Shannon Holman Travel Articles

 
Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #13: Gili Gila (Island Crazy) – Gili Islands, Indonesia
Erica and Shannon thought they'd spend two nights on Gili Trawangan, off the northwest coast of Lombok. They ended up staying a month.
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Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #11: Savage Tans in the Andamans – Southern Thailand
Hearing about somebody else's beach-hopping holiday is probably about as exciting as hearing about their dreams, but nevertheless, Shannon Holman sends us an update.
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Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #12: Juni in Bali – Bali, Indonesia
With birthdays at the beginning and end of June, Shannon and Erica spent the month wandering Bali with Shannon's parents.
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Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #9: Thanh Quit: Mr. Phong\’s Neighborhood – Thanh Quit, Vietnam
As the daughter of a career Marine who survived two tours in Vietnam, it was strange for Shannon to shake hands with a former VC soldier, but she'll never forget that day.
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Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #8: Hoi An, Vietnam: Vestiges of Interest – Hoi An, Vietnam
Hoi An is home to about 200 tailors and cobblers - and Shannon may have bought something from all of them.
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Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #7: Southern Cambodia to Saigon – Cambodia and Vietnam
Shannon did make it to Siem Reap to see Angkor Wat - Wonder of the World and all that - but it was sometimes hard to feel the proper awe when surrounded by thousands of other people doing the same thi
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Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #6: Goats, Missiles, Chickens, and Fighter Planes – Southern Laos to Northeastern Cambodia
Our heroes float down the Mekong and up the Nam Ou, live the sauna-and-pate life in Luang Prabang, are momentarily taken in by the Bad Man Mr. Thandy, play with dead bats in Muang Nan, and eat silkwor
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Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #4: Northern Thailand: The Miss Hill Tribe Pageant – Thailand
By far, the highlight of Shannon's visit to Soppong was the Bang Ma Pha district festival, featuring several different hill tribes.
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Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #5: The Laap of Luxury – Northern Laos
Our heroes float down the Mekong and up the Nam Ou, live the sauna-and-pate life in Luang Prabang, are momentarily taken in by the Bad Man Mr. Thandy, play with dead bats in Muang Nan, and eat silkwor
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Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #2: Burma (Myanmar): Teapots and Toilet Paper – Myanmar
Despite amazing sights and amazing people, Shannon thinks twenty years from now, what she'll remember most vividly about Burma is the toilet paper.
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