Inle Lake was one of those places we couldn't make up our minds on. Should we go or should we not go? We'd heard various testimonies from fellow travelers. Some who hated it, some who loved it. Isn't it so hard when that happens? The fact of the matter was this: it's incredibly touristy. In our minds, that alone was reason enough not to go. We always enjoyed places more if we could get a taste of the local life and from what we heard, Inle Lake was definitely not that. The funny thing is, we ended up with some of of our favorite memories there... despite all the tourists.Read More
"Your train is cancelled!! Go upstairs to the tourist office to deal with it!!!"
Getting yelled at is not pleasant, even less so when the clock reads 5:30 AM. But this was how our trip to Jaipur started...Read More
No place has only three sides to it - usually nowhere is close to that few - but our time on and near this tropical paradise can be boiled down into a triumvirate of experiences - the Hell of Kuta, the Heaven of Gili Air, and the Reality of Ubud.Read More