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taken apart at heathrow 07.12.1985
flight home to UK after 1 year away. 06.12.1985
a night of excess 05.12.1985
the bird poo thieves 04.12.1985
on a bus all day in Peru 03.12.1985
evil man runs off with my suitcase 02.12.1985
barge on Lake Titicaca 01.12.1985
business in la Paz 30.11.1985
by train over the andes to lake Poopoo 29.11.1985
visit the mine, miners on strike 28.11.1985
poor Potosi, once so rich 27.11.1985
travellers plans for Christmas 26.11.1985
tres por cien 25.11.1985
skiing at 17,785 ft 24.11.1985
try to go skiing, but my pesos not accepted on mountain top 23.11.1985
meet some cocaine smugglers 22.11.1985
Money changers 21.11.1985
buy bundles of Bolivian Pesos 20.11.1985
exploring Cuzco 19.11.1985
Sacsayhuamán fortress 18.11.1985
Pisac 17.11.1985
Rest and write 13 postcards 16.11.1985
Kamikaze Club 15.11.1985
Cusco train derailed 14.11.1985
Temple of the Moon, Waynu Picchu, off limits & irresistible 13.11.1985
alone & one at a time we enter the Inca Gate of the Sun 12.11.1985
illegal camp floods 11.11.1985
Humming bird at 13,776 feet. 10.11.1985
kilometer 88 and the Inca trail 1985 09.11.1985
wake up to find Jessica in the next bed 08.11.1985
a bus in the Andes 07.11.1985
unexpected stop over in Arequipa 06.11.1985
meet Maria Reiche 05.11.1985
perilous bus journey to Nasca 04.11.1985
bump into John and Alan again 03.11.1985
Moche sex 02.11.1985
Lima in 1985 01.11.1985
Halloween party in Trujillo 1985 31.10.1985
vast desolate Chan Chan 30.10.1985
crossing the border 29.10.1985
scary bus journey in the Andes 28.10.1985
overnight to Cuenca 27.10.1985
market day in Quito 26.10.1985
Quito 25.10.1985
hangover at altitude 24.10.1985
Riots in Quito 1985 23.10.1985
leave Costa Rica for Columbia 22.10.1985
joys of Post Restante 20.10.1985
rush back to San Jose 20.10.1985
the beach at night 19.10.1985
A Beach Like The Somme 18.10.1985
a green turtle heaves herself out of the sea 17.10.1985
talk of Olive Ridley turtles 16.10.1985
search for spanish gold 15.10.1985
explore peaceful Cahuita park 14.10.1985
carnival in Port Limone 13.10.1985
Appalling folkloric show 12.10.1985
San Jose 11.10.1985
Guatemala City in 1985 10.10.1985
Travel business 09.10.1985
Hot water comes at a price 08.10.1985
secret lodgings 07.10.1985
Fiesta in Panajachel 06.10.1985
kite flying on Lake Atitlan 05.10.1985
pig out on pancakes 04.10.1985
colourful costumes 03.10.1985
back strap weaving 02.10.1985
hippy lake 01.10.1985
bus station frustration 30.09.1985
trying to glimpse the Quetzal bird 29.09.1985
beautiful Alta Verapaz country in 1985 28.09.1985
hitching through beautiful Guatemalan countryside 27.09.1985
rest day 26.09.1985
talk of amoebic dysentery 25.09.1985
Tikal dreaming 24.09.1985
catch a thief 23.09.1985
Tikal, triumph of the Mayas 22.09.1985
the glories of Tikal 21.09.1985
last hold out of the Maya 20.09.1985
break for the border 19.09.1985
Batty bus to Belize 18.09.1985
imminent emesis 17.09.1985
busy day at the ruins 16.09.1985
washing sewing reading 15.09.1985
sling my hammock in small homestay near Chichenitza 14.09.1985
hammock deals 13.09.1985
the Chaac mools of Uxmal 12.09.1985
whistles and stares 11.09.1985
night on a park bench 10.09.1985
up early and to the ruins 09.09.1985
long bus ride to Palenque 08.09.1985
an impressive tomb in Mitla 07.09.1985
Friday 6th again 06.09.1985
dawn in Oaxaca 06.09.1985
I get mail 03.09.1985
post the parrot 02.09.1985
Army everywhere, escape to Teotihuacan 01.09.1985
Museum of Anthropology 31.08.1985
Mexico City 30.08.1985
lose a day 29.08.1985
Tlaquepaque 28.08.1985
some rich bishop built this 28.08.1985
buy a new camera 27.08.1985
fiery Orozco mural 26.08.1985
beautiful Guadalajara 25.08.1985
500 km to Guadalajara 24.08.1985
ferry sold out - stuck in La Paz 23.08.1985
Horchatas and Borretos 22.08.1985
22 hours on a bus in blistering heat 21.08.1985
by bus to baja california 20.08.1985
Disneyland 19.08.1985
Notts Farm 18.08.1985
tramps and bums 17.08.1985
to Los Angeles 16.08.1985
leave Moorea 15.08.1985
under the shade of a flamboyant tree 14.08.1985
ticking off from madame 13.08.1985
walk 16 km 12.08.1985
off to Moorea 11.08.1985
preparing for south america 10.08.1985
leave Australia 09.08.1985
Brisbane locum service 31.05.1985
Brisbane locum service 30.04.1985
arrive in Sydney 27.04.1985
pack for Sydney 26.04.1985
Popeye bar 25.04.1985
day trip to Macao 24.04.1985
The Jockey Club 23.04.1985
windsurfing in Hong Kong 22.04.1985
recuperation in Hong Kong 21.04.1985
in bed on a boat 20.04.1985
steaming out of Shanghai 19.04.1985
join the huge ferry to Hong Kong 18.04.1985
my Chop 17.04.1985
the ancient "Garden of Fisherman's Nets' 16.04.1985
cycle to Suzhou 15.04.1985
the west lake at Hangzhou 14.04.1985
dead pig in the Huangpo 13.04.1985
meet an entrepreneur 12.04.1985
Chris Hough cycles in, 11.04.1985
stroll into posh Jinjiang club 10.04.1985
miserable 09.04.1985
lemon meringue pie 08.04.1985
ferry ensnared by junk 07.04.1985
chinese foxtrot in 2nd class lounge 06.04.1985
sneak into 2nd class toilets 05.04.1985
change ferries at Wuhan 04.04.1985
rush through the Yangtze gorges 03.04.1985
board the ferry, see a corpse 02.04.1985
exploring Chongquing in 1985 01.04.1985
settle into Chongquing 31.03.1985
meet a cadre on the train 30.03.1985
visit the terracotta army 29.03.1985
have a foam bath 28.03.1985
hard berth to Xian 28.03.1985
Tiannamen square in 1985 27.03.1985
small travelling circus 26.03.1985
Ming tombs 25.03.1985
buy a railway ticket, great success 24.03.1985
Bejing in 1985 23.03.1985
I enter China 中国 21.03.1985
prepare for China in 1985 20.03.1985
Chung-King mansions 19.03.1985
chairman Mao jacket 18.03.1985
Ocean City and cerebral palsy 17.03.1985
out to the New Territories 16.03.1985
send a parcel home 15.03.1985
try agar agar to eat 14.03.1985
phone home at last 13.03.1985
fast food Chinese style 12.03.1985
touring Hong Kong 11.03.1985
sleep at airport 10.03.1985
walk to the airport 09.03.1985
hitch hike to Bali 07.03.1985
miss mount Bromo whilst hitch hiking 06.03.1985
off to Probolinggo and mount Bromo 05.03.1985
finish batik skull 04.03.1985
People's park Yogyakarta 03.03.1985
start batik skull 02.03.1985
try a durian 01.03.1985
getting into the batik 28.02.1985
making a fist of it 27.02.1985
learning to Cant 26.02.1985
looking for a batik course 25.02.1985
the Kraton Jogjakarta 24.02.1985
not sure what happened today 23.02.1985
mighty Borobudur 22.02.1985
exploring volcanic Dieng plateu 21.02.1985
to Dieng 20.02.1985
drink bat's piss 19.02.1985
manta ray caught off beach 18.02.1985
long journey to Pangandaran 17.02.1985
no messages at the losmen or post office 16.02.1985
street walking in Jakarta 15.02.1985
land in Jakarta 14.02.1985
Changii airport 13.02.1985
Singapore, garden city of asia 13.02.1985
eating chendol in Singapore food market 11.02.1985
bump into Claude and Damien again 10.02.1985
Sim's guest house Singapore 09.02.1985
hitch hiking in Malaysia 1985 08.02.1985
an evening with old George 07.02.1985
best food for weeks 05.02.1985
meet some Doctors 05.02.1985
awesome Thaipusan festival 04.02.1985
the trekking bill 03.02.1985
everything coated in mud 02.02.1985
living off bananas and crackers 01.02.1985
trek back to park HQ 31.01.1985
jungle trek 30.01.1985
fast boat up river Tembeling 29.01.1985
single track train to Jerantut 28.01.1985
football match with Manchester City 27.01.1985
plan trip to jungle 26.01.1985
Town Guest House in Kota Bahru and wild boar BBQ 24.01.1985
Monsoon floods 24.01.1985
meet Claude and Damien 23.01.1985
to Prison in Bangkok 22.01.1985
post the Burmese lacquer table home 1985 21.01.1985
Heroin smuggler caught 20.01.1985
Post office closed 19.01.1985
no idea what happened today 18.01.1985
ducking and diving at Rangoon airport 17.01.1985
ill in Rangoon 16.01.1985
barter for a lacquer table 15.01.1985
in Pagan 1985 14.01.1985
Pick up truck to Pagan 12.01.1985
Leg rowing fishermen 11.01.1985
by jeep to Inle lake in Burma 10.01.1985
fly to Rangoon 09.01.1985
Pat Pong 08.01.1985
back to Bangkok 07.01.1985
survive the clams 06.01.1985
bye bye Ko Samui, its been a blast, off to Hua Hin 04.01.1985
planning trip to Burma 03.01.1985
washed up 02.01.1985
Tom and Mikhail leave 01.01.1985
big party 31.12.1984
New Years's eve 1984 30.12.1984
go for a walk on Lamai beach 29.12.1984
visit waterfall 28.12.1984
Eating cake 27.12.1984
aaargh, more omelettes 26.12.1984
check into Weekender chalets 25.12.1984
Christmas in Koh Samui 1984 24.12.1984
CHRISTMAS EVE 1984 23.12.1984
mushroom omelette surprise 22.12.1984
find Tom 21.12.1984
move on to Koh Samui 20.12.1984
searching for Tom 19.12.1984
leave UK for Thailand via Moscow 18.12.1984
leave home in Norwich 14.12.1984