Asia · 21 Days · 21 Moments · July 2016

Jo's odyssey through Cambodia

8 August 2016

Day 16 - Day in Hue, not a huge fan of this city, very small and not much to do. Visited citadel but did not stay instead we decided to take a boat down the perfume river. Night Tain this evening- 14 hours!!

7 August 2016

Day 21 - Day trip to HK Disney land! Absolutely hilarious- both myself and Sarah scared on space mountain and feeaked out that another had broken when really it went backwards 😂😂 lion jig show was unreal, dying to see the full version at the west end now!

6 August 2016

Day 20 Hong Kong - landed at 12pm didn't get to the hotel h till 3, MTR station an absolute mission! 3 trains and a walk to the hotel. Evening trip to Victoria peak and dinner in a very nice restaurant- so nice to eat normal food!!

5 August 2016

Day 19 - Struck down by illness! Feel like crap, made it out for a electric car tor around old quarter and the French quarter before back to bed! Evening last dinner in the group, welcoming newbies! Early flight tomorrow!

4 August 2016

Day 18 - Halong bay to Hanoi Day in Hanoi visiting prison (Hilton prison) stopped at pearl making factory on route to Hanoi. Beer in rooftop bar before night out in local!

3 August 2016

Day 17 - Overnight train arrived at 4.30am, then 4 hour bus journey to Halong bay- boat trip around islands. Went to second largest cave in the bay. Kayaking through caves into blue lagoons. Dinner in Italian restaurant

1 August 2016

Day 15 - Motorbike ride from Hoi An to Hue 😍 Dinner and drinks at brown eyes bar.

31 July 2016

Day 14 - Hoi An Oodles of noodles cooking demonstration! Absail on monkey mountain Photo shoot on private beach CAkE!!

29 July 2016

Day 13- Arrived in Hoi An Walking tour of old town, Japanese bridge Relaxed by the pool Mud and salt body scrub- the strangest beauty therapy experience to date 😂 Dinner at green mango then lantern wish making at the river followed by cocktails and shisha at tiger tiger
Day 12- the relax day Morning coffee, beach day (in the shade) mud baths and spa at I resort. Overnight train to Hoi An

28 July 2016

Day 11 - Arrived early at Nha Trang.. Beautiful costal town. Breakfast in ge sailing club, then boat trip around 4 islands- snorkelling and drag show followed by cocktail bar in the ocean. Dinner in same same but different restaurant! Amy very drunk after beach party!

27 July 2016

Day 10 - bed at 4am.. Up at 7 Cu chi tunnels McDonald's War museum Night train to nah trang

26 July 2016

Day - 9 Ho Chi Min City Early start from home stay in can tho to see the floating markets. Mocha ice coffee and pineapple Mexican food followed by bar crawl starting at hideout hostel

25 July 2016

Day 8 - Chaudok for lunch Border cross- 12 hours . Very hot and burnt 6am start! Mai manor home stay at kantho

24 July 2016

Day 7 - Boat beer cruise to islands, snorkelling and chilling with a bbq on the beautiful bamboo island! Very very burnt today 😳

23 July 2016

Day 6- 5 hour bus to sihouknoville Hotel - nice beach hotel Tuk Tuk took us to a lovely beach then we had food on the street near hotel. Glow in the dark party in the evening

22 July 2016

Day 5- Phnom Penh Visit to s21 prison and killing fields Khmer Rouge led by pol pot, killed over 3 million people, almost half of the population in 1978. Of the 12 survivors I met 2! We went to the central market - nowhere near as good as Siem Riep. Rooftop bar at the flicks to play beer pong then a drag show at AV bar!

21 July 2016

Day 4 - Late arrival into Phnom Penh after 7 hour bus journey. Hotel- queen wood hotel Today I ate a taranchela Visit to the palace, then finally a British burger and chips before an early night!

19 July 2016

Day 3 - 4am start to Angkor Wat, Khmer massage Phase circus Pub street -temple bar
Day 2 saw an early start and a 5-6 hour coach journey into Cambodia. Border cross was very odd, in the middle of a market, not sure I would have worked out how to do it alone! Arrived at hotel and then traveled to the new hope school, met some children learning English. Then eat local food at the training restaurant. After dinner a Tuk Tuk to Siem Riep night markets! I bought a scarf as it is the national item! Hotel in Siem Riep- Banyon leaf hotel

18 July 2016

Day 1 - Arrival at Bangkok after a very long flight, very tired but met some of the girls in the group at the hotel. Went for some Thai curry in a local restaurant then onto Kohsan road to explore the night markets! Hotel - Bangkok central hotel