The Dude Abides February 11th 2008 It’s been awhile since I updated everyone on our travels, but we haven’t been doing much. We spent the last few weeks in Southern Thailand getting some sun on the beaches here. We’ve been beach bums spending most of the days reading, wading, studying (Darren), napping (Kyle), and just chilling out (Darren’s edit: What can we say; the Dude abides). Anyway, to pick up where I left off…
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Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Tao A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
I quit my cushy job in health care software in January of 2008 and hit the road with my younger brother Darren (the one on the left of the photo). We had plane tickets to South East Asia and not much of a plan beyond that. It turned into one of the best years of my life. And, as a result of this blog, I convinced many of my friends to leave their uninspiring jobs and travel as well!
I am now finishing medical school in the United States and starting residency shortly. Money is tight, becoming a MD has me pinned down, but I jump at every opportunity I can to get out on the road.... full info