Back in Bangkok, baby!

May 19, 2011 was the last time I was in Bangkok. I had left my host family a few days before, hiccuping and in tears, not knowing when I would be back. I cried when I visited a Thai 7/11 for the last time. I cried leaving my AFS friends behind, and they all waited … More Back in Bangkok, baby!

Traveler’s Nightmare

When I picked “traveler’s nightmare” as the title of this post, I thought of all the other nightmares out there. What is up with me certainly isn’t the worst thing that could happen, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t still a bummer. First, let’s start with the good news, shall we? I am feeling … More Traveler’s Nightmare

Into Cambodia

This is the email I sent my parents yesterday evening shortly after I arrived in Phnom Penh: After much blobbing around, I am finally in Cambodia. Some similarities to Vietnam and Thailand, though it has its own vibe going on for sure. I got up at 5:15 this morning to go to the market to … More Into Cambodia

Images of Bali

Slowly but surely I am getting these photos uploaded… One day in Ubud I happened to stumble upon a funeral procession. Ladies carried all manner of offerings on their heads while the men carried a large tower (the taller the tower the richer the deceased) followed by a larger-than-life paper mache bull. Upon arriving at … More Images of Bali