Round The World Itinerary 2007

January 24th, 2007

NOTE: See end of blog for recent updates.

If you haven’t heard, i’m traveling for 5 months around the world (Actually 6 months now). This blog entry will serve as my master itinerary – that is, it will change as i travel, containing the most up-to-date and accurate information on where i’ve been and my next move. If you want to track my travels, bookmark this dude.

Overview of flights/countries (2007):

Sat, Feb 03 - San Francisco to New Zealand - SFO-LAX, LAX-AKL
Sun, Feb 18 - New Zealand to Australia - CHC-SYD

Wed, Mar 14 - Australia to Thailand - SYD-BKK
Sat, Mar 24 - Thailand to Cambodia - Bus from Bangkok to Siam Reap
Sun, Apr 08 - Cambodia to Vietnam - Bus from Phnom Penh to Saigon
Sat, May 05 - Vietnam to Laos - HAN-VTE
Sun, Jun 03 - Laos to Thailand - Boat from Huay Xai to Chiang Khong
Wed, June 27 (orig Sun, Apr 30) - Thailand to India - BKK-DEL
Fri, July 20 (orig Fri, Jun 01) - India to London - DEL-LHR
Sat, July 21 - London to Switzerland - LGW-ZRH
Wed, July 25 - Switzerland to London - ZRH-LGW
Thu, July 26 (orig Thu, Jun 21) - London to New York City - LHR-JFK

Mon, July 30 (orig Mon, Jun 25) - New York - San Francisco - JFK-SFO


  • Sat 3-Feb – leaving San Francisco, 3:50pm
  • Mon 5-Feb – arriving in Auckland, New Zealand, 11:15am
  • Sat 17-Feb – Good Vibrations Concert in Sydney – tickets (Beastie boys, Jurassic 5, timo maas, cassius)
  • Sun 18-Feb – Fly from Christchurch, NZ to Sydney, AU (CHC-SYD NZ 781 7:00a-8:30a)
  • Wed 21-Feb – Fly from Sydney to Brisbane (SYD-BNE QF520 11:05a)
  • Sat 25-Feb – Fly from Brisbane to Melbourne (BNE-MEL QF617 10:50a)
  • Wed 28-Feb – Fly from Melbourne to Hobart Tasmania (MEL-HBA QF1011 8:35a)
  • Fri 2-Mar – Fly from Hobart to Sydney (HBA-SYD QF1020 10:30a)
  • Tue 6-Mar – Fly from Sydney to Alice Springs, 6 day Uluru tour to Adelaide
  • Wed 14-Mar – Fly from Adelaide to Sydney (ADE
  • Wed 14-Mar – Fly from Sydney, AU to Bangkok, Thailand (SYD-BKK TG 996 5pm-10:20pm)
  • Tue 20-Mar – Shayna joins me in Thailand SFO-TPE, TPE-BKK
  • Sat 24-Mar – $7 Bus from Bangkok to Siam Reap, Cambodia
  • Thu 29-Mar – $13 Boat from Siam Reap to Battambang, Cambodia
  • Sat 31-Mar – $4 Bus from Battambang to Sihanoukville, Cambodia
  • Wed 4-Apr – $3 Bus from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Sun 8-Apr – $5 Bus from Phnom Penh to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam
  • Thu 12-Apr – Bus from Saigon to Mui Ne, Vietnam (part of $17 open ticket to Hanoi)
  • Mon 16-Apr – Bus from Mui Ne to Nha Trang then to Hoi An, Vietnam (overnight)
  • Fri 20-Apr – Bus from Hoi An to Hue, then overnight bus to Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Sat 21-Apr – Overnight train from Hanoi to Lao Cai (Sapa), Vietnam
  • Tue 1-May – Overnight train from Lao Cai (Sapa) to Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Thu 3-May – 4hr Bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay, Vietnam
  • Fri 4-May – 4hr Bus from Halong Bay to Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Sat 5-May – Flight from Vietnam to Laos (HAN-VTE)
  • Tue 8-May – 4hr Bus from Vientianne to Vang Vieng, Laos
  • Sun 13-May – 8hr Bus from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang (LPB), Laos
  • Thu 17-May – 8hr Bus from LPB to Luang Nam Tha, Laos
  • Sat 19-May – first of 3-day trek in Nam Ha
  • Tue 22-May – 2hr Bus from Nam Tha to Muang Sing, Laos
  • Thu 24-May – 6hr Bus from Muang Sing to Oudom Xay, Laos
  • Fri 25-May – 4hr Bus from Oudom Xay to LPB, Laos
  • Sun 27-May – Shayna flies to Bangkok
  • Mon 28-May – Shayna flies home BKK-TPE, TPE-SFO
  • Fri 1-Jun – 9hr Slow Boat from LPB to Pakbeng, Laos
  • Sat 2-Jun – 8hr Slow Boat Pakbeng to Huay Xai, Laos
  • Sun 3-Jun – Crossed border to Chiang Khong, Thailand, bus to Chiang Mai
  • Tue 5-Jun – 4hr Bus from Chiang Mai to Pai, Thailand
  • Wed 03-Jun – 4hr Bus from Pai to Chiang Mai, then 11hr overnight Bus to Bangkok
  • Wed 27-Jun – fly from Bangkok to Dehli (BKK-DEL)
  • Thu 28-Jun – Delhi to Leh (himalayas) ( DEL-IXL)
  • Wed 4-July – 3hr mini-van from Leh to Lamayuru .. 10 day trek to Padum
  • Sat 14-July – 11hr jeep from Padum to Kargil (6:30a-6pm)
  • Sun 15-July – 6hr minibus from Kargil to Srinagar (12:30-6:30am Monday)
  • Tue 17-July – 1hr flight from Srinagar to Delhi SRI-DEL
  • Thu 19-July – 2hr Train from Delhi to Agra (Taj Mahal) back to Delhi
  • Fri 20-July – 7hr flight from Delhi to London DEL-LHR
  • Sat 21-July – 2hr flight London to Switzertland LGW-ZRH
  • Sun 22-July – Train from Zurich to Luzern and back
  • Mon 23-July – 1hr Train + 1hr bus from Zurich to Amden (Mt. Speer) and back
  • Wed 25-July – 2hr flight from Switzerland to London ZRH-LGW
  • Thu 26-July – 7hr flight from London to New York LHR-JFK
  • Mon 30-July – 6hr flight from NYC to San Francisco JFK-SFO


Wed, Mar 14 Update: Changed my flights to leave Australia today (14th), and plan on leaving BKK in June

Wed, Mar 28 Update: Extended my trip to arrive back in USA at the end of July (instead of end of June). 6 months.

Sat, Apr 21 Update: Updated more details of countries and cities

Mon, Jun 4 Update: Changed India dates again, added Switzerland and Atlanta, Georgia

Sat, Jun 16 Update: Last change for India – Delhi and Leh, updated SF arrival, removed Atlanta