The Long Way Down [16 Dec 2009 – 11 Jan 2010]

My journey began in Singapore on 16 Dec 2009 and ended 26 days later after five countries and thousands of kilometers on the road.

PRE-TRIP

Day 0 (15 Dec 2009): Pre-departure’s Thoughts [Singapore]


CHINA

Day 1 (16 Dec 2009): A Thousand Mile Journey Begins with the First Step [Singapore – Guangzhou]
Day 2 (17 Dec 2009): In Search of the Five Rams [Guangzhou]
Day 3 (18 Dec 2009): Chenjiaci & Beijing Lu [Guangzhou]
Day 4 (19 Dec 2009): SYSU [Guangzhou]
Day 5 (20 Dec 2009): Viva Macau! [Guangzhou – Macau – Guangzhou]
Day 6 (21 Dec 2009): Research Day [Guangzhou]
Day 7 (22 Dec 2009): Jiangnan [Guangzhou – Hangzhou]
Day 8 (23 Dec 2009): Crazy Guys On Bikes [Hangzhou]
Day 9 (24 Dec 2009): Paris of the East [Hangzhou – Shanghai]
Day 10 (25 Dec 2009): Merry Christmas from Suzhou [Shanghai – Suzhou – Shanghai]
Day 11 (26 Dec 2009): BOXIN’ DAY! [Shanghai – Guangzhou]
Day 12 (27 Dec 2009): Farewell [Guangzhou]
Day 13 (28 Dec 2009): A Train Affair [Guangzhou – Nanning]


VIETNAM

Day 14 (29 Dec 2009): Turning Deaf-Mute [Nanning – Hanoi]
Day 15 (30 Dec 2009): Hanoi Visited [Hanoi – Sapa]
Day 16 (31 Dec 2009): NYE in the hills [Sapa]
Day 17 (1 Jan 2010): The Wild (North)West [Sapa – Dien Bien Phu]


LAOS

Day 18 (2 Jan 2010): Sabaidee! [Dien Bien Phu – Muang Khua – Udomxai]
Day 19 (3 Jan 2010): Jewel of the Mekong [Udomxai – Luang Prabang]
Day 20 (4 Jan 2010): Lazy Rest Day [Luang Prabang]
Day 21 (5 Jan 2010): KM 2552 [Luang Prabang – Vientiane]
Day 22 (6 Jan 2010): All things Laooooo [Vientiane]


THAILAND

Day 23 (7 Jan 2010): A Long Day’s Wait [Vientiane – Nong Khai – Bangkok]
Day 24 (8 Jan 2010): Pitstop @BKK [Bangkok]
Day 25 (9 Jan 2010): I ❤ Trains [Bangkok – Butterworth]


MALAYSIA

Day 26 (10 Jan 2010): The Final Leg [Butterworth – Singapore]


SINGAPORE

Day 27 (11 Jan 2010): Home [Singapore]