So what the hell was I doing in South East Asia anyway This was no spiritual journey of self discovery. As a matter of fact, self discovery was one of the things I was trying to avoid. There was no ultimate destination and no purpose to my trip beyond seeing things I hadn't seen before. I left behind my relatively dull existence in Sydney to travel to nine different countries over the course of a single year. I was not so much searching for as running away from something. Well, not so much running away as stumbling away and then forgetting exactly what I was doing there in the first place. From the constant conversations about cricket that arise from being an Australian in India to mushroom-induced comas in Laos, find out exactly how much fun is too much fun...