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We're back again for another year of what some people say is 'swanning around the world doing nowt'. First, we’re heading back to Gloucester before heading back to London. Then we're off to Spain before flying back to the UK for a wedding, then back to Spain to fly back to India, back via the UK, to go back to Goa before going back to Thailand to get a visa to go back to China from where we fly back to the UK in April 2017. Got that? Perfect, now you have absolutely no excuse not to follow us on Backtracking.
Our latest 5 diary entries

14th Apr 2017 - 20th Apr 2017
Confucius say ‘when man flu become more serious then man get deep husky voice like Keith Richard’.  That’s exactly what happened to Neil when his common cold turned into something more debilit...
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8th Apr 2017 - 13th Apr 2017
Michael Palin Stayed Here
Yes, it’s true, we stayed in the same guesthouse as Michael Palin when he was filming his TV series ‘Himalaya’ in 2004.   We were trekking in Tiger Leaping Gorge and happened to choose ...
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29th Mar 2017 - 7th Apr 2017
As soon as we arrived at the Yuanyang rice terraces we were whisked off in shared minivan to see the sunset from one of the viewing points – what a mixture, French, Brits, Canadian and Japanese.Our choice o...
818 Words | 29 ReadsRead moreRead more

24th Mar 2017 - 28th Mar 2017
China Challenge
We had no Chinese money, couldn’t speak Mandarin and the ATM at Kunming airport wouldn’t take our card.  Oh ****, looks like we could be leaving China earlier than planned if things didn’t i...
1435 Words | 22 ReadsRead moreRead more

10th Mar 2017 - 23rd Mar 2017
Last Night at The Opera
Have you ever done a runner from a restaurant?  We have…..twice!       We hadn’t realised how difficult it was going to be to move onto Chiang Khong.  It tur...
1792 Words | 19 ReadsRead moreRead more

This blog has 13 diary entries. You can see them all on the diary page