Category Archives: Thailand

Thai Food, Installment #???

Whaaaat, almost three months in Thailand (again) and I haven’t done a food post yet?  Something is wrong.   New fruit alert!  They look like miniature coconuts that were left a little too close to the bonfire.  Wikipedia calls these … Continue reading

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The Isthmus of Kra

A fact unknown to me up until a few weeks ago: this world has an Isthmus other than that of Panama. I can’t make any comparisons about the scenery, food, or culture along the way, but I feel justified in … Continue reading

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The Venerable Louis

It’s only natural that during my time as an English teacher here in Asia, I have made an interesting assortment of friends.  Many of them have done the same thing as me: teach for a few years before moving on … Continue reading

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Thai Food: The Last Installment

After an extended period of blogger’s block, I feel like I need to do a food post to ease myself into writing again. No adventures, no analysis. Just grub. Get ready to get jealous… Like every country here in Asia, … Continue reading

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Cycling Statistics: Thailand

My time in Thailand is far from over, but I’ve done just about all the cycling I’m going to do here. Next up: another week of permaculturing, a couple weeks with my parents, a week of who knows what, and … Continue reading

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Thailand, by Land: Part Two

I headed out of Nakhon Sawon refreshed and with several goals in mind: 1) to make it to Chiang Mai by the weekend so I could spend time with my friend and my couchsurfing host; 2) concordantly, to bust my … Continue reading

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Thai Food, Volume Two

I felt a little lame after my first week in Thailand. I had spent almost all day every day hurrying towards Bangkok, with just a few minutes’ rest to peruse the street foods, enjoy some supermarket airconditioning, and perhaps snap … Continue reading

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Thailand, By Land: Part One

The blog block continues! Just as Laos nearly killed my blog, Thailand appears to have done the same. I’ve still got ten days of natural living and ten days of doing the tourist thing in Bangkok to write about, but … Continue reading

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Thai Food: First of Many

Korean food in the USA is reasonably loyal to the authentic versions, if only half as good. Chinese food back home, on the other hand, has just about nothing at all to do with the real stuff. Different veggies, different … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Religion on my way to Bangkok

Just as the ocean “waves,” the universe “peoples.” – Alan Watts, The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are Welcome to Thailand! Land of Smiles! Land of scams! Land of splendid sun! Land of endless rain! Land of … Continue reading

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