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2nd CAMBODIAN ADVENTURE by Bobby
18 Dec 2005  thru  9 Jan 2006
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14 Jan 2007
I loved Cambodia so much the first time I had to take my wife and show her. If you want to know how I planned my trip or want some advice please email me. www.bergdorf.net has more pictures. I put up some videos at www.youtube.com/zaryroberto
A Slight Space by Saeed Taji Farouky
20 Jan 2003  thru  4 Feb 2003
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26 Feb 2003
I'm in between two places, and in that time I make a mistake.
Editor's Choice Across Tibet's Wild West by Lisa

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10 Feb 2003
No one on earth is as close to the heavens as the people of Tibet. Averaging between 4000m and 5000m above sea level, the Tibetan plateau is deserving of its title as ‘Roof of the World’. Mysterious in a way that few other places are, travel is tough but
Adventures in Thailand by Jen and Dan
15 Sep 2002  thru  12 Oct 2002
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2 Nov 2002
When we developed our itinerary for this trip, we knew that we really wanted to see Thailand. We were told from both friends and family about how beautiful and amazing parts of Thailand were, and we wanted to ensure that we got to see as much of it as
Editor's Choice Around the World in 180 days by Jolie Muren & Ned McDaniel
1 Aug 1998  thru  1 Feb 1999
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25 May 1999
This is about a life long dream to circumnavigate the world on a surfing adventure. It has been modified to include some of Jolie's ambitions in travel. I would like for it to be something of a documentary of the event.
Borneo! by matt salleh
31 Dec 2003
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4 Apr 2005
New Years Eve and we were in Borneo! A destination perhaps shrouded in more mystique than any other place on Earth. Home to the endangered Orang Utan, at one time believed to be another living human of a different species; territory of the fabled
Cambodia by Kirsten K. Kester
16 Feb 2003  thru  2 Mar 2003
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28 Apr 2003
Coming from Thailand, Cambodia is definitely a huge change. Crossing the border at Aranya Prathet/Poipet was going from one world to another. Through the bus window Cambodia looked so poor. In Thailand everything is lush and green; the Cambodian rice
Cambodia by WhereAreJanetandRick
14 Apr 2005  thru  16 Apr 2005
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8 Jun 2005
Our time in Southeast Asia was getting tight. We decided to do the Temples of Ankor Wat through an organized tour. We also figured that we'd leave Bangkok during the New Years/Water Festival and avoid the tourist hungry hordes armed with high-powered
Fiji by WhereAreJanetandRick
10 Jan 2005  thru  14 Jan 2005
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5 Feb 2005
After 2 wintry weeks back in Canada and wonderful visits with family & friends we departed to the beautiful Fiji Islands. We arrived at the Airport in Nadi at 3am (after 2 very long tiring flights) to be greeted by this amazing Fijian
Forests in Malaysia by matt salleh
26 Oct 2002
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15 Nov 2002
In our continuing efforts to learn more about the local environs, my colleagues and I visited FRIM on the weekend of October 26th. FRIM is a 60 some-odd year old secondary growth rainforest. The results of the re-forestation experiment are
Editor's Choice Good Morning Vietnam by Jen and Dan
19 Oct 2002  thru  4 Nov 2002
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14 Nov 2002
We had initially only planned to spend 1 week in Vietnam, but after talking to other backpackers, we decided to extend our stay to 2 weeks. In hindsight it turned out to be a good decision. We made a mad dash from the Mekong Delta in the south all the
Himalaya Jains by Neil and Robin
26 Sep 2002  thru  9 Feb 2003
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10 Jul 2003
After a slight false start, we were rejeuvenated and ready to tackle India and really looking forward to experiencing the Shangrila atmosphere of the Nepal Himalayas... 'Himalayas' - Mountain range in South Asia bordering India, Tibet, Kashmir,
Editor's Choice Himalayan Journies by Holland Williams
14 Sep 1998  thru  2 Nov 1998
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4 May 1999
Editor's Choice Hitching Across Tibet by Wylie and Helene
21 Aug 2000  thru  14 Oct 2000
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17 Dec 2001
We hitched 3000 kilometers from Kashgar to Lhasa across western Tibet. One the way we crossed plateaus that exceeded 5000 meters and made a circumambulation, or Kora, around Mount Kailash. Before we left Kashgar we meet Janne and Hugo, intrepid
Editor's Choice Incomparable India by Wylie and Helene
20 Nov 2000  thru  10 May 2001
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6 Jun 2001
India is an amazing place. Everyone who visits is allured, tested, worn down and finally informed. Some lessons come easier than others. Some people put up less resistance. But in the end, India keeps on doing what it’s always been doing, you are the
Editor's Choice India by Katherine

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23 Apr 2002
It was fall of 1984. I have decided to make a temporary escape from Pakistani Punjab to India when riots started in Lahore. Little did I know (or at that time did not care to know) that across the border, in Amritsar, Golden Temple was under siege and it
India and Nepal 1998 (with kids) by Sharon McRae
10 Mar 1998  thru  25 Apr 1998
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8 Jun 2001
This is a travelogue of a five week trip our family took in 1998 to India and Nepal. We traveled budget style, one backpack for the four of us, and had a blast. Travel with the kids is a different experience, particularly to underdeveloped countries. The
Indonesia by WhereAreJanetandRick
13 Mar 2005  thru  4 Apr 2005
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3 Apr 2005
Here we are in Indonesia, our next travel destination. It took a while (see below) to actual get here but well worth it. We visited two main areas: Bali (mostly Hindu) & Java (mostly Muslim). Here we are dressed (by our host family in Ubud, Bali)
It begins. by Shub Ganster
13 Jan 2003  thru  13 Feb 2003
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12 May 2003
This is the part where I tell you all how wonderful my opening experiences were and my real first impressions of Japan. Well, here we go.
Karshgar to Lhasa in 3 months by Chak Leung
22 Jul 2000  thru  25 Oct 2000
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30 Oct 2000
18-day truck ride YeCheng to Ali, worst rainly season in 20yrs. Slept in truck above 5000m, in blzaard last day of July. Great sunrise & sunset views at Purung. Lake Manasorova amd Mt. Kailash Kora, crossed minor lake and rivers & streams in waist deep
KOREA by Bobby
4 Jun 2004  thru  4 Sep 2004
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26 Oct 2004
Working in KOREA involves more headaches compared to my work in THAILAND. When my work is done I find ways to explore, make new friends, and learn about this beautiful country.
Editor's Choice Kumbh Mela by Wylie and Helene
21 Jan 2001  thru  30 Jan 2001
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4 Nov 2016
Billed as the "largest gathering of humanity in history" the great Kumbh Mela was many things to many people. Traders came to ply their wares, tourists came to ogle, Gurus came to tend their flocks and pilgrims, millions and millions of pilgrims, came
Editor's Choice Kyrgyzstan by Wylie and Helene
26 Jun 2000  thru  21 Aug 2000
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24 Aug 2000
If you like generous people, fresh food and water, beautiful mountains, rural life and adventure, Krygyzstan is the place for you. The average height of this country is over 2500 meters and it breeds a hearty and fun loving people. South of
Landed in Hong Kong by Noelle Melanson
13 Dec 2002
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25 Dec 2002
Hong Kong is beautiful!
Lao P.D.R. by Kirsten K. Kester
26 Mar 2003  thru  5 Apr 2003
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1 Nov 2003
Lao People's Democratic Republic. My first day in Laos gave me an absolutely certainty that I would love this country. It just felt so real. Unfortunately we only had the time to visit the Lao capital Vientiane. During our hole trip, I've been seek
Malaysia by Kirsten K. Kester
14 Apr 2003
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7 Aug 2003
As Thailand, it has been 10 years since we were in Malaysia. Dieter wanted to see Patronas Towers, which pt. should be the tallest building in the world. It's close to the end of our 4 month journey and we're getting a bit tired of moving from hotel
Malaysian Borneo by WhereAreJanetandRick
17 May 2005  thru  3 Jun 2005
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7 Jun 2005
With time quickly running out we decided to get back to nature and opted for the Malaysian jungles and waters of Borneo. This rare Rothschild's slipper orchid was viewed in one of the many orchid gardens that we visited on the Island. The area is
Melaka by matt salleh
1 Apr 2002
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27 Mar 2005
Photo Credits: Callan Bentley and Matt Salleh Perhaps no other place in Malaysia has as much history as the ancient port town of Melaka. Inhabited by Chinese, Siamese, Portuguese, Indian, British and Dutch throughout its history, Melaka was
My trip to Cambodia by Wylie and Helene
15 Dec 1996  thru  20 Feb 1997
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28 Jun 2004
Being the world weary traveler that I am, I needed something out of the ordinary to peak these jaded senses. Cambodia did not fail me. It is a city, perhaps like Durell's "Alexandria", perhaps like New Orleans, perhaps like Beirut (in its darkest
My Trips by Mint

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2 Oct 2004
I like travelling...yes I do! :) I've been making trips here and there either alone or with family/friends and the more I travel, the more I realize that the world has so much to offer. I hope this page motivates your next trip... new experience is
Myanmar by WhereAreJanetandRick
3 May 2005  thru  15 May 2005
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8 Jun 2005
Myanmar (ex. Burma) is run by a military regime. There's presently a debate on whether one should or shouldn't visit Myanmar. Those on the DO NOT visit side argue that visiting legitimizes and supports the military government. Those on the DO visit
Nepal by Joe and Anne Cooper
14 Nov 2007  thru  22 Dec 2007
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21 Jan 2008
We were awed by the majestic beauty of the Himalayas, pleasantly surprised by the comforts of Pokhara and disappointed by the pollution (and garbage strike) in Kathmandu. But most of all we are extremely grateful that we had the opportunity to come to
Off The Rails In Southeast Asia by Neil and Robin
9 Feb 2003
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10 Jul 2003
After landing in Bangkok relatively fit, Southeast Asia (for us) was a region of decadent indulgences into beer, beach, blockbusters, and banana shakes...ahhh back to our old selves ;)
Passage to India: 2005 by Shelley Seale
8 Mar 2005  thru  31 Mar 2005
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13 Feb 2007
This is the journal of my first trip to India, and into an orphanage there, in March 2005.
Philippines by Callan Bentley
25 Jun 2001  thru  30 Jul 2001
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14 Jan 2003
In June and July 2001, I went to the Philippines to visit my friend Noah and revisit "The Peace Corps Experience." While I served in Peace Corps Mongolia, about as different an Asian country as possible from the Philippines, there were many similarities
Editor's Choice Reefs to Rainforests by matt salleh
27 Jun 2002
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17 Nov 2002
marine organisms and corals thrived in a warm shallow sea that had yet to be named by human imagination. As sure as time, sand and mud gave way to the slow and steady erosional forces of wind and water. Eventually the sand drifted to rest on top
Return to India - 2006 by Shelley Seale
7 Mar 2006  thru  17 Mar 2006
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4 Mar 2007
The following year, in March of 2006, I again returned to India - this time with my 15 year old daughter, Chandler.
Return to Malaysia; Visit to Singapore by Jen and Dan
4 Nov 2002  thru  12 Nov 2002
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1 Dec 2002
Our final week in SouthEast Asia was intentionally planned as a return to Malaysia and a brief visit to Singapore. We anticipated that we would need a return to more comfortable and familiar surroundings after having done the more adventureous
RUSSIA, MONGOLIA, CHINA - 8,000kms BY RAIL by Karen G
23 Sep 2005  thru  16 Oct 2005
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13 Dec 2005
Hopefully by reading my Journal about my rail journey in October 2005 through Russia, Mongolia and China you will feel inspired to travel on the Trans Siberian Railway. As we decided on Beijing as our final destination, we had to leave the TransSib
Singapore by Kirsten K. Kester
20 Oct 2000  thru  23 Oct 2000
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29 Dec 2002
On our way to Australia we took some days in Singapore. I think this is our fourth time in Singapore. For me Singapore is a love-hate city. It’s very interesting with all its different people, cultures and religions. And like all over the world some
Southeast Asia, here we come! by Gary and Sarah Girotti/Jones
6 Jan 2002  thru  28 Feb 2002
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9 Mar 2002
OK, all of the bantering and dares have become reality...the tickets arrived!! Now comes the chaos of actually planning, shopping, quitting jobs, and hitting the road...
Editor's Choice Steve, Lea, Brett + Beaulea's World Tour by Steve Holcroft
5 May 2002  thru  1 Apr 2003
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8 Aug 2003
In June '02 myself, Lea, Brett and Beaulea set out on our journey around the world. Europe was first, followed by Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the USA. It took 12 months of hard work to plan - now we just had to enjoy...
Summer by the Lake by Shub Ganster
3 Jun 2003  thru  18 Aug 2003
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22 Jul 2006
Alright, kiddos. I finally have a shot at getting some stuff down, but only a little. Sorry to keep you all in the dark for so long, but I am currently living in the rice fields of Japan, alternately dodging boredom and rain-clouds. It is currently
Swampin' it in Malaysia- Tasek Bera by matt salleh
2 Nov 2001  thru  5 Nov 2001
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13 Sep 2002
I grew up in a trailer in (then)good ole rural United States. I've been to the Okeefenokee, "land of the trembling earth", a few times. Now I live and teach in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. When I went and hung out with the Orang Asli Semelai, a tribe of
Thailand by Lee DuMouchel
1 Aug 2001  thru  15 Aug 2001
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18 Jan 2003
Amazing Thailand.... Wild, cheap, over run, abused, beautiful, welcoming and struggling. It has odd mixture of modern conveniences and untamed landscape.
Thailand by WhereAreJanetandRick
6 Apr 2005  thru  17 May 2005
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7 Jun 2005
Our next Southeast Asia stop was Thailand. We spent almost a month here and used Bangkok as a base between jaunts. We experienced a wonderful mix of old & new, traditional & modern, city & countryside and many modes of transportation including this
Thailand by Kirsten K. Kester
3 Jan 2003  thru  16 Feb 2003
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1 Nov 2003
Actually our main goal in Thailand this time, was to visit friends. It has been 10 years since we were in Thailand and we were very curiuos just how much it has changed. There are more shoppingmalls, and actually everything seems more western, you
Thailand by Noelle Melanson
14 Dec 2002
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29 Dec 2002
Our first night in Bangkok!~
Thailand Spring 2004 by Bobby
13 Apr 2004  thru  11 May 2004
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31 May 2004
My second time to Thailand!!!! Once again I did not want to leave. I arrived just in time for water festival. so fun. I saw some old friends from last year and made so many new friends. Enjoyed shopping at MBK in Bangkok, jumping off waterfalls
The last 31 days of the Millennium by Bryan Blair
12 Jan 1999  thru  1 Jan 2000
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28 Jan 2000
I was listening to the radio this morning and the DJ was proclaiming -It's just another day, nothing special. I read another post by someone who wants to have a "quite dinner with friends". I wish these people would shut up. No one cares about your
The World of Cambodia by Jen and Dan
12 Oct 2002  thru  19 Oct 2002
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3 Nov 2002
Cambodia was only a short stop on our South East Asia journey but an important one, since we were going to see the famous Angkor Wat temples. We knew that Cambodia was less developed than Thailand, but nothing had prepared us for what we actually
Trekking in Nepal by Wylie and Helene
14 Oct 2000  thru  20 Nov 2000
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22 Dec 2000
We're not in Kansas anymore. Things are heating up, getting emotional and deities are crawling out of the woodwork. We're heading into the sub-continent. First stop Nepal.
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Il fait plus chaud, les odeurs montent de
Uzbekistan by Wylie and Helene
14 Jun 2000  thru  26 Jun 2000
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18 Jul 2000
Uzbekistan is home to many of the cities associated with the Silk Road, Bukara and Samarkand amongst them. The country is mostly desert. To the west is more desert in Turkmenistan. To the north is more desert in Kazakhstan. To the east and south are
Vietnam by Kirsten K. Kester
2 Mar 2003  thru  26 Mar 2003
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9 Mar 2005
Together with Cambodia and Laos, Viet Nam have had a lot of interference/influence from China, colonized by France and like most South-East Asian countries controlled by Japan during the II World War. The picture above: Street vendor with her
Week 1: Full of Seoul by Mistress Natasha
18 Jul 2006  thru  23 Jul 2006
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25 Jul 2006
My 1st Week in Korea with Jamie
Why is 25 years old bad luck? by Mint

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21 Nov 2004
'Benchaped' is a Thai word meaning 25 years old. Since some hundred years ago, Thai people have believed that whoever turning 25 years old will be in bad luck. But why is that, and why it has to be 25? This belief; however, cannot be proved
Wonders of China by Thomas E. King
1 Apr 2003
Average Rating of 12 Viewers
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8 Sep 2010
Over the following chapters I will be looking at some of the most interesting destinations in the People's Republic of China. From Dalian to Kashgar and Guangzhou to Yunnan I intend to present a wealth of stories for people who want to know China


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