The final few days and thoughts of the trip

1st August 2014   Arrival at the Thai border.   The Thai customs would only give us 30 days for Plodd to stay in the country, but did say that the customs in Chonburi may be able to extend this when we get home (so fingers crossed). We left the border and I went to […]

Ready to cross in to Thailand tomorrow

31st July 2014   Last night we went back for a meal at the restaurant La Cave where the staff know us from past visits, they always make us very welcome and the food was as good as ever. We did have one problem though, that you will not believe, when the starter’s arrived we […]

Getting close to the Laos border

24th July 2014   Not a lot to report, only that I went out on the electric bike and must have done 20k round the city, and like I said at night went out for dinner we had lots of food, in fact too much really with Spring, Guido and Paula first traveling by donkey […]

More Details about Traveling Through China

David sent this to me via email.  They have not been able to get online to Plodd.net to add these updates themselves.  Plus, he has had difficulty even sending a lengthy email to me.  So this will catch them up on the trip.  Next communication will not come until they get into Laos. 6th July 2014 […]

David and Lesley are in Yaan, China

Just received a bunch of emails with lots of photos of Yaan and Lake Lugi in China.  Check them out under the Photos menu above. [google-map-v3 shortcodeid=”1a67bf34″ width=”350″ height=”350″ zoom=”10″ maptype=”roadmap” mapalign=”center” directionhint=”false” language=”default” poweredby=”false” maptypecontrol=”true” pancontrol=”true” zoomcontrol=”true” scalecontrol=”true” streetviewcontrol=”true” scrollwheelcontrol=”false” draggable=”true” tiltfourtyfive=”false” enablegeolocationmarker=”false” enablemarkerclustering=”false” addmarkermashup=”false” addmarkermashupbubble=”false” addmarkerlist=”Yaan, Sichuan, China{}7-default.png{}Yaan, Sichuan, China” bubbleautopan=”true” distanceunits=”miles” showbike=”false” […]

China Photos

I just uploaded several new photos that Dave took in China.  He sent them to me via email.  Click here —–> China Photos to see them, or go to the China page under Photos on the menu above.

Moving on through China

I received this email from David today: We are at Xian near the Terracotta Army and the before that Jixien Pingyao and Taiyuan after leaving Beijing. [google-map-v3 shortcodeid=”9a978a5e” width=”350″ height=”350″ zoom=”10″ maptype=”roadmap” mapalign=”center” directionhint=”false” language=”default” poweredby=”false” maptypecontrol=”true” pancontrol=”true” zoomcontrol=”true” scalecontrol=”true” streetviewcontrol=”true” scrollwheelcontrol=”false” draggable=”true” tiltfourtyfive=”false” enablegeolocationmarker=”false” enablemarkerclustering=”false” addmarkermashup=”false” addmarkermashupbubble=”false” addmarkerlist=”Xian, Shaanxi, China{}4-default.png{}Xian, Shaanxi, China|Pingyao, Jinzhong, Shanxi, […]

China and the Great Wall

Dave is unable to access Plodd.net from where they are now, so he sent me this via e-mail and I copied and pasted it.  Check out their photos of China and the Great Wall in the Photos menu above. – Arlo 29th June 2014 – 3rd July 2014 We arrived at the border town of […]

Saying goodbye to good friends in Saynshand

26th June 2014 Yesterday morning I was looking for a laundry to have some clothes washed but could not find one so I called in to the Royal, the restaurant that we went in on the first night in Saynshand. The young girl called Enkhmaa that served us on that night spoke English and she […]

150 km to China

20th June 2014 So yesterday in the afternoon we arrived back at the Tokyo Hotel and that evening we dined at the Broadway Restaurant. It has been raining all day and night, during the night Plodd developed a leak over the bed actually not in the middle and not on HRH’s half but directly above […]