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jet lag

sunny 28 °C

damn, 21 hours of traveling straight; its 10 am here, 8 pm at home and im gonna go get some lunch.

ps im safely to Kho San rd. and will be meeting up with Arsie in two days.

Posted by J kerouac 18:47 Archived in Thailand Comments (0)

Shots etc.


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Out of morbid curiosity and, i hope, preperation by some to visit me, Ive gotten this question alot; "how many shots did you get?"

Answer: 12 shots for...

Influenza
Hep A
Japenese Encephalitis
Rabies
Typhoid

Im also taking

doxycycline: malaria
azithromycin: dirrhea
ciprofloxacin: broad spectrum antibiotic
acetazolamide: altitude sickness

Posted by J kerouac 23:39 Archived in USA Tagged preparation Comments (0)

Itinerary

The Rough Plan


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I want to do as much overland travel in SEA as possible to provide opportunities for stumbling off the beaten path/having experiences not included in my Lonely Planet. I also attempted to avoid backtracking where possible.

THAILAND
Fly into Bangkok and head south
stopping at one of the Kos
-reccomendations for a less touristy island?
- get PADI certified somewhere, reccomendations for East or West coast in January?
Head over to Krabi
-do some climbing
- cross into Malasia at Sungai Kolok
MALASIA
-this was a recent addition to my list as it was highly reccomended by a friend... reccomendations?
- snorkeling in Pulau Perhentian Kecil
- trecking in Taman Negara Natl. park
- Fly out of Kuala Lampur to Bangkok
THAILAND
Head up to Nong Khai and cross in Laos
LAOS
- Vang Vieng
-Luang Prabang
- Maung Sing
- Phonsavan
- then id like to hop on a boat and float down the Mekong...any reccomendations on where to do this?
- chill out in Don Det
- Cross into Cambodia at Voen Kham
CAMBODIA
- Perhaps head over to Ban Lung
- Definatly go to Angkor Wat
- Phnom Penh
- perhaps go to Sihanoukville
- Cross into Vietnam at Bavet
VIETNAM

Basically northbound through Vietnam stopping at
- HCMC
- Da Lat
- Nha Trang
- Pleiku (my dad was stationed there)
- Hue
- Ha Long Bay
- Ha Noi for a Flight to Nepal, Japan or India depending on how much cash I have left and what month it is.

Posted by J kerouac 23:36 Archived in USA Tagged preparation Comments (0)

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