Author Archives: l3ann

A Biking Adventure

I have friends who bike. Several days. For fun. The last time I was on a bike was a troublesome outing to Tama HIlls for a cross country meet in 2011. (My seat fell off, and Brad gallantly rode my … Continue reading

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Adventures in Dentistry

Today I cracked my tooth. Half of it actually fell out of my mouth. (Damn those Welch’s Fruit Snacks!) I needed to make an emergency trip to a dentist – in Bangkok. It was an…. unusual experience. Once diagnosed, x-rayed, … Continue reading

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Another Walking Adventure in Bangkok

I spent all sunny morning inside while a handyman replaced the valve and hose that were apparently the cause of the leak in my bathroom only to determine that the second valve was broken (I found this suspect), so after … Continue reading

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Celebrating New Year’s – the Thai Way

Despite making all the necessary preparations for our first, much anticipated Songkran – we bought water guns, dry bags for our clothes, dry bags for our phones – we were caught totally unprepared. Songkran is celebrated on April 13-15 every year, so of … Continue reading

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Color and Contrast ~ Chennai

Chennai is a city of color and contrast. I took a quick trip to visit our friends, C and L. Wonderful hosts, we did the usual – visited their local market, toured the UNESCO World Heritage archaeological site, Mahabalipuram, dined … Continue reading

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Siem Reap Revisited

After a morning of walking, sometimes stumbling, in the sun-drenched terrain, my mind is flooded with so many thoughts, most of which have nothing to do with the history, the architecture, the beauty. Like how on earth did we tour these … Continue reading

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Sights Along the Way

Often my greatest adventure is simply the walk to and from the train station. The color and energy of Bangkok is never more evident than in the stalls, shops, businesses, and the people that you pass by every day. But … Continue reading

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