South East Asia on a Hamstring – 2000

South East Asia on a Hamstring – 2000



Marie Javins is taking off on a 2 month overland tour of South East Asia with tour group Intrepid Travel. The countries she plans to visit include Indonesia – Singapore – Malaysia – Thailand – Laos – Vietnam – Cambodia. As she puts it:

"I have been on various group and independent trips before, but this is my first trip to Southeast Asia. At home, I freelance constantly as a colorist for Marvel Comics, so I don’t get out much. It is not just a shock to my system to go from the cold New York winter to the warmth of Bali – it is shock enough that I am not constantly working. And at home, I work and live alone, so the 24-hours with a group thing is bound to bring out the worst in me.

My two months in SE Asia consists of multiple Intrepid trips strung together. The first one is ‘Bali to Bangkok Overland’. The second is titled ‘The Great Indochina Loop’ but it consists of ‘Bangkok to Hanoi’, ‘Spirit of Vietnam’, and ‘Road to Angkor’. I hope to find enough cybercafes to keep this page current. Check back for updates!"

Latest Articles

March 13th: Homeward Bound
A convoluted journey back to the US and a trip to Disneyland.

March 12th: Banteay Srei, Cambodia
A trip to the pink temple and on to a schoolhouse for a traditional performance.

March 11th: Angkor Wat, Cambodia
A day at Angkor Wat and the rising star of Tin-Tin in Asia.

March 10th: Siem Reap, Cambodia
The "fast boat" to Siem Reap and sunset at Angkor Wat.

March 9th: Choeung Ek, Cambodia
The Killing Fields and the atrocities of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge in S-21.

March 8th: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Cambodia’s atrocious roads and interesting monetary system.

Catch Up On The Journey
Vietnam
February 25-March 8
This link will take you to the Vietnam page where all of Marie’s articles are listed. Alternatively, you can use the links in the side column.

Laos
February 16-24
This link will take you to the Laos page where all of Marie’s articles are listed. Alternatively, you can use the links in the side column.

Thailand
February 5-15
This link will take you to the Thailand page where all of Marie’s articles are listed. Alternatively, you can use the links in the side column.

Malaysia
January 30-February 4
This link will take you to the Indonesia page where all of Marie’s articles are listed. Alternatively, you can use the links in the side column.

January 29th: Singapore
A shoppers paradise and off to Raffles Hotel for high tea.

Indonesia
January 14-28
This link will take you to the Indonesia page where all of Marie’s articles are listed. Alternatively, you can use the links in the side column.

January 14th: Hong Kong Airport
20 hours on the "Screaming Baby Express" for a coffee and muffin in Hong Kong’s new airport.

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