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SF's Far East Report
« on: July 17, 2011, 05:58:29 AM »
Hi,

I've been asked to write out a report, but cannot be bothered for the moment.

My previous reports also didn't seem to have become NY Times bestsellers.

For the moment I reserved a spot.

T2UL.

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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2011, 07:08:17 PM »
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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2011, 07:51:02 PM »
Would love to read your your far east trip report.

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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2011, 07:52:25 PM »
Would love to read your your far east trip report.
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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2011, 01:45:11 AM »
In this trip, such as my other recent trips, I get a separate satisfaction (besides the sightseeing and so on), knowing that for the smallest amount of money (miles = money), I got to see the most (if in upper class, even more so), while offsetting as much carbon emission as possible.

My trip started in vegas, and stopped for quite some time in europe, to proceed to the far east, and returning to europe, where the stopover is taking place Now as I type. I still have a trip credit, to return to vegas. (It is all one ticket).

For the first time I ran into the issue of being restricted to 16 segments (star alliance rule), and I was so close to the maximum permitted mileage, that I had to switch between 2 airports in the same city, to make it just below the maximum.

Falling on a nice agent with zero geography knowledge is one thing, but their software blocks max mileage, and trips containing over 16 segments.

(Will be continued whenever)

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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2011, 01:56:39 AM »
Which airline did you book through?
What was the entire itin?
LAS-???-???-???-LAS
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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2011, 08:48:55 AM »
shvache report so far...

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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2011, 09:09:31 AM »
Which airline did you book through?
What was the entire itin?
LAS-???-???-???-LAS

I booked using aeroplan, and I will post below the parts of the trip flown already, as I didn't booked the last 3 legs yet.

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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2011, 09:25:48 AM »
The Black fonts are one ticket (AC), and the Maroon ones, are a second ticket using CO:

LAS-SFO

SFO-ZRH

ZRH-BRU

Very long stop.

BRU-FRA

FRA-BKK

BKK-HAN

HAN-SIN

SIN-TPE

TPE-PVG

PVG-PEK



PEK-HGH

HGH-KMG

KMG-KWE

KWE-CTU

CTU-KWL

KWL-CTU

CTU-XNN

XNN-PEK


PEK-BKK

BKK-ZRH

ZRH-BRU


Very long stop, still busy with stop.

Likely route:

BRU-MUC

MUC-LAX

LAX-LAS

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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2011, 09:27:00 AM »
shvache report so far...

toyre mateshes...

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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2011, 09:30:22 AM »
Looking forward to the continuation!

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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2011, 09:34:53 AM »
I'm in lazy* mode...

Will pics do...

*lazy, meaning: [v. oh-ver-wurk; n. oh-ver-wurk] 
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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2011, 09:36:28 AM »
I'm in lazy* mode...

Will pics do...


Pics, with some explanation.

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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2011, 10:06:46 AM »
Hanoi, Vietnam



Park Hyatt Hanoi  ;)




5:30am, people doing Tai CHi, my cameras lens had some condensation from the switch from airco to the extreme humidity.




This dude (they are older than they appear) insisted on me sitting on the back of his motorbike for a drive, and I insisted on holding an umbrella as it was pouring.




In vietnam, and other places in far east, there is this window between the bedroom looking into the bathroom, with the curtains on the side of the room. can anyone explain that to me please.

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Re: SF's Far East Report
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2011, 10:17:10 AM »
Singapore



In the background, interestingly shaped building, with theme park on top, which opens only at 10pm  :o




Nice modern skyline