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Coming Home

It says a lot about the pace of ‘normal’ life when you consider that it has taken us almost a year to write the remaining two posts in the blog. We can now go forth and get it printed! The … Continue reading

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Hong Kong to UK

Hong Kong – the final destination before we returned to Blighty. We spent much of our time in Hong Kong at height, simply appreciating the views of the impressive city below. A highlight of our stay was a Wednesday evening … Continue reading

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Japan to Philippines – Night Imposters, Cockfights and Terror Buses.

We were disappointed not to be able to get a Russian visa. The plan had been to travel North to Vladivostok from where we would take the Trans Siberian Express to Moscow and then catch a cheap flight back to … Continue reading

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Watch “Nuts Huts, Loboc, Bohol, Philippines.” on YouTube

Nuts Huts, Loboc, Bohol, Philippines.: https://youtu.be/ahPaz7KE0N4

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South Korea to Japan or Busan to Osaka.

**STOP PRESS Mako gave birth to a baby girl this morning – congratulations the Harper’s!!** We had to accept defeat in our quest to be secure a Russian visa. The Trans-Siberian dream was put on hold for a later adventure. … Continue reading

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Watch “A trip to the Joint Security Area in the de Militarised Zone in Korea.” on YouTube

A trip to the Joint Security Area in the de Militarised Zone in Korea.: https://youtu.be/FXn8ykuba1U

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South Korea and Two Feet in North Korea

The intense Asian heat that we have enjoyed and sometimes suffered disappeared during the four hour flight from Da Nang to Seoul. The air in Seoul is clearer, thinner and fresher,  just cool, crisp and refreshing, we were already enjoying … Continue reading

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Vietnam – Victims of Crime.

We arrived in Vietnam after a relatively straightforward bus journey across the border from Phnom Penh in Cambodia. The headline story from our time to Vietnam is that we became victims of crime for the first time during our trip.  My phone … Continue reading

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A Film of our Trip to Halong Bay, Vietnam.

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Cambodia – Siam Reap and Phnom Penh.

Cambodia – Siam Reap Question: “how many people can you get on a Cambodian bus?” Answer: “one more”. We caught the train and a tuk tuk to the Cambodian border and then a government bus to the main, official bus … Continue reading

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