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Beach Tour 59
OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2022: OVERVIEW: In my previous post (Gili Trawangan – Indonesia – Getting There) I talked about how to get to and find accommodation in Gili Trawangan (GiliT). You can check out 12Go to have a look at ‘getting there’ options: It is assumed that you plan to be here for 60 days … arriving with a standard 30 day Visa On Arrival (VOA), then extending your VOA by another 30 days. This gives you upto 60 days for your GiliT ‘experience’. … now let’s talk about what it is like to ‘live’ here … PLEASE NOTE: The […]

Gili Trawangan – Indonesia – Information


SEPTEMBER 2016: Click here to read our Mexico Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I made my way south from Isla Mujeres down the Mexican Caribbean Coast via Playa Del Carmen to Tulum. In Tulum, there are 2 famous local sites: Tulum (itself) and Coba. TULUM RUINS: I was staying in a hostel in Tulum so I went to the Tulum Ruins first. My hostel rented out bicycles for MXP80 / day … which is a reasonable price in Mexican tourist areas.The Tulum Ruins are an easy 3km cycle from the centre of Tulum. You cycle about 2kms north on the main road and, then, cut down a […]

Tulum – Mexico – Mayan Ruins



  DECEMBER 2015:   Click here to read our Vietnam Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I am impressed by Hoi An. It is a Tourist Town – but a nice Tourist Town. I haven’t written up my Hoi An – Vietnam – Information yet (nor my Hoi An – Vietnam – GRANDPAcking Costs), but I will when I leave on the 14th December 2015. Hoi An will, also, be making it into my RETIREMENT REVIEWS at the same time. I wanted to get out of the Old Town and look around the ‘edges’ a bit to get a better feel for what it might be like to […]

Hoi An – Vietnam – Around Hoi An by Bicycle


APRIL 2015: THE ANGKOR PLAN: The first day that I got my bicycle, I cycled from Jasmine Family Hostel on Highway 6 up Sivatha Road (parallel to Charles De Gaul) to the corner of Angkor Wat. I had no ticket, so I was stopped and denied entry. They told me to go back and get my ticket on Charles De Gaul. I cycled back down Sivatha home to my Hostel. I have an S1 prolapse and a trapped nerve in my back (that affects the right hand side of my right leg and foot – and can send my leg muscles into cramp […]

Angkor – Cambodia – Mad Dogs and Englishmen