Month: December 2009

Oh The Humanity!

I’ve been in Bangkok for 15 days, and I’ve started putting ice in my beer!!! What have I become? Apparently, an ice + beer drinking freak like all the locals. Anyways, I’ve had a great time here, even though it started off rough. The first night I got to Bangkok, I went out on the town, and ended up losing…

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Bangkok Baby!

I’m out of Nepal. The strike was canceled, so it was no problem getting to the airport today. First impression of Bangkok: my God, it’s so clean! No piles of burning garbage on the sides of the roads? No cows in the streets eating from the piles of garbage that haven’t been set on fire yet? It’s fantastic! After walking…

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Final Days In Nepal

Well, my days in this country are numbered, and I have mixed feelings. For about the past five weeks I’ve lived in the city of Pokhara, to the west of Kathmandu. It’s the longest I’ve spent in any one place on any trip. I did many things there – the touristy stuff: kayaking, paragliding; the less touristy: motorcycle lessons, both…

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