Monthly Archives: January 2014

Todd+$9=Scooter and No Map

There comes a time traveling when you think who is the bigger fool. They must have thought it was me since I needed instructions in how to turn on my scooter and I thought it was them since they rented … Continue reading

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Thailand: The Land of Concrete Temples

Boy have I been pooped that last two nights. I fell asleep before 9pm both nights and have been getting up around 6-7am since I got here. Across the river (300+ yards wide) in Laos there has been a concert … Continue reading

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Wat Phu Tok=Wat With No Westerners

Today has been another good day. I have gone from waking up at 6am to 6pm without seeing another westerner. I left for the bus station at 630am to attempt to catch a 7am bus to Bueng Kan (Bung Kan). … Continue reading

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No Brakes, No Problem, Bikes Stop Themselves

Seriously, do I need to buy a jacket? I am in Thailand and I should not be wearing two long sleeve shirts, jeans, and sneakers and still be cold was my thought when I exited the night train at 830am … Continue reading

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Nong Khai 30 minutes, Nong Khai 30 minutes…

It seems like the conductor on the train has a broken watch because for an hour he came through the cabin shouting that our destination was in 30 minutes and about 5 minutes after his last 30 minute call changed … Continue reading

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Khao San Road, What I Dislike About Traveling

I wrote an entire blog post on the bus this morning and it looks like I managed to delete it. I am not going to win any awards for my blog skills. When I left you last I was heading … Continue reading

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Bangkok, Protests? Wats?

My first day in Bangkok was a success, I don’t really know that means, but it was one.  I did have a couple fails, but they were mainly self induced.  I had a brilliant plan in my head of how … Continue reading

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