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India is… toilets. Nowhere in the world have I ever experienced disgusting toilets with such consistency. Holes in the ground with dirty footrests on either side, no water or toilet paper with which to clean yourself or the space. And the smells, oh the smells. If you were blind, you could smell an approaching toilet […]

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I returned last night from a fortnight trip to India. My travel buddy and old friend, Sahnah (met while studying in Senegal, saw Anchor Wat together in 2008) had never been and could get there on air miles, so even though I had already been twice, I enthusiastically agreed to meet herthere. It also helped […]

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On March 4th, I left for Nepal, excited, anxious, happy to be returning to a place I once called home. On March 13th, I left, 3 days early, happy to be returning to Bangkok, the place I now call home.What happened that made me want to leave and so happy to return to Bangkok? I […]

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It seems strange that I am, yet again, writing in my blog. My blog which is reserved only for trips across the globe.This can only mean one thing…Yes, I am departing yet again. I am leaving the comforts of the West and the security of my family, and heading out for yet another adventure. This […]

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I’ve been back from South India for just over a week and am now officially missing the wonderfully warm weather and the beaches. It was a wonderful month of sunshine, fresh air, and great food.The journey began with a lot of traveling. A 40-hour bus ride from Kathmandu to Delhi (which, because of traffic actually […]

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