneleen: Tuesday we proceeded to Fatehpur Sikri. This city was abandoned in 1585, when there wasn’t enough drinking water for the inhabitants. When we arrived, it was raining cats and dogs. We got a guided tour from a monk in […]

Taj Mahal

Day 387: Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

New Delhi – Agra, India Entry written by Anneleen: Monday the 27th of August we left really early in the morning with our driver Raju for a few hours driving to Agra. When we arrived in Agra we first visited the Taj Mahal, the famous […]


Day 385: Riding Shotgun

Bangkok – Ayutthaya, Thailand Last night, Papa Charn offered to drive me in his Porsche to a UNESCO World Heritage site Ayutthaya today to take some photos. It was an offer impossible to decline. At 6am in the morning, we left the apartment in Bangkok […]

Terminal 21

Day 384: Boarding Terminal 21

Bangkok, Thailand – London, UK – Istanbul, Turkey – Paris, France – Tokyo, Japan – Bahamas, Carribean – Rome, Italy – San Francisco, USA – Bangkok, Thailand Busy day traveling around the world. I boarded my journey from Terminal 21 in Bangkok. Three hours later, […]


Day 383: Foodporn

Bangkok, Thailand What locals call “Otoko” is a fruit and food market located in the north of Bangkok. This morning, my sister in law’s parents Charn and Aranya brought me there to get me food supplies for the three days I’m in town. Besides coming […]

Housings by Chao Phraya

Day 382: RTW (-Nepal) (+Thailand)

Beijing, China – Bangkok, Thailand Thailand wasn’t on my list of countries to visit since I’d been here a couple of times. It was a last minute decision to do a few days stop here. After researching flight tickets online that will get me from […]


Day 381: Bear-cat / Cat-bear

Beijing, China Last full day in China! I had yet to see a giant panda. Chengdu is supposedly the best place to see them since there’s a panda sanctuary. It wouldn’t be possible for me to visit Chengdu on this trip. China is just too […]

Red Lantern

Day 380: Unique Halogen Products

Beijing, China Besides updating the blog all day long, the only thing I did was going to a restaurant located in one of the many Hutongs in Beijing. What’s a Hutong? Hutongs (simplified Chinese: 胡同; traditional Chinese: 衚衕; pinyin: hútòng) are a type of narrow streets or alleys, most commonly associated with Beijing,China. […]

The Silk Route on A Train

Day 379: Fat Child’s Journey Back East

Urumqi – Beijing, China I must have gained weight in Asia, being fed so well by all the friends and relatives. The old ladies in my train compartment amicably addressed me by “Pang Yatou”, meaning “Fat child”. I don’t know what to make of it. […]