Into Druk Yul – Bhutan

23rd October 2016. We made it! …To Siliguri, our starting point at least. After the eventful day marred by flight delay at Shanghai airport due to the typhoon Haima, only to be cancelled after 5 hours of waiting, add an hour plus of human queue…

Hong Nang Sida

17th October, 2015. Muang Champassak. While searching for the Vat Phou (Wat Phu) in Champasak, my GPS led me to the closed side gate. Unaware the main entrance is on the other side of the complex. I could only admire this ancient Khmer Hindu ruin…

A Bridge No More . Kelantan

16th April 2015. Coming back from Songkran festival in Krabi & Hatyai, my first and most probably my last. Its nothing of a cultural festival that I was expecting, with the addition of pressure water gun, iced water and some color dyed. Yes it was…

Road to Stung Treng

16th October, 2015. After a uneventful and unscheduled stop over at Pursat. A noisy and chaotic small town located along the National Highway 5. I can’t wait to set off by first light to Stung Treng, the closet town to the southern border of Laos,…

Old road to Qomolangma

8th May 2011,Tingri. The entrance towards the Mt.Qomolangma (Mt.Everest) base camp was blocked by a Chinese Military sentry and we were told to turn back without a reason given. At a rest stop on our way back, a stranger disclosed to us that the soldiers…

Lonely ride in the wild

Oct 15, 2015. Koh Kong, Cambodia Having successfully crossed the border the day before, today is where the fun begins. While having dinner at a river side hotel, I decide to check with the waiter on the road conditions where I am heading. Well, none…