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Diving into Vientiane’s Sedate Side

I’ve plunged off my beaten path into the beating heart of Laos, the capital city Vientiane. For all her dust, roaring motorbikes and lumbering lorries, and tall ugly concrete edifices, I’ve discovered I like Vientiane. Her chaos is manageable, her … Continue reading

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Phrae Surprises and Chinese New Year

Time seduces me and suddenly a week has past and no updates from me! I have been travelling the back roads and towns of northern Thailand, away from my fellow farangs, and I’ve fallen in love with a small city called … Continue reading

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A Year of Travel Gems

Rolling into a new year spurs looking ahead to fresh adventures and travels, lingering in quirky cafes, and discovering unseen vistas. Now that 2011 is finally here, I am chomping at the bit to be lacing up my hiking boots … Continue reading

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The End of a Short Trip; the Beginning of a Lifelong Odyssey

This will be my last blog on the road before I arrive back in the States after a long day of travel tomorrow. Strangely, it doesn’t feel like the end at all, only an interlude before my next adventure. Travel … Continue reading

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Spas, concerts and coffeehouses

The fibromyalgia has started to wear me down. I have pushed myself too much in the past week, but every experience has been worth it. Finally meeting my penpal after 15 years and seeing his country – worth every second … Continue reading

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Good bye Czech Republic, Hello to My Austrian Family

The last few days have been a whirlwind of experiences, sights, new cities, new friends, even a castle! I have left the Czech Republic for the beauty and snow of Austria. (The snow is unusual, so I am experiencing the winter … Continue reading

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