All Posts by John Allen

1 Ta Prohm

A nervous traveller’s guide to the far east – Weeks 4 & 5 – Welcome to Cambodia

Borders, guards and angry touristsOrganised chaos…sort of.Having spent a week on Koh Chang staring at the sunset, sitting on a beach and listening to crap music whether we wanted to or not, we decided to make our move and head to Cambodia. The stroll across the border at Had Lek/Cham Yeam is up there as […]

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Sunset on Lonely Beach

A nervous traveller’s guide to the far east – Week 3 – Koh Chang

Beach over the River KwaiI still have my wedding ring. This challenge is in the bag!Since we arrived in Thailand, both my wife and I realised we had walked at least 35 miles (thank you step tracker) just from sightseeing and travelling from place to place. We don’t mind walking about to see things; in […]

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1 Strawberry Farm

A nervous traveller’s guide to the far east – Part 2 – Chiang Mai to Sukhothai

Chiang Mai to Sukhothai11th Februry 2019, Bangkok, Thailand06:45I have managed to temporarily lose my wedding ring. We’re supposed to be at the airport by 08.30 to get our flight to Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand. In 30 minutes the alarm will go and my wife will wake up. I have that long before […]

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