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Behold, The Amazing Colombo! [NEW]

Behold, The Amazing Colombo! [NEW]

The name Colombo, for mine, sounds like a sweaty middle-aged illusionist. And, like any good trickster, the Amazing Colombo earns it’s living through a cunning array of scams. Personally, I wouldn’t bother with the place. There’s little to see. I went to the Old Dutch Museum – expecting to see windmills, pickled herring, and splintery …

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Scalpers Can Suck a Chode

Scalpers Can Suck a Chode

Scalpers: they’re barely human. They add nothing. As a parasite, they suck their life from the misery of others. But, in Surat Thani, I took a stand. Short back story: I love train travel – it’s often a highlight of my trip. There’s something about the rhythmic rocking and the whine of metal. It soothes …

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Scammed in Medan

Scammed in Medan

Let this be a warning – don’t trust anyone in Medan. This week I caught up with a couple of mates for a surf. We flew into Medan, then on to Sumatra – there’ll be a post on that later… Here’s what happened, as far as I can tell. We arrived in Medan and cleared …

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