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Travel Theme: Bountiful

On the riverfront of the walled old city of Bagan, the shore is bustling with people loading and unloading boats as larger river barges drift slowly downstream.  From what we could tell, the main commodity being moved was dirt from the area surrounding the river.  My travel companion, who was living in Singapore, informed me…

Weekly Reblog #32: Thai Coup: Returning to Lao, where it is more stable.

Thai Coup: Returning to Lao, where it is more stable. | dorishimoda “It is one day after the Thai military coup d’etat was declared. It was one day after that a 10 pm to 5 am curfew was declared. Rumors were flying in Lao about how Thailand’s unrest has now made Thailand unsafe to travel;…

Pigs, just some of the animals walking around freely in Laos villages and Don Det.  © William, E.A.T.

Weekly Reblog #31: Animals on Don Det

Animals on Don Det | E.A.T. – Eating And Traveling “They walk onto balconies, into stores, and their sounds dominate. Buffaloes, bunnies, bugs, geckos, spiders, a wonderfully spiritual amount of butterflies and moths, pigs, cats, dogs, ducks, geese and the innumerable fish of the Mekong inhabit this 10 sq. km. island.” – William, E.A.T.  …

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Weekly Reblog #30: Trespassing…For Science

 Tresspassing…For Science | Middle Savagery “This is a uniquely urban solution, as I realize that many sites are out in underpopulated landscapes. Sadly, most buildings are closed off to the public, even more so if you have a camera. Ideally you would build a relationship with the surrounding neighborhood, but it can be hard to…

© Krystin Ross, Canvas.

Weekly Reblog #27: Born With the Right Passport

  Born With the Right Passport | Canvas “And it’s because I was born in the right place and carry the right passport. Canada ranks as the 4th best passport to hold for travel freedom, we have the ability to travel to 170 countries, opposed to the 43 countries Afghani people can. Not to mention…

The author in Beijing. © Kevin Cook, Monkey Abroad

Weekly Reblog #26: How Blogging Ruined my Vacation to Beijing

How Blogging Ruined my Vacation to Beijing | Monkey Abroad “A week ago, I was looking forward to documenting my 5-day vacation in Beijing by creating a short travel video packed with cool shots of the city, travel advice and my personal experiences. That was pretty much my sole purpose for vacationing to Beijing.” – Kevin Cook | Monkey Abroad Travel…

Fleeting friends who helped me through new about one of my oldest friends in Muang Sing, Laos.

Weekly Reblog #24: Lasting Friendships

Lasting Friendships | Postcards Without Stamps “This has been happening to me quite often ever since I settled in England. Different characters and personalities cross my life and our living room, share with us their life events, moments of joy and sadness, jokes and frustrations but eventually venture further to explore different realities and live…