Category Archives: Transport

Africa: Mishaps, Misadventures, and Mayhem

Mishaps After several months of what I would consider careful photo management, I not-so-carefully managed to erase two weeks worth of Tanzania pictures. How could you have done something so stupid, Brooke? you might be asking. And I would tell … Continue reading

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By Land, Air, and Sea (Part Two)

Michael has been saying for some time how cool it would be to fly a plane. Well he got about as close to it as possible, as he practically sat on the pilot’s lap on our way from Pemba to … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Club, Vietnam Style: Easy Riders

As soon as we stepped off our bus upon arrival in Dalat, Vietnam, a man named Rene approached us. Blah, blah, blah, is usually what I hear from these salespeople. But Rene was different. He is a founding memberĀ of the … Continue reading

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Koh Tao has been criticized for becoming an overly-commercialized backpackers paradise, and rightfully so. Tao’s Sairee Beach has exploded in the past ten years into a place that totters on overdone. The entire beach is set up for tourism – … Continue reading

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (and Songthaews, Buses, and Cargo Ferry Boats) in 24 hours

Leaving Luang Prabang, we booked a flight to begin our journey to eventually carry us to sunny Koh Tao, Thailand, in the Gulf of Thailand. Arriving at the Laos airport in a torrential downpour at 6 a.m. (the rain: hardest … Continue reading

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