Category Archives: Thailand

The Whirlwind of Winding Down

WOW – it’s  been non-stop, full tilt boogie since arriving in Bangkok – I’ve given myself over to the flow; and here in the big city, the flow is constant, it never sleeps and I’ve seen very little of my … Continue reading

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Finally . . .

. . . I got my happy ending!!! With only 48 hours to go before I board a plane  . . .and yum it was! ‘Nuff said . . . I’m going to bed!

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A Bee in My Bonnet Brings Me Back to Bangkok

Actually, more like sand fleas, but I’ll get to that in a minute. When I woke up this morning, I had no idea I’d been laying my head down tonight in the place where I started almost five months ago … Continue reading

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They Never Came

In my many months of pre-trip arrangements, reading guidebook upon library-borrowed guidebook, I took copious notes and readied myself to heed the repetitive warnings of dangers and scams and touts and annoyances. But … They never came. I went to … Continue reading

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Life at the Beach … Part Two

It’s just about two weeks now here at Khlong Prao Beach, by far the longest stay yet of my trip. And the enchantment just keeps on coming. I actually managed to leave the beach this week and had some adventures … Continue reading

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When “No” Might Mean “Maybe,” but Really Means “No”

Caveat: This might get a bit sexually graphic, so take a pass on this post if that isn’t your thing. Or … keep on reading if it is! I’m not a swinger. I should have told him that from the … Continue reading

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Seashells at the Seashore

Seashells. Hhmmm. I love seashells. But more than just loving seashells, it’s the act of looking for them that I really love. I feel like I am in as meditative of a state as I know how to be. My … Continue reading

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“Take Lots of Pictures,” She Says

My sister, that is. The one who bought me this camera and the last one I had (great sister, eh?! – for more reasons than that, to be sure!). And because I saw the timing of when she sent her … Continue reading

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I am Smitten

No, not with a person (although hope continues to spring eternal!). At least not with a person who’s here with me. Her name is Claire Fraser. Or Claire Randall, depending on which century she’s in at the time, either the … Continue reading

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The Technology of Travel

Here’s a list, as close as I can recall, of what I carried with me in 1999 – 2000, the last time I was on an extended trip: A camera Film (!) A small, battery-operated vibrator A headlamp An alarm … Continue reading

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