São Paulo: buskers, giant avocados and failed bloco’s 

We came to São Paulo after visiting Rio de Janeiro during carnival where the bar was set pretty high on Brazilian cities. Unfortunately by the time we left São Paulo a few days later we were pretty underwhelmed.  Arrival  We arrived fresh(ish) off of the overnight bus from paraty to São Paulo bus terminal at … Continue reading São Paulo: buskers, giant avocados and failed bloco’s 

Ho Chi Minh City: the Cu Chi tunnels, war remnants museum and Halloween in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City  We arrived at Ho Chi Minh City from the airport via the public bus (152) and the roads were absolutely manic! Although it was mid-day there were lots of scooters buzzing in and out of the cars and past the pedestrians trying to cross the roads. It would most likely seem … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City: the Cu Chi tunnels, war remnants museum and Halloween in Vietnam

Datong: Soft sleeper, the Nine Dragon Mural and a chocolate focused river trek

We hadn't noticed much pollution on our travels through China so far but it seems like it was all waiting for us in Datong... The simple luxuries in life: a 7 hour soft sleeper  It's crazy how excited we were to be having a soft sleeper for our overnight journey to Datong. The 16 hour … Continue reading Datong: Soft sleeper, the Nine Dragon Mural and a chocolate focused river trek