Category Archives: travel

The Need for a New (shortish term) Plan

My anticipated two month stop in Thailand is now approaching two years. Anytime I remember that initially, my planned time in Chiang Mai was five days, I can not help but laugh and laugh and laugh….. Okay, I do not … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned in my One Year as an Expat

Last week marked my first year as an Expat. And while I am still working on a far greater, more important post about this, I wanted to list some of the things I have learned in the past year. Writing … Continue reading

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Ten Things

To help keep me in good spirits these days, a huge task as I wait for my cancer biopsy results (of which I heard nothing this past Friday, and am now expecting to hear something on Monday), I’ve been listening … Continue reading

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The Killing Fields, part 2

When I left the Killing Fields my intent was to visit the Toul Sleng museum, where most of those who were killed were tortured prior to being shipped to their slaughter. The locals call it part of the genocide loop, … Continue reading

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The Killing Fields, part 1

A visit to Cambodia without a visit to The Killing Fields is like going to Paris and not visiting The Louve. I mean I am sure many people do it, but I deeply question their sanity. And I am in … Continue reading

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The current fallowness of my blog

For those unaware, I am writing a book on my experiences in India. Before I went it seemed like it would be a very good idea chronicling what I was sure would be the start to my last adventure. I … Continue reading

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Why Does India Want Me to Smell and Look like an Asshole?

Something horrible happened last week. It was a very, very terrible, sad day. I did something that I promised myself I would never, ever do. Yes, I bought a pair of Crocs — well an off brand that has no … Continue reading

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On attempting to be vegan in India

So… Nearly 20 years ago, I decided to go vegan. This is after being the most cheese eating vegetarian I have ever know for the six years previous to this (we are talking like a lb of cheese a day … Continue reading

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After a long unintentional delay, I am back

So… Let me be the first person to ever tell you about the evils of random free wifi connections…. Oh wait, I am not the first? You knew better than to click on them for fear of what might happen … Continue reading

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No More Street Food, No More Street Food…

I am not sure why I thought I could avoid the dreaded Indian food poisoning that befalls most travelers here. They say there is quite different flora & fauna in the water here that drastically can effect the digestive track. … Continue reading

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