Where do our travels take us ?
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This is the Start
Tuesday 8th October
Off we go by train to Heathrow to catch our Emirates flight at 14.15 via Dubai to Bangkok arriving at 12.25 on the 9th.
Wednesday 9th to Thursday 10th October
Friday 11th to Monday 14th October
All day Thai Cookery course on the 14th
Tuesday 15th October ( On our way to the Thai/Laos border)
Wednesday 16th October
Thursday 17th October
Friday 18th October
Hopefully get picked up from our hotel and taken to the border crossing to Laos to get visas and board our little boat for our two day (6hours per day) boat trip along the Mekong to Luang Prabang in central northern Laos. Nagi Cruises.
Stay in a guest house/ hotel by the side of the river for overnight stay
Saturday 19th to Tuesday 22nd October
Second day of boat trip and arrival at Luang Prabang staying at the Kiridara Hotel for four nights.
Sunday 23rd to Friday 25th October
Fly to Hanoi, North Vietnam by Lao Airlines at 17.10 arriving 18.10.
Transfer to the Rising Dragon Palace Hotel
Saturday 26th to Sunday 27th October
Sunday 27th to Monday 28th October
Return to Hanoi and stay at the same hotel for another 2 nights
Tuesday 29th October and off to China
Find a day bus to Nanning in Southern China which is about 7/8hour trip.
Overnight in the Grand Soluxe International Hotel
Wednesday 30th October to Sunday 3rd November
Monday 4th (Long Day) to Wednesday 6th November
Thursday 7th November
Leave Hong Kong at 19.15 by Qantas for 9 hour flight to Brisbane arriving 06.05 Friday 8th
Friday 8th to Wednesday 20th November
In Brisbane staying with Irene’s sister Anne and family for a bit of a rest. ( knives and forks not chop sticks)
Thursday 21st to 25th November
Leave Brisbane on Qantas for Sydney at 11.25 arriving 14.oo
Staying with Chris and Martin just outside Sydney at Pittwater for 5 nights
Tuesday 26th November
Leave Sydney on Qantas for Bangkok at 10.05 arriving Bangkok same day at 15.35 (9.5h flight)
Transfer to Mariya Boutique Residence near airport for the night (Early flight next day)
Wednesday 27th to Monday 2nd December
Fly to Phuket from Don Mueang Airport, Air Asia leaving at 10.50 and arriving 12.15
Tuesday 3rd to Wednesday 4th December
Thursday 4th to Saturday 7th December
Travel to KL from Melaka staying at the Royale Chulan Hotel for 3 nights
Sunday 8th December
Transfer to KL airport for overnight stay at the Concorde Inn
Monday 9th December
Leave KL for long trip home at 09.50 eventually arriving at Heathrow the same day at 20.05 and transferring to the Double Tree Hotel at Heathrow for the “night”!!
Tuesday 10th December
Catch National Express bus at 10.55 arriving Exeter Bus station at 14.50 and hopefully someone will pick us up
That’s the End