My Personal Blog

Slow Boat To Luang Prabang

The date is January 31st, and I am in the middle of a two day journey. I am writing to you from a slow boat in Laos, upon which I travel from Pak Beng to Luang Prabang. It is mildly cold this

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White Temple; PART ONE!

Yesterday I visited The White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Let me tell you about the most mystifying temple I have been to, and more than likely the most interesting temple in Thailand. In the late 20th century The White Temple was

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Sook Jai Guesthouse in Chiang Rai

I am writing to you from Sook Jai hostel in Chiang Rai. There are mosquitoes about, I see them in my presence. To my one o’clock there is a group of individuals gathered around a dying fire, chatting about the types of

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Tread Softly On Your Dreams

I am writing to you from The Dutch Guest House in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The time is  06:07 on January 17th. Jo and I have decided to post up here for a week, the Dutch Guest House, and so far things are

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Grandparents Home Cafe, Ayutthaya

To write, or not to write? That has become the usual question. The time is 17:40 as I write to you from Grandparents Cafe in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand. Better known as simply: Ayutthaya. This city was the capitol of Thailand

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Separate Beds In The Dorm

It’s difficult for me to write while I am listening to music with lyrics. Same with reading, or really doing any sort of work. When I was young I recall watching the kids in study-hall with their headphones in their ears, working

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Bangkok, At Last!

I am in Bangkok now! I never thought I would end up in Bangkok. To a larger extent, let’s take five years ago: I never dreamt the day I would be traveling abroad, much less traveling in Asia. I can’t say I

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