Posts Tagged Asia

Flotsam & Jetsam

There we sat at the store mentally prepared for the overnight ferry journey, lacking in clean clothes, a place to stay and any possible contact with the outside world. Both Vicki and I held this hope that at any moment there would be a new message to say the boat was coming it was just a bit late, or that it would be here Friday and not Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Gunung Merapi, I Do.

My original journal entry for today was Lazy Day III. See I don’t blog about every days happenings because somedays I simply do nothing; well, maybe spend a few hours on the net trying to upload photos, but nothing worth writing about. Today was to be one of those days, I’d just come back from Padang, my skin didn’t fancy another hit from the suns rays so I quickly popped to the supermarket and stocked up on food to see me through to the following day. Read the rest of this entry »

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Yok & Dean’s Big Day Out

Leonardo left Bukittinggi to meet up with his friends and plan their trip out to the Mentawai Islands to see the indigenous tribes, which left me going back to my solo roots. The only problem with that was the other trips I wanted to do round Bukittinggi required groups of two or more, so I was left to prepare for a potential few days waiting in order to find other backpackers that would join up and go on one of these trips. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fever Pitch

One thing I missed from my last entry was the conversation I had with Lili on the evening of the bike ride. She told me that she was thinking of leaving the Home Stay. Things were progressively getting worse and the conflict between herself and the other involved parties was beginning to get messy. Read the rest of this entry »

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Pedal to the Meddle

This is a strange one, I don’t think I can state that in any other way. My time at Lili’s was only short, but the events that took place could almost fill a book on its own. Read the rest of this entry »

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