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Bangkok
July 15, 2014
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Bangkok

Bangkok From Indonesia, I flew to Bangkok because I was originally supposed to end up there and had a ticket to fly out 4 days later. I arrived and the city was absolutely chaotic. It was then that I started to notice that this trip had definitely changed me. Not only did a big city […]

Hitting the Wall!
May 26, 2014
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Hitting the Wall!

It’s been 4 and a half months since I started this trip and I’ve officially “hit the wall”. This is a famous saying that marathoners are all too familiar with and it’s when you reach a point in the race where you physically can not go on. At times this trip has felt somewhat like […]

(No) Fun In The Sun
May 17, 2014
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(No) Fun In The Sun

After the sunrise at Angkor Wat my driver took me to some other famous temples that day. Even though I was touring at 7AM in the morning, the heat was enough to make you faint. On top of that, shoulders and legs must be covered when going to the temples as a sign of respect […]

Monkey See, Monkey Do!
April 7, 2014
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Monkey See, Monkey Do!

Here are some pics from the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud. This is home to over 560 Balinese Macaque monkeys and they are sassy! You are allowed to bring bananas into the forest but it’s advised not to hide the food in your bags because they will sense it and go for it. In […]

Ubud
April 7, 2014
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Ubud

Ubud is known is one of Bali’s art and cultural cities located amongst rice paddies in the central foothills. This is where the movie Eat, Pray, Love takes place. When the locals find out that I”m American the first thing they say is, “You know Julia Roberts? She come here for movie”. They are so […]

Bali, Indonesia
April 1, 2014
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Bali, Indonesia

In Bali I booked myself into a homestay. Homestays are quite common in Southeast Asia and they help to give a more traditional experience and feels like you are staying at someone’s private house. In most homestays you may have to share a bathroom but I have my own room with AC, a TV and […]