JayDTravel/Photography Blog

Drinking a mango smoothie and watching the sun set over the Andaman Sea in Phuket. 0

More beaches…starting with Kamala Beach

After watching the sun set, and sipping on a mango smoothie the night before, at a beautiful little bar on a cliff not far from Nai Harn Beach, I woke up the next day...

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Motorbiking around Phuket, and more…

One of the great things about traveling and renting motorbikes is the awesome feeling of freedom it gives you! Another is the overwhelming rush. Weaving around other motor bikers, cars, trucks, and buses, sometimes...

Ao Yon Beach, one of the best beaches on the east side of Phuket, and one of our favorite beaches! 0

DON’T forget the sunblock!

I always feel right at home on the island of Phuket, but one thing I try to never forget is that the island’s location is a LOT closer to the equator than where I live,...

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On my way – My 2017 SE Asia tour!

Oh my gosh, it has been so long, I think I almost forgot how to write…or at least how to use my WordPress site anyway, haha. So I am finally back in the saddle...

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Goodbye Phan Rang…I will miss you!

Our last day in Phan Rang had finally come, but it wasn’t a time to be sad! Instead we had decided we would make the most of it, and after sleeping in and getting...

Phan Rang Bay in Ninh Thuan province, Vietnam. 0

My short story…the final chapter.

Homeward Bound My experience on Earth did not turn out the way I had expected. I had traveled here to enlighten the planet. To see how I could help these backward people, several hundred...

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Finding out what life is all about in Saigon…

Ha, Hoa, and I finished off our delicious bowls of pho soup I was writing about in my previous post, and now it was time to stop being slackers, get off our butts, and take a stroll around the area....

One could say there are a few motorbikes in Saigon/HCMC... 0

On my way to Saigon…

I love Saigon…it’s a crazy, crazy place. Just looking at the photo above, you better have your wits about you. Crossing the street isn’t for the faint of heart. I recall one of my...

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How to save money when flying into Vietnam…

For everyone that has been following my blog posts, you might recall that I was going to take the train to Cambodia, but instead ended up at the wrong station and had to change my plans altogether. I wrote about that experience in...

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Over the river and through the woods…Part 2.

Fortunately, if you read my previous blog post, I made the jump safely onto the ferry as it was departing from the dock. Now, sitting next to Pierre and Bila, I had no idea...

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Over the river and through the woods…Part 1.

Okay, so the title of this blog might be a little bit off, because I didn’t really go through any woods, but how about a train ride through some jungles, rice paddies, and salt...

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From Wongwian Yai to Maha Chai by Train…

Wow, I had to look…it’s actually been two weeks since I last posted about my travels in real time, BUT by magic (okay not really magic), it’s only been a day in blog time, ha ha! So, back to...

Sunset over Bangkok from U-Baan Hostel, Wongwian Yai 0

U-Baan Hostel is so AWESOME!

Wow, it was soooo nice to finally drop that damn duffel bag! Note to self, never, ever, ever use a duffel bag again. It served it’s purpose for this trip, but it’s so hard...