One year in Asia (In Dutch !!!)

A long term dream is being realized. Traveling overland from Europe through Asia covering quite a few countries and returning through Russia on the Trans Mongolian Railway.

  • 271 days (06 Oct 1999 - 02 Jul 2000)
  • 39182 km (24347 miles)
  • 20 countries
  • 142 entries (84238 words)
  • 88 photos
  • 3.3 ratings (335 votes)
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Day Journal date: Country Place Title Distance Media Rating
1 Oct 06, 1999 00:24 Netherlands Tiel » Leaving for Germany 0 km 5 (1 votes)
1 Oct 06, 1999 18:04 Germany Duisburg » Duisburg 104 km 3 (48 votes)
3 Oct 08, 1999 07:07 Russian Federation Moscow » Moskou 2181 km [*] (4) 3 (48 votes)
10 Oct 15, 1999 15:12 Kazakhstan Leninsk » Met de trein van Moskou naar Tasjkent: 4294 km [*] (1) 1.3 (4 votes)
10 Oct 15, 1999 15:17 Turkmenistan Turkmenabad » Grenzen aan de voormalige USSR 5026 km 5 (1 votes)
14 Oct 19, 1999 15:19 Uzbekistan Tashkent » Aankomst in Oezbekistan 5568 km 5 (1 votes)
15 Oct 20, 1999 15:20 Uzbekistan Tashkent » Oezbekistan; even American Express bellen 5568 km [*] (1) 5 (1 votes)
19 Oct 24, 1999 15:21 Uzbekistan Tashkent » Oezbekistan; even aangifte doen bij de politie 5568 km [*] (2) 3 (3 votes)
19 Oct 24, 1999 18:58 India Delhi » De eerste cultuurshock, en hoop ik niet de laatste 7151 km 4 (2 votes)
19 Oct 24, 1999 19:25 India Delhi » Vluchten kan niet meer 7151 km 3 (2 votes)
26 Oct 31, 1999 13:59 India Delhi » Delhi, een tweede impressie van het Indische leven 7151 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
27 Nov 01, 1999 14:00 India Āgra » Taj Mahal 7335 km [*] (1) 2.7 (3 votes)
29 Nov 03, 1999 14:01 India Jaipur City » Jaipur 7555 km [*] (1) 3.1 (21 votes)
33 Nov 07, 1999 14:02 India Jodhpur » Jodhpur 7841 km 3 (48 votes)
34 Nov 08, 1999 14:05 India Jaisalmer » De kameelsafari van Jaisalmer 8064 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
40 Nov 14, 1999 14:05 India Jodhpur » Terug naar Jodhpur en door naar Udaipur 8287 km 3 (48 votes)
44 Nov 18, 1999 14:07 India Vārānasi » Varanasi 9292 km [*] (1) 2 (3 votes)
51 Nov 25, 1999 13:53 Nepal Sunauli » De grens 9537 km [*] (1) 5 (1 votes)
51 Nov 25, 1999 13:55 Nepal Kathmandu » Cultuurshock Kathmandu... (De tweede cultuurshock) 9726 km [*] (2) 5 (1 votes)
56 Nov 30, 1999 13:56 Nepal Kathmandu » 30 November 1999: Kathmandu Airport 9726 km 3 (48 votes)
57 Dec 01, 1999 13:58 Nepal Lukla » 1 December 1999. Kala Patthar Lodge, Pakding: 9864 km [*] (1) 5 (1 votes)
58 Dec 02, 1999 13:59 Nepal Nāmche Bāzār » 2 December 1999 Third Pole Lodge, Namche: 9877 km 3 (48 votes)
59 Dec 03, 1999 14:00 Nepal Nāmche Bāzār » 3 December, Third Pole Lodge, Namche 9877 km 3 (48 votes)
60 Dec 04, 1999 14:01 Nepal Nāmche Bāzār » 4 December 1999 Third Pole Lodge, Namche: 9877 km 3 (48 votes)
61 Dec 05, 1999 14:02 Nepal Nāmche Bāzār » 5 December 1999 18:30 Third Pole Lodge, Namche: 9877 km 3 (48 votes)
62 Dec 06, 1999 14:03 Nepal Nāmche Bāzār » 6 December 1999 Third Pole Lodge Namche: 9877 km [*] (1) 5 (1 votes)
63 Dec 07, 1999 14:04 Nepal Lukla » 7 December 1999 Kala Patthar Lodge: 9890 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
64 Dec 08, 1999 14:04 Nepal Lukla » 8 December 1999 Kala Patthar Lodge, Pakding: 9890 km [*] (1) 1 (1 votes)
65 Dec 09, 1999 14:05 Nepal Lukla » 9 December 1999 Himalaya lodge, Lukla: 9890 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
66 Dec 10, 1999 14:07 Nepal Kathmandu » 10 December 1999 Kathmandu: 10028 km 3 (48 votes)
68 Dec 12, 1999 14:08 Nepal Nagarkot » Bhaktapur en Nagarkot: 10048 km [*] (1) 3.5 (3 votes)
72 Dec 16, 1999 14:09 Nepal Pokhara » Pokhara: 10211 km [*] (1) 5 (1 votes)
82 Dec 26, 1999 14:12 Nepal Janakpur » Janakhpur en Kakarbhitta: 10515 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
83 Dec 27, 1999 14:28 India Calcutta » Cultuurshock in Calcutta: 11528 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
84 Dec 28, 1999 14:29 India Calcutta » Een van de onzinbrieven 11528 km 3 (48 votes)
85 Dec 29, 1999 13:34 Myanmar Yangon » Enkele opmerkingen over dit land vooraf: 12569 km [*] (2) 4.8 (7 votes)
87 Dec 31, 1999 13:35 Myanmar Yangon » Oudejaarsavond 1999 in Yangon (of all places....) 12569 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
89 Jan 02, 2000 13:36 Myanmar Kyaikto » Bago en Kyaikto: 12676 km [*] (2) 3 (48 votes)
90 Jan 03, 2000 13:38 Myanmar Meiktila » Ontbijt in Taungoo en zonsondergang in Meiktila .. 13091 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
91 Jan 04, 2000 13:39 Myanmar Mandalay » De weg naar Mandalay: 13219 km 3 (48 votes)
93 Jan 06, 2000 13:46 Myanmar Shwebo » Shwebo 13501 km [*] (1) 4.7 (1 votes)
94 Jan 07, 2000 13:44 Myanmar Pyin-oo-lwin » Pyin Oo Lwin: 13700 km 3 (48 votes)
95 Jan 08, 2000 13:47 Myanmar Bagan » De boot naar Bagan: 13877 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
99 Jan 12, 2000 13:48 Myanmar Inle » Via Mt Popa en Mandalay naar Inle Lake: 14090 km 3 (48 votes)
102 Jan 15, 2000 13:49 Myanmar Inle » Inle lake 14090 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
111 Jan 24, 2000 13:50 Myanmar Tachilek » Tachilek & co 14609 km 4.5 (2 votes)
111 Jan 24, 2000 16:59 Thailand Mae Sai » Mae sai 14611 km 2.8 (2 votes)
115 Jan 28, 2000 13:24 Thailand Chiang Mai » Chiang Mai 14817 km [*] (1) 4 (1 votes)
116 Jan 29, 2000 13:24 Thailand Sukhothai » Sukhothai 15034 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
118 Jan 31, 2000 13:26 Thailand Kanchanaburi » The Bridge over the River Kwai: 15368 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
123 Feb 05, 2000 13:29 Thailand Kanchanaburi » De dodenspoorlijn richting Myanmar: 15368 km [*] (1) 3.7 (6 votes)
125 Feb 07, 2000 13:31 Thailand Nakhon Pathom » Bus-Motor-Trein-Trein-Bus -> Jungle en Hat Bang Sa 15428 km 4 (1 votes)
133 Feb 15, 2000 13:33 Thailand Puket » Phang Nga en Phuket: 16113 km [*] (1) 4.8 (6 votes)
139 Feb 21, 2000 12:35 Malaysia Kota Bahru » Een eerste indruk 16581 km 1 (1 votes)
141 Feb 23, 2000 12:36 Malaysia Gemas » Jungle Railway and Kuala Lumpur: 16978 km 3.5 (3 votes)
142 Feb 24, 2000 12:36 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur » Kuala Lumpur 17096 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
143 Feb 25, 2000 12:37 Malaysia Melaka » Melaka 17220 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
145 Feb 27, 2000 13:39 Indonesia Pekanbaru » Pekanbaru 17426 km 3 (48 votes)
146 Feb 28, 2000 13:41 Indonesia Bukittinggi » Bukittingi 17579 km [*] (2) 3.4 (12 votes)
148 Mar 01, 2000 13:42 Indonesia Maninjau » Lake Maninjau 17595 km 5 (1 votes)
150 Mar 03, 2000 13:43 Indonesia Bukittinggi » Bukittingi part II 17611 km 3 (48 votes)
151 Mar 04, 2000 13:44 Indonesia Medan » Naar Medan 18085 km 3 (48 votes)
153 Mar 06, 2000 13:45 Indonesia Medan » Bukit Lawang 18085 km [*] (1) 2.4 (2 votes)
154 Mar 07, 2000 13:47 Indonesia Medan » Medan 18085 km 4 (2 votes)
155 Mar 08, 2000 12:48 Malaysia Penang » Georgetown 18360 km [*] (1) 2 (1 votes)
156 Mar 09, 2000 12:50 Malaysia Butterworth » Over souvenirs en treinen 18368 km 4.5 (1 votes)
157 Mar 10, 2000 13:55 Thailand Bangkok » Een tweede indruk, Bangkok 19295 km 3 (48 votes)
157 Mar 10, 2000 13:56 Thailand Ayutthaya » Ayuthaya 19362 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
159 Mar 12, 2000 13:56 Thailand Bangkok » Bangkok 19429 km [*] (2) 3 (48 votes)
160 Mar 13, 2000 13:57 Thailand Bangkok » Frits Spits, Khao San road en andere onzin: 19429 km 3 (48 votes)
163 Mar 16, 2000 13:59 Thailand Trat » Ko Chang 19702 km [*] (1) 5 (1 votes)
168 Mar 21, 2000 14:00 Thailand Chantaburi » Malaria? 19758 km 2.8 (1 votes)
168 Mar 21, 2000 14:02 Thailand Aranyaprathet » Naar Cambodja 19884 km 4.8 (2 votes)
168 Mar 21, 2000 14:03 Cambodia Battambang » Battambang 19984 km [*] (1) 1 (1 votes)
170 Mar 23, 2000 14:04 Cambodia Siem Reap » Siem Reap 20061 km [*] (2) 3 (48 votes)
172 Mar 25, 2000 14:05 Cambodia Phnom Penh » Naar Phnom Penh 20295 km 3 (48 votes)
173 Mar 26, 2000 15:06 Cambodia Phnom Penh » Phnom Penh 20295 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
176 Mar 29, 2000 15:42 Cambodia Sihanoukville » Sihanoukville 20481 km 3 (48 votes)
178 Mar 31, 2000 16:00 Cambodia Kâmpôt » Kampot 20555 km 3 (48 votes)
180 Apr 02, 2000 16:01 Cambodia Phnom Penh » Phnom Penh 20686 km 5 (1 votes)
180 Apr 02, 2000 16:03 Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh City » Ho Chi Minh City 20897 km 2 (1 votes)
181 Apr 03, 2000 16:04 Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh City » Miss Saigon 20897 km [*] (3) 2.8 (2 votes)
182 Apr 04, 2000 16:04 Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh City » HCMC 20897 km 3 (48 votes)
183 Apr 05, 2000 16:05 Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh City » Mekong delta, over pythons en bijenkorven 20897 km 3 (48 votes)
184 Apr 06, 2000 16:06 Viet Nam Ða Lât » Dalat 21651 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
186 Apr 08, 2000 16:10 Viet Nam Nha Trang » Nha Trang 22306 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
187 Apr 09, 2000 16:11 Viet Nam Hoi An » Hoi An 22844 km [*] (2) 3 (48 votes)
190 Apr 12, 2000 16:13 Viet Nam Huế » Hue 22887 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
190 Apr 12, 2000 16:17 Viet Nam Hanoi » Vinh 23427 km 3 (48 votes)
199 Apr 21, 2000 16:18 Viet Nam Hanoi » Hanoi 23427 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
200 Apr 22, 2000 15:25 China Nanning » Nanning 23751 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
200 Apr 22, 2000 15:26 China Guangzhou » Guangzhou 24257 km 3 (48 votes)
201 Apr 23, 2000 15:28 Hong Kong Kowloon » Hong Kong en de paspoortaffaire 24387 km [*] (1) 3.7 (3 votes)
203 Apr 25, 2000 15:30 China Guangzhou » Guangzhou 24517 km 3 (48 votes)
205 Apr 27, 2000 15:31 China Guilin » Guilin 25100 km 1 (1 votes)
207 Apr 29, 2000 15:33 China Yangshuo » Yangshuo 25350 km [*] (1) 2 (1 votes)
208 Apr 30, 2000 15:34 China Liuzhou » Liuzhou 25474 km 4 (2 votes)
210 May 02, 2000 15:35 China Chengdu » Chengdu 26355 km [*] (3) 4.5 (2 votes)
212 May 04, 2000 15:36 China Chengdu » Dinner voor twee & bekeuring 26355 km 3 (48 votes)
216 May 08, 2000 15:37 China Chongqing » Chongquing 26624 km 3 (48 votes)
220 May 12, 2000 15:38 China Xi'an » Wuhan and Xi´án 27194 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
222 May 14, 2000 15:49 China Beijing » We zijn er bijna, aan het einde van China; Beijing 28108 km 3 (48 votes)
223 May 15, 2000 15:49 China Beijing » Beijing (dag 2): 28108 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
224 May 16, 2000 15:48 China Beijing » Beijing (dag 3) 28108 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
225 May 17, 2000 15:47 China Beijing » Beijing (dag 4) 28108 km [*] (2) 3 (48 votes)
226 May 18, 2000 15:47 China Beijing » Beijing (dag 5) 28108 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
227 May 19, 2000 15:46 China Beijing » Chinese Muur 28108 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
228 May 20, 2000 15:45 China Beijing » Beijing (dag 7): 28108 km 3 (48 votes)
229 May 21, 2000 15:45 China Beijing » Beijing (dag 8 en 9) 28108 km 5 (1 votes)
231 May 23, 2000 15:51 China Hohhot » Hohot 28522 km 3 (48 votes)
231 May 23, 2000 15:53 China Hohhot » China; een terugblik ... 28522 km 3 (48 votes)
233 May 25, 2000 16:54 Mongolia Zamun Ude » Een eerste indruk 28850 km 5 (6 votes)
234 May 26, 2000 06:57 Mongolia Ulan Bator » Richting Ulaan Baatar 29455 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
239 May 31, 2000 07:01 Mongolia Ongon » Ulaan Baatar - Ongon Khayrkhan, 168 km 29631 km [*] (2) 5 (1 votes)
239 May 31, 2000 07:03 Mongolia Tsogt-Ovoo » Ongon Khayrkhan - Tsogt Ovoo, 323 km 30131 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
240 Jun 01, 2000 07:06 Mongolia Gurvansayhan » Tsogt Ovoo - Yolijn Am, 181 km 30314 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
241 Jun 02, 2000 07:09 Mongolia Khongoryyn Khoyalin Khural » Yolijn Am - Khongoryn Els, 155 km 30505 km 3 (48 votes)
242 Jun 03, 2000 07:27 Mongolia Tsagaan Ovoo » Khongoryn Els - Bayanzag, 151 km 31124 km [*] (1) 3 (48 votes)
243 Jun 04, 2000 07:29 Mongolia Tsagaan Ovoo » Bayanzag - Tsagaan Ovoo, 201 km 31124 km [*] (1) 5 (1 votes)
245 Jun 06, 2000 07:35 Mongolia Kharkhorin » Bal Olzy - 25 voor Khakhorin, 128 km 31297 km 3 (48 votes)
246 Jun 07, 2000 07:40 Mongolia Ulan Bator » Khakhorin - Mongol Els, 135 km 31614 km 3 (48 votes)
247 Jun 08, 2000 07:41 Mongolia Ulan Bator » Mongol Els - Ulan Baatar, 289 km 31614 km 3 (48 votes)
250 Jun 11, 2000 07:44 Mongolia Ulan Bator » Zuunmod en omstreken 31614 km 3 (48 votes)
259 Jun 20, 2000 02:52 Mongolia Ulan Bator » De Trans Mongolië Express 31614 km [*] (1) 3 (2 votes)
259 Jun 20, 2000 07:46 Mongolia Ulan Bator » Mongolië, een terugblik: 31614 km 2 (1 votes)
259 Jun 20, 2000 07:49 Mongolia Sükhbaatar » 145 km vanaf de grens tussen Mongolie en Rusland 31876 km 3 (48 votes)
259 Jun 20, 2000 11:55 Russian Federation Naushki » Hoofdstuk 236 Naushki, welkom in Siberië 31894 km 3 (48 votes)
259 Jun 20, 2000 20:58 Russian Federation Ulan-Ude » 5534 km vanaf Moskou. Korte nachten in Siberie 32087 km 3 (48 votes)
260 Jun 21, 2000 00:58 Russian Federation Irkutsk » 5280 km vanaf Moskou, Baikal Meer 32317 km [*] (3) 5 (1 votes)
260 Jun 21, 2000 10:13 Russian Federation Nizhneudinsk » Nizhneudinsk 4680 km vanaf Moskou;Vertrektijden 32773 km 5 (1 votes)
260 Jun 21, 2000 19:14 Russian Federation Krasnoyarsk » 4098 km vanaf Moskou ;Goedemorgen Krasnoyarsk 33186 km 3 (48 votes)
261 Jun 22, 2000 07:45 Russian Federation Novosibirsk » 3334 km vanaf Moskou ;Novosibirsk 33817 km 3 (48 votes)
261 Jun 22, 2000 20:50 Russian Federation Ekaterinburg » 2074 km vanaf Moskou; Vaarwel Siberië/Welkom Oeral 35217 km 4 (5 votes)
262 Jun 23, 2000 09:00 Russian Federation Perm' » 1190 km vanaf Moskou;Geen keus 35507 km 4.3 (2 votes)
262 Jun 23, 2000 21:15 Russian Federation Moscow » 321 km vanaf Moskou ;Bijna tijd 36664 km 1.8 (1 votes)
263 Jun 24, 2000 08:08 Russian Federation Moscow » Irina Popova 36664 km 3 (48 votes)
264 Jun 25, 2000 02:09 Russian Federation Moscow » Tretjakov 36664 km 5 (1 votes)
265 Jun 26, 2000 02:10 Russian Federation Saint Petersburg » Van Moskou naar Helsinki 37298 km 3 (48 votes)
265 Jun 26, 2000 12:11 Finland Helsinki » Hai Finne, hai Finne, haifinnesoep ... 37792 km [*] (2) 3 (48 votes)
267 Jun 28, 2000 13:13 Sweden Stockholm » Stockholm 38027 km 3 (48 votes)
269 Jun 30, 2000 13:14 Denmark Copenhagen » Kopenhagen 38549 km 3 (48 votes)
271 Jul 02, 2000 13:16 Netherlands Tiel » Tiel 39180 km 3 (48 votes)