Monthly Archives: October 2011

Looking for Laos

While the Gibbon Experience took us out into the jungles of northern Laos and allowed us access to a rural village and a couple of Lao guides, it was a packaged trip and we were looking forward to exploring the … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai Cooking Classes – Compared!

I stopped in Chiang Mai last week to meet my sister Alona and decided that a day in the city would be best spent participating in one of the many Thai cooking classes offered there. I actually did the same … Continue reading

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Things I learned at the Gibbon Experience

Before going on the Gibbon Experience, I read plenty of existing blog posts on the topic. So I’m going to keep this one down to a few things I learned at the Gibbon Experience. The final video shows the ziplining… 1. … Continue reading

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Losing things… fortuitously?

Yeah, so I lost my camera in Bangkok. I was pretty upset when I discovered it wasn’t in the pocket of my bag where I’d been keeping it, the morning I had to head to the airport to catch my … Continue reading

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Bangkok: Buddhas and Bars

Over the course of two trips and seven weeks total in Thailand, I’ve been to Bangkok several times already. So while it made the most sense to fly into the city as a launching point for Laos, I didn’t have … Continue reading

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On packing and purging

I may not have left my heart in San Francisco, but I did leave: my CD collection, my books, my laptop from college, my furniture, the art supplies I’ve been meaning to use for the past five years… and much … Continue reading

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Food Favorites in SF

This will probably be my last post about San Francisco for a while (unless my trip is oddly uneventful) but I couldn’t leave without mentioning the food here. I don’t consider myself that much of a “foodie,” but I think … Continue reading

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