Bali, the island of the gods. The island is approx. 153 km wide (east to west) and approx. 112 km from north to the south. Bali’s central mountains contains several peaks of more than 3,000 metres of which the highest is Mount Agung at 3,031 metres, known as the “mother mountain” and an active volcano. The largest city is Denpasar, near the southern coast, followed by Singaraja located on the…

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Chiangmai, the rose of the north, is the second biggest city in Thailand. The ideal time to visit Chiangmai is around December to February when the weather is cool but we were there in May at the invitation of our best friends in Thailand, Mr Suvit and family. We stayed at the Dusit D2, a 4 stars hotel about 5 mins walk to the night market/night bazaar and 10 to…

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Hue, Hoi An – Vietnam

Danang to Hue (13 January 2016) Hue was once the seat of the Vietnamese kings. It is a nice city dissected by the Perfume River, where dragon boats ply, bringing or taking tourist from its pier to or from the Thien Mu Pagoda. Other points of interest are  the Imperial City (Citadel) where the Vietnamese kings reside and ruled from and the tombs of the Vietnamese kings.