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A Thai Jungle

We wanted to trek through the jungle. ‘Can I wear tevas,’ was my only concern. ‘Course you can.’ We wanted to see five waterfalls and hike with Raht the jungle man. Raht’s five waterfall tour was sold out. We settled … Continue reading

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Fifteen Means of Transport.

-Eight Day Holiday- -Four days spent in another province/another city — Guilin. Guilin is ~350 miles from Shenzhen. Two days were spent on transportation alone. 1. Shenzhen – Guilin: We arrived at our bus station twenty minutes before departure–8:20PM. We … Continue reading

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Embarkation

南丫島/Lamma Island: I had 24 hours to enjoy this island. I walked the length of it, swam in its sea and enjoyed a wonderful thunderstorm. :Satisfied my thirst.

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Angkor

A green republic, the only thing I thought. ‘Hills like white elephants.’ Cambodia was more than I wanted or could ask for. I have a thing for smells. I often wonder if there are anthropologists who study what smells the … Continue reading

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Women’s Day Out

Last week a teacher said they are having a women’s day celebration. I later spoke with my friend Danielle and she confirmed that I would need my passport and bathing suit. She also said we would be spending the night. … Continue reading

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Suspected Pick-pockets

China is a crowded bus. My parents visit was a merry-go-round wind-whirl. They came, conquered, and bounced. Unscathed. Pickpockets–Both my parents had unsuccessful attempts made by pickpockets to get their goodies. After a long day at a Buddhist temple and … Continue reading

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“East to West, Guilin is the Best”

We took the sleeper train from Shenzhen to Guilin. Our bus was scheduled to leave at 930, it left an hour later. This is common. We had our own tiny bed on the bus all forty of us plus two … Continue reading

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