Category: South East Asia Trip

24 Mar

Day 16: Flying back to India after South East Asia trip

“The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.” – G.K. Chesterton It has been two weeks of travel for me. And today, I am going back to my country. We got up at 5am. Today […]

23 Mar

Day 15: To the city of the twin towers, Kuala Lumpur

We woke up in the morning early and got ready. Today our plan in Singapore was to do some last minute shopping. So we went to China Town, a small street where you get souvenirs and collectibles here in Singapore. We found quite a few interesting items which we bought and after having a refreshing […]

22 Mar

Day 14: At the universal studios in Singapore

We woke up early in this amazing city of Singapore. Today, we had planned to go to the universal studios, a theme based park here. We, along with Siva’s sister and family got to the place by 10am. Here the park was based on different movie themes from the different hollywood movies like Jurassic Park, […]

21 Mar

Day 13: In a world class city called Singapore

“All travel has its advantages. If the traveller visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.” – Samuel Johnson I woke up early in the morning as the train was nearing Jakarta. The journey was not that comfortable due to […]

20 Mar

Day 12: Watching a volcanic eruption in Bromo, Indonesia

The day started in the taxi on our way to Mt.Bromo, an active volcano in Indonesia which is just a 3hr drive from Surabaya. The road was a little bumpy, much like the Indian roads but was not bad though. I had a good sleep in the taxi till the time we stopped. It was […]

19 Mar

Day 11: The ‘foreigner’ tag in Indonesia

The day started at the airport waiting in a queue for our visa on arrival. Again, as in Thailand, we got the visa stamped in a few minutes. As we had informed before, our hostel lady was waiting outside the airport. It was just 40,000 Indonesian Rupiah for the pick up from airport. Yeah, that […]

18 Mar

Day 10: Down the equator to Surabaya, Indonesia

We got up late in the morning. We had to go back to Bangkok today. We got ready and took a bus ticket to Bangkok in the afternoon. Pattaya was surely a wonderful place to be. The live music played by the bands during the night was still ringing in our ears. Just sad that […]

17 Mar

Day 9: Celebrating St.Patrick’s day in Pattaya, Thailand

After a very long time, I had a good sleep of 8hrs. I got up at 8am and got ready. Today, we were planning to go to Pattaya, a beach city, 2hrs from Bangkok.We took the skytrain to get to the Eastern bus terminal in Ekkamai. We bought the tickets to Pattaya and got into […]

16 Mar

Day 8: A date with the tigers of the tiger temple in Thailand

A very early morning wake up time of 5am, I was barely able to get up. But managed to get fresh and got to our pick up point for our trip for the day. We got into our minivan and moved on. We passed through the King’s palace and our guide was explaining about the […]

15 Mar

Day 7: A foodie’s day in Bangkok, Thailand

Early in the morning we were moving through the outskirts of Bangkok. It looked like a true megacity. By 7am, we reached the South terminal in Bangkok. We got down and now we had to find our way to the hostel. Here nobody could speak in english and neither could we find an information centre. […]

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