All posts tagged “border crossing

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Time for tea (in Myanmar)

One of the curiosities of traveling through South-East Asia is that if you enter Thailand over land (as we did, by boat), you are issued with a 15-day tourist visa.  If you fly in, you automatically qualify for a 30-day visa, but if you organise… Read More

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Floating down the Mekong

What better way to travel from Cambodia to Vietnam than by boat down the Mekong?  The boat was virtually empty, with only four other tourists on board.  It was a very overcast, grey day, but Colin and I amused ourselves for most of the five… Read More