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You know you are in Southeast Asia when…

You know you are in Southeast Asia when…

you see a motorbike used as a minivan. street food is better than restaurant food. you can get a delicious meal for $1. you see livestock transported on the back of a motorbike. people try to sell you useless things and convince you that you […]

Transportation and conveyance in Southeast Asia

Transportation and conveyance in Southeast Asia

Vietnam, by far, had the funniest things being transported by motorbike or pedicab.                                                              

Sleeping in Southeast Asia

Sleeping in Southeast Asia

It’s common to see people passed out in various places in Asia. Here is a small collection:                        

Funny signs pt. 2

Funny signs pt. 2

Okay, some of these signs are not funny but are still worth posting. Thailand           Laos             Vietnam                     Cambodia

Vietnam – Observations

Vietnam – Observations

The best words to describe Vietnam? Asian Randomness. These words were frequently coming out of my mouth. I should probably rephrase that as Vietnamese Randomness since most of the randomness encountered could only happen in Vietnam. Things often don’t make sense here but somehow, I […]

Faces of the Mekong

Faces of the Mekong

I really enjoying people-watching along the Mekong delta. The faces were friendly, the pace was slow and relaxed.        

Viet Nam

Viet Nam

I had some trepidation about visiting Vietnam. I was warned that it would be similar to China in terms of hawking, touts, impatience and aggression, and considering the hard time I had in China, I wasn’t sure about subjecting myself to all that stress again. […]

The Death Bus – To hell and back

The Death Bus – To hell and back

As mentioned in the previous post, I decided to take a long-haul bus to Hanoi. The Lonely Planet and backpackers call it The Death Bus. I had read about the horribleness of it: the buses were crowded, cramped etc. I had to seriously consider the […]