monty

Australia (part 5) – 2009

11/1/2009 - BBQ Breakfast This morning was hot, and as Uncle David, Auntie Tracy, Matty and I made our way to Mooloolaba we were melting into the leather seats of the Beetle. Luckily we managed to nab a...
Me and Nikkers

Australia (part 4) – 2009

6/1/2009 - Second day in Brisbane I awoke to the familiar sensation of the sun blaring through my eyelids. It`s almost like the sun is determined to hunt me down wherever I am sleeping and demand I wake at s...
queens street

Australia (part 3) – 2009

1/1/2009 - Tragedy on New Years Day I don`t really know how I can describe today. Even to think about that morning makes me sad. I woke up fairly early but as I couldn`t hear any movement upstairs I lay-in f...
mountains

Australia (part 2) – 2008

27/12/2008 - The Lindley Tour of Inland Sunshine Coast   The girls (Auntie Tracy, Jan and I) in the VW Beetle were following the boys (Uncle David, Richard and Matty) in the Van as we whizzed up the moto...
with georgina

Australia (part 1) – 2008

22/12/2008 - Welcome to Australia I am sleeping in the flat under the house where my 16 year old cousin Georgina sleeps. Its the only place in the house that has aircon, which is a godsend considering it is no...

Luang Prabang (part 3) – 2008

16/12/2008 - Tried Squirrel? I got the t-shirt... I got my staff t-shirt today which I was very excited about. I intend to wear it for the rest of the week, all day and night, until I leave. I think I must ...
laos family

Luang Prabang (part 2) – 2008

13/12/2008 - Wood Collecting and Cocktail Party I signed myself up to go Wood Collecting with Pong and the family. It ended up being a popular sign-up so the other 8 volunteers and I were taken by mini-...
Luang Prabang Waterfalls ESellers

Luang Prabang (part 1) – 2008

9/12/2008 - Waterfalls, Lao BBQ and X-Men It was bloody freezing this morning, not what I was expecting from travelling in the tropics and therefore I am completely unprepared for such cold weather. I have o...
buddhist monks

Chiang Mai (part 3) – 2008

6/12/2008 - Alms Offering to 11,250 Monks and the Night Bazaar It was 5am, it was pitch black and there was loud thumping on the hostel front door. I rolled over in my bed and made a quiet groan, knowing that ...