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[France] – River Seine

  The Paris that I knew before I stepped foot on it was a place I associated with the Enlightenment, with Romance, with Beauty, and with the legacy of endless stories told and filmed. I didn’t know what to expect, … Continue reading

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[Myanmar] Hpa An

Hpa An was a reminder of a Myanmar that I missed. Peaceful, quiet, and small town feel. The food could have been better, but trip was as good as it gets. Mountain climbing, caves hiking, traversing through paddy fields and beneath … Continue reading

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[Finland] Chasing the lights in Ivalo

This is how it feels to capture the lights. We did it. It was truly amazing. The funny thing was that the aurora chase tour out of town to the viewing site was in fact cancelled for the two consecutive … Continue reading

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[Finland] Ready Get Go

So here I am, waiting at Heathrow. Having set off from Cambridge at 4.20 a.m., I am finally settling in for a leisurely breakfast with my £3.79 Meal Deal from Boots and hanging around in the waiting area with Bill … Continue reading

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[UK] – Stonehenge

Let’s just say it was awfully cold and windy at the end of January. It was also breathtaking. I have never seen such a vast expense of rolling green fields. Having Stonehenge dropped in the middle of it leaves no … Continue reading

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[Myanmar] Taukkyan War Cemetery

28 November 2014. It wasn’t a planned trip. We were driving out from Yangon to Pyay to Kyangin Town (Irrawady Delta Region) on Pyay Road, and I happened to pass by it. Dad pointed it out to me that this was … Continue reading

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[Myanmar] On the way back… home.

21 November 2014. It was a trip that waited 14 years to come about. And the Obligatory wings in the sky shot. Which I did not take. I prefer to sleep/read/eat/people-watch on plane. In that order. You will probably realise … Continue reading

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[Finland] Part 1 Turku (April 2014)

To Finland, with love. Yes, I loved you. I sat beside a German lecturer/tutor and post graduate student. He was probably my age, if not early thirties. Specialises in international economics or something. One irrelevant fact keeps popping up in … Continue reading

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[Nepal] October 2013

Destination: Nepal Duration: 2 Oct – 8 Oct Company: +4 All the climbing done: Enough that I couldn’t walk down stairs on the last day. May be next year, I’ll try a different challenge. It was nice, to be in … Continue reading

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[Shanghai]: My Goodbyes

I got back to Singapore on the 29th April. This is the last post to conclude my Shanghai Diary. I really loved Shanghai. It was a vibrant city, and you could feel the life in it. The weather was perfect, … Continue reading

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