Tag Archives: Buses


(Afternoon philosophy session in Sareema, Estonia) One of the best parts of travelling is being in the state of continual discovery. I guess you could make this statement about life in general but the tide of new experiences when travelling makes this state of being more apparent and easier to notice. Sometimes these discoveries are […]


Mongolia is a huge country. There is little infrastructure and so most travellers are dependant on taking organised tours or hiring their own jeeps and guides. After looking at the various options of the major sites we both agreed that it was the large freshwater lake in the north west of the country that was […]


Our bags were backed and we were eager to start the next stage of our trip – travelling from Beijing to Moscow by train – the Trans-Mongolian. However, for the first leg of the trip we would travel by overnight bus to the border of China and Mongolia, cross the border by jeep then take […]

The In Between Bits

Burma is possibly one of the most challenging places I have travelled in terms of logistics. Getting from one place to the next always seems to involve a ridiculously long overnight bus ride on sandy unsealed and potholed roads arriving early the next morning. Even what was meant to be a day trip to a […]