Monthly Archives: July 2011

So long, and thanks…

It’s 04:30, which means I’m wide awake and starving, it being lunch time in China. My luggage is still piled up in the hall – I got as far as hanging up my 3 now-very-crumpled suits before I gave up. … Continue reading

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Shanghai Pudong Airport

Wrote this earlier but couldn’t get online to put it up, so here you go: I’m sitting in a coffee shop in Pudong airport (espresso for 20p? Yes please… I’m going to be twitching by the time I board the … Continue reading

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Leaving Koh Tao

We’re leaving Koh Tao today to head back up to Bangkok. It means we’ll have all day tomorrow to look around Bangkok, eat lots of street food, and relax before we fly back to Shanghai on Sunday. Plus I think … Continue reading

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Koh Tao II

It’s our fourth day back in Koh Tao now, and I’ve completed my Advanced Open Water dive licence. I’ve done 5 more dives and it’s been awesome – the first day I did dives working on buoyancy control and underwater … Continue reading

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Happy birthday CPC!

Have just been into town and collected my passport, which much to my relief has a nice big shiny new residence permit in it, valid until the 13th July. Lovely. After that I went to sell the ebike then got … Continue reading

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