JohnvonBob's Wander Log
JohnvonBob's Wander Log

JohnvonBob's Wander Log

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20 Months In Asia: Ko Phi Phi, Thailand

4 May 2021 3 minute read 3 comments JohnvonBob

One of my first real travel goals was to do some tropical island hopping, and from anywhere on on the west coast of Thailand you could find ferries to most islands in the Andaman Sea.  Ko Phi Phi was probably the smallest while also the most popular...

20 Months in Asia: Patong, Thailand

22 Apr 2021 2 minute read 4 comments JohnvonBob

After two nights in Naiyang, it was time to move on.  I took a bus from just outside my hotel down the peninsula and rode for an hour or two until it pulled up to my hostel in Patong.      Patong is a really tight-packed tourist town with a long be...

20 Months in Asia - Naiyang, Thailand

19 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments JohnvonBob

I flew into Phuket International Airport from Toronto with a layover in Seoul in March 2018 to begin what would become a 20-month solo backpacking trip across Asia.  I landed right around midnight, and having left in a snowstorm, I emerged to 30C and...