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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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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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Last weekend I had the pleasure of going on a weekend trip with Louis, our first trip just the two of us. We went to a national park four hours south of Bangkok, on the Gulf of Thailand. It was a beautiful place to spend the weekend because it offered camping (what Louis wanted) and […]

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For my October holiday, I went to the Philippines with Erin. We contemplated going to the traveler’s enclave that is Boracay, but in the end opted to head off the tourist track. We went to Southern Luzon, to Legaspi and the Caramoan Peninsula. A very interesting week, it was!The first highlight was the town of […]

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