Adventures in Transportation

My 5 Worst Bus Rides in Burma (Myanmar)

With mountains to climb, temples to explore and wonderful, generous locals to meet Burma has tons to offer the responsible tourist. There’s only one problem: getting from A to B.

Lombok to Flores by boat

Adventures in Indonesia: Lombok to Flores by Boat

Some trips start out with the sudden realization that something is just not right. My 4-night slow boat trip from Gili Trawangan, Indonesia to Flores Island was one of those trips. It began with my minibus driver’s drunken babbling, and progressed from there.

Bus and Boat Adventures in Indonesia

Adventures in Indonesia: Public Transportation

There are two fail-safe sensory overloads for the traveller who wants to learn about a new place: going to the local supermarket, replete with its adventurous, exciting foods and people watching, and taking public transportation, with all of the delays, break-downs and random farm animals that comes with it.

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