I'm a Millionaire! I'm Rich! I'm Rich! July 3rd 2008 While I typically set high goals for myself, I didn't think I would achieve this specific milestone while being an unemployed traveler in Laos. Who am I? Midas? Morgan? Maecenas? Well, actually none of them. The only reason it happened is because I was in Laos AND I was only a millionaire in their currency, the kip. Not so impressive as the exchange rate is about $1 for 8,700 kip so for $11 ... read more
Asia » Laos Laos was under the control of Siam (Thailand) from the late 18th century until the late 19th century when it became part of French Indochina. The Franco-Siamese Treaty of 1907 defined the current Lao border with Thailand. In 1975, the Communist Pathe... ... read more
So I write this with the excitement knowing that I leave on my trip tomorrow. As some of you know, I am leaving this trip a little open ended to say the least. Many ask where I am going and to tell you the truth, I am interested in that answer as well. I look forward to the incredible highs, inevitable lows, and everything in between. I can't wait to meet new people and to see those of you that join me along the journey.
I want to say thanks to everybody for all of the positivity. You can always contact me through this or at firstname.lastname@example.org. I love hearing from everybody and hop... full info