Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Where O Where have I been?

OOye! It has been a serious whirlwind the last week and 1/2. I am now sitting at my hostel in Vietnam finally at a computer and trying to type out a blog post! I want to update you guys on everything but there is seriously so much. Its been a crazy crazy time. Going to 5 different countries in 3 1/2 weeks may have not been the brightest idea ever. We are country 3 and even though I really thought I would love Vietnam I can honestly say its not my favorite. 

Some quick highlights and photos is the best I can do for now: 

-First couple days alone in Phuket were spent relaxing, working on my tan, eating my favorite foods and making new friends. 

Thailand: 

-My friend K arrived in the middle of the night after a delayed flight and subsequently missed taxi ride. We stayed awake because she would have had to pay for a bed to sleep in for 3 hours. 

-The Full Moon party was an amazing and awful experience all at once and really warrants its own post for explanation. BUT I will tell you this...there were tears and 2 broken cameras by the next day. 

-Chiang Mai was fantastic, great people, Ziplining, riding & bathing elephants and eating great food. 

-Really weird police experience in Bangkok on Khao San Road at 1am...along with a propostion from a Malaysian guy. 

-There was a missed flight leaving Bangkok to Siam Reap. A combination of setting our alarm for too late and not realizing that the international airport was so far away. 
Yep...that is the mess I was....

horrible picture but you get the idea

part of the Grand Palace 


Cambodia: 
-Amazing. Really just a great city I think!

-Angkor Wat is a 7th wonder for a reason and I highly HIGHLY recommend if you ever have the chance that you see it! 

-We learned a lot about Cambodia's history that I had no idea about and honestly they are such happy people for this shit they have been through. 

Sunrise over Angkor Wat

a famous spot in Ta Phrom-(think Tomb Raider) 


I'll keep my opinion of Vietnam till I have actually left so I can decide what was worthy of telling! 

So there...a very very brief recap of my trip so far! 

Check out my Instagram for many more pictures and updates!




3 comments

Annabelle said...

I've loved seeing all your photos on instagram!

Mellissa Rondinelli said...

Sounds like an amazing trip! Can't wait to hear more!

Shia
World According to Shia

Lauren said...

Wow you have been busy so jealous looks like a blast!

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