Monthly Archives: January 2007

Just A Bunch Of Wanka’s!!

No thats not a spelling mistake but how Peru’s most popular team in the UK is spelled. I recently ordered a Deportivo Wanka t-shirt which are supposedly cult items among like-minded British football fans. I wanted to buy the actual … Continue reading

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Never thought it would happen to me but I’ve started regularly drinking green tea. It started off a while back at the Kaiten-Zushi (conveyor-belt sushi) as something to quench my thirst and has developed from there into buying teabags and drinking … Continue reading

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Trooping To The Imperial Palace

Was mightily surprised recently when I got a fax saying I was going to be working the following day as I’d somehow failed to see my name down on the cover sheet in our schools. Luckily I hadn’t made any great plans and thankfully it … Continue reading

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Kasabian In Tokyo

Leicester’s greatest band since, erm Showaddywaddy were in town the other week and I went to see them at Tokyo Kokusai Forum Hall A which has probably one of the most un-rock and roll names and to be honest it’s … Continue reading

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Vietnam 2007 – On The Buses In The South

A whirlwind tour of the south followed on the day after I arrived back in Ho Chi Minh from Cambodia. Having been with mates all the way it was a little strange to get back to being alone again as I set off … Continue reading

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Cambodia 2006 – Don’t Look Back In Angkor

No messing around on day one for us in Siem Reap as once we had forked out $40 for our 3-day pass we set off to see the big one. Having become accustomed to the carnival fanfare of tourist traps … Continue reading

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Cambodia 2006 – Angkor What?

People visit Cambodia to see Angkor Wat. Fact! So in order to reach this tourist trap Richard, Craig (his mate visiting from Korea) and I decided to take a two day tour from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh (Cambodia’s capital) … Continue reading

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Vietnam 2006 – Ho Ho Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) formerly known as Saigon provided the base for my travels in Vietnam and Cambodia over the festive season not just because of its location but also because it was where my friend and ex-colleague Richard … Continue reading

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