The Mountain and Temple (part 2)

After my piss – drinking near miss of a day, I was ready to do some serious chill. I woke up in my snow white double bed, AC on full blast and appreciated those two things so completely that for a while I felt utter contentment. When I did get up it was because of […]

The Mountain and Temple (part 1)

No country has changed its impression in my mind as much as Thailand. After visiting Bangkok and whatever islands were fashionable 3 years ago, my impression of Thailand was a lot like that of Disneyland- built for tourism, and full of plastic. However after crossed the Friendship Bridge border from Vientiane, Laos I was treated […]

The Shadows of Hope

My last post may have come across as slightly irrelevant, since I talked more about dodging ting than cycling. But fuck it, I’ve never been very chronologically gifted- I’m a right slag for a good tangenting. Today’s story is brought to you by The Shadows of Hope. Who or what on earth are The Shadows […]

Made it! Hong Kong to Myanmar

After almost 7 months of furious pedalling, I finally rode my last, cruising into Yangon, Myanmar on the 9th of June, high as balls on the sudden sense of finality and impending relaxation. The potentially tedious 13 hour cycle day felt like a teatime stroll down a rose scented promenade. The truculent typhoons, which had […]