A Week in the Life Of… Week 27

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Well, I haven’t moved far this week. From a relaxing couple of days in Bangkok, I took an overnight bus down to Ranong (where the little bout of sickness I had last week surfaced again just as we pulled in along those winding roads). From there, I jumped on a speed boat, disembarking on a little island known as Koh …

A Week in the Life Of… Week 26

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This week started with all sorts of adventures – from caves, to hiking, to luxurious sleep ins in less than luxurious guest houses – and then ended in a different country, recovering from the stomach bug Myanmar farewelled me with. So rather than go into details about Myanmar’s goodbye present (it was a nasty one), let’s just look at what …

A Week in the Life Of… Week 25

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As all the good weeks do, this one began on a multi-day trek – what an adventure! All up, I tackled the 3-day trek from Kalaw to Inle Lake. I’d say it was definitely my highlight of travel around the area. The whole hike was stunning. The local people we met were friendly and amazing. And the best bit? The …

A Week in the Life Of… Week 24

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Even with last week full of travel days, I’d fallen in love with Myanmar and was excited to see more. With just one more day in Mandalay, and a desire to see a few of the sights outside of the city, I signed up for the Ancient City tour offered by my hostel. Passing through various big sites such as …

A Week in the Life Of… Week 23

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My sister sent me a message this morning that was simply a photo she’d taken. The photo was of a note from our Nanny. It read: “Jessica. News of Caitlin? Many thanks.” So, just to please you Nanny (and the rest of the family who can’t last a week without knowing what I’ve been doing), here’s something I’ll “TRY” to …