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Mount Aso, the second biggest active vulcano in the world, is a shorter train ride from Kumamoto. The countryside view from the train is amazing and when you step off at...

Misty village on our Luang Namtha trekking.

It was raining hard during the night and we were happy that the thin roof made of leaves held together and we woke up dry. Trekking the next day was not...

Misty village where we slept the first night of our trekking Luang Namtha.

Weather forecast said rain, rain, rain but we still decided to do a 3 day trek around Luang Namtha. Some agencies are really expensive (around 120 $/day for two) but we...

Little girl posing for us around Mae Salong villages, north Thailand.

In the mornings buses of tourists visit the small town of Mae Salong, former opium capital of northern Thailand. In the afternoon there is only a few of us left, eating...

Smiling Buddha statue in Tha Ton, northern Thailand.

We wanted to break the routine of Chiang Mai, which is really nice, but we don’t feel like travelers after a month! So we decided to explore the North of Thailand...

View of the morning clouds that are stuck in the valley. Hsipaw trekking.

You can read about the first and second part of our Hsipaw trekking. Because of the heavy rain at night we decided to spend one more day in this village, rest our...

This is our second part of Hsipaw trekking. You can read the first one here. We ate black bees for dinner. Whaaaaat? Yes. With dinner of rice and a big bowl...

Little boy is sitting in the grass. Behind him you can see the village. Read more on our Hsipaw trekking in the post.

Hsipaw, a small town in Shan state, lies 200 km from Mandalay. You can take the slow jumpy train ride and enjoy the view. Most tourists who come to Myanmar (Burma)...

When you hear the word ‘jungle’, you don’t really expect good food, but probably fruit comes to mind. In that lush forest it should grow almost anywhere. Right? No. Fruit is...

One of the younger kids of a 60-year old shaman we stayed at. Siberut trekking.

Healing the Shaman or how pigs follow you to the toilet Siberut trekking. Our last host on our Siberut trekking was a Shaman who was present at the ceremony, and his family....