Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Myanmarian Fortnight: Myawaddy to Pyay, Day by Day

  Greetings from Myanmar!  First things first: I’m here, still kickin’.  Same for all my friends.  Everyone is suffering or has suffered through some level of exhaustion, sleep deprivation, bloating, diarrhea, heat rash, bedbug bites, and so forth, but that … Continue reading

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F.U.S. Files: Thai Bus Stop, Lying A-holes, and Birdsong

I have yet to see a bus stop in Thailand that has any useful information on it beyond the route numbers of the buses that stop there. No mention of the previous or next stop, no map of the entire … Continue reading

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Mee Fa Ben Baan , Mee Yung Ben Puan

A Thai proverb relating to the fauxbo mindset: “Have sky for house, have mosquito for friend.” That pretty nicely sums up life as a cyclist in Southeast Asia. By the time this post goes up, my squad and I will … Continue reading

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