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Day 298 – Visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum

One of the many tourist attraction in Hanoi is seeing the preserved body of Ho Chi Minh. When you think about it, it’s kind of creepy. The tourist attraction is free but the queue to get in is very very … Continue reading

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Day 293 – COPE centre in Vientiane

In the morning, we booked into a nicer hostel, well what we thought would be a nicer hostel, but more about that later. For breakfast, we headed over to the Joma Bakery Cafe. We had been to the posh western cafe … Continue reading

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Day 251 – Tour of Cheong Fat Tze’s Blue Mansion in Penang

We decided to visit the Cheong Fat Tze Mansion which is one of the “things” to do in Penang apart from eat. The huge blue mansion is on the edge of the new town and the old town. The house was owned … Continue reading

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Day 184 – Street art on Cockatoo Island

Back into Sydney today and we’re headed to Cockatoo Island, an UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Sydney Harbour. The island is the largest of all the islands in the harbour and was originally home to a shipping yard built by … Continue reading

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Day 183 – Learning about the native land at the Australian Museum in Sydney

After such a sunny day yesterday, it was a bit of a surprise to wake up to drizzle. Instead of  heading for an outdoor activity (plus Alan was seriously sunburned from the 5 mins of sun he had yesterday), we … Continue reading

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