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One traveller's day-by-day account of a year-long journey through Japan, China, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, America and Canada


Mt. Fuji on a (rare) clear day


A rare treat to kick off my travels: seeing the immense Mt Fuji on a perfectly clear day.

The Great Wall of China

Trekking the Great Wall

Hiking on a less-traversed part of the Great Wall of China, from Jinshanling to Simatai.

Songkran: one big water fight

Songkran Festival

A five day, all-out water fight on the streets of Chiang Mai to ring in the Thai New Year...

Towering Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

Clambering around the luscious architecture and tree-swamped temples of the lost city of Angkor in Cambodia.