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Today was a lot better then yesterday.We went swimming in the hotels pool. It was good because the water wasn't freezing cold but not hot. It was a good way to escape the heat of Dubai. We also went to the Mall of the Emirates. In the mall there's a snow field but we ...
... we had to stop to get directions. We were fortunate this time as we were close by. Yes, we did find it as we had a great landmark!! We were met by the most enchanting host Brian Smith, who had booked us a table at the local pub for dinner. He joined us for a bit and in that little while, found out that he lived in the same very small town of mine (Seremban) in Malaysia where he had served in the armed forces in the 1950s. Now how small a world is ...
So wherearewenow - after 12 months in 13 countries, over 40,300 miles traveled, 83 blog posts, 2145 photos taken, and only 1 bus crash - we are home.
What a strange feeling to come back, I think we were both ready for some normality, but that won't last long I am sure! At least we will always have this blog to read ...
... day in Bangkok and a LOTTA buckets
- Perhentian islands take 5
- Sky Bar
- Ella Rock & Liptons seat
- Sri Lankan cooking course with the crazy Karuna
- Sigiriya rock
- Arugam bay and watching Dom surf
- Being the most cold I have ever been on the ascent day of ...
... wasn't very long.I think it was 12 minutes. When we arrived we had already missed the next train so we went and got something to eat. We went to this pastry place and I got a Chicken Balti and Grandma got something with steak and mushrooms in it. Mine was really good and Grandma was having one of the moments at a restaurant when you look at the other persons food and wonder why ...