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Trip: The first 6 months

There are [16] stories from my trip: The first 6 months


Goodbye to Thailand

THAILAND | Sunday, 15 Jun 2008 | Views [641]

Fuck fuck fuck wrote a nice, fairly sentimental story about leaving Thailand and the bloody internet went down. Bloody Bangkok. Anyway, it's my last day in Thailand Boo! Was utterly depressed yesterday - the thought of leaving Chiang Mai was too terrible!!! ... Read more >

Tags: on the road


Gallery: Pilgrimage

THAILAND | Sunday, 25 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Luang Prabang

LAOS | Saturday, 3 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

Up and down the Mekong
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From the Land of a million elephants

LAOS | Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | Views [628]

Man it's crazy here in Luang Prabang! After a gorgeous two day boat trip along the mighty Mekong river (sore arse and sunburn to show for it) landed in LP, greeted by crazy arsed children throwing flour and water. It's the Buddhist lunar new year, Sonkran, ... Read more >

Tags: on the road


Gallery: Me Ruth and other animals

THAILAND | Sunday, 24 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Various
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I should have known better

THAILAND | Monday, 18 Feb 2008 | Views [759]

So what's new? last time I wrote had come back from crazy la la meditation retreat. Happy to say am back in the real world - Have an apartment (oh it is a beauty!), a bike (not so much) a few jobs here and there... Trying to live off my earnings which ... Read more >

Tags: i should have known better!


Gallery: Xmas, med and suk.

THAILAND | Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Spiritual torture

THAILAND | Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | Views [547]

Blah blah blah blah blah .. oh to hear the sound of my own voice again! Have just completed a 10 day Vipassana course in the middle of nowhere! I can actually talk to a man without getting told off! Am v glad I went actually. T'was very relaxing and ... Read more >

Tags: relaxation


Gallery: Crazy Bowling

THAILAND | Monday, 24 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

No-drinking fun
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Celebrations!!!

THAILAND | Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Views [509]

Well today is the day I can officially relax- no more lesson planning or colouring in stupid pictures of dogs and cats and chairs and bananas. Got TEFL certificate today and it is bootiful - it is even scented!! Am very proud - twas a challenging course ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


Gallery: celebrations!

THAILAND | Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

TEFL completed - let's partay!!
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work work work

THAILAND | Saturday, 8 Dec 2007 | Views [484]

Well am nearly into the third week of the course and it's hotting up already. Have to teach FOUR lessons next week omg omg!! The thought is too horrible, even though that's what I did every day for three years. Have endless strings of past perfect ... Read more >

Tags: work


Gallery: 1st week

THAILAND | Wednesday, 28 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

Bangkok and Chiang Mai 1st week
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Tefl woohoo!

THAILAND | Monday, 26 Nov 2007 | Views [609]

Well it's my first day at tefl school and it's so hexiting! Had a thai lesson which was very challengin - also a bit hungover which does not help. Learnt how to say hello to a monk which will be very handy. Chiang Mai is a really cool city - on fri and ... Read more >

Tags: Work


Chiang Mai

THAILAND | Saturday, 24 Nov 2007 | Views [512]

Well have just checked into a relatively liveable hotel. Did some ultimate Niamh McNally work - Ie, don't ask don't get - room was nasty so asked to change rooms - twice! I never do that sort of thing. Now have a nice breezy pink room. Also got to flirt ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Gallery: Home

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

To remind me of home...
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