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Since early March, red-shirt protestors have been in Bangkok causing a certain level of disturbance. This mostly consisted of small annoyances, such as taking over a park I like to visit, or causing traffic because of protests. But, as everyone knows, in mid-May, things escalated to a level I don’t think anyone expected. There was […]

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I know I am waaaay behind on posts, but perhaps an explanation of my last few months can serve as an explanation for why I haven’t bothered writing.At the beginning of April, I spent a lovely week in Phuket with Louis. A few workmates rented a home in Phuket and needed me to cat-sit for […]

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The holidays have arrived! I decided to get out of Bangkok as soon as possible, so Louis, myself, and a couple of his friends decided to go to the North of Thailand to celebrate Louis’ birthday. Even though I have lived in Thailand for a year and a half and had come as a tourist […]

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School’s out for the summer! Yesterday was my last day until the new school year starts in May. As of yet, I do not know if I will be starting the new term or heading back to Canada, but all that matters right now is that I have two months to travel, relax, and appreciate […]

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Last weekend, Louis and I explored a new area of Thailand. It’s far to the west, only 20 kms from the border of Burma, called Sangklaburi. The town is primarily composed of the Mon ethnic group, refugees from Burma. The original settlement was flooded over by the river when the Thai government put up a […]

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