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Chernobyl ?>


I know I’ve missed a few countries (will get back to them, I promise!) but with so many people asking about our experience, I feel I need to write my blogs on Chernobyl first. We chose to visit this area as the history has always moved me, the disaster happened the year I was born and our local community welcomed children that were evacuated from Pripyat (city close to the Nuclear disaster site) every summer. You need to visit Chernobyl…

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Cameron highlands

We arrived in the Cameron highlands and checked out twin pines accommodation as recommended in the guidebook for backpackers. The room had more mosquitoes than the mossy forest so we say no thanks to that one! We ended up staying in an inn up the road for 15 dollars a night which was a lovely looking spot with beautiful greenery around it ? We took a look around the pretty town and got a bite to eat in the Indian…

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We reached Langkawi in the afternoon and caught a taxi to the backpacking area of Cenang beach, The taxis are fixed prices in Langkawi so unlike the rest of Asia you won’t have to barter hard for a half decent price or even a half decent one lol! Most journeys around the island cost 30 ringgit for up to four people ? We arrived in the only backpacking area of the island at Cenang beach and searched high and low…

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