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Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok February 23rd 2011

So, I am not normally that into hard-boiled eggs, but this one is actually pretty good. Despite the fact that it took me what felt like an hour to open. I am thinking that it is probably especially good to me because of where I am eating it. Freaking Bangkok, Thailand. I am having a continental breakfast in Bangkok. Pretty wild, huh? I promise, I am not being American, I just happen to be lazy and this is what my hostel offers in terms of breakfast. Last night I ate a delicious meal of stir fry chicken with ginger. I said "Thank you" in Thai - or, my version of Thai - and the waitress got really excited. I love that! So, I am officially at the beginning of my journey, and I am pretty damn ... read more

North America » United States » Texas » Houston February 6th 2011

So, I have two weeks until I go on my journey. Wow, I feel like it has come upon me really quickly, but at the same time, I have felt like it has taken me forever to get to this point. That is always what it feels like for me I guess. I am so excited! I know that it won't be easy to be away for two months, but it is something that I feel like I need to do. I think that it will be an incredible experience with a life-changing potential. So, my general plan is to start in Bangkok, then go down to Koh Tao and learn to scuba dive, possibly then go to Phuket, although it is looking pretty expensive so I might go to a cheaper location. My mom's friend ... read more

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