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Bali Holiday: Chapter 5, The Final Adventure

On our last day in Bali, we took a chance and booked a paragliding trip. We’d seen the island via land and water. Now it was time to explore it from the air. We were picked up in the afternoon … Continue reading

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Journey to the Mystery Waterfall

Sometimes you start a journey with a destination in mind and find out along the way, that it’s really not the destination that matters. It’s what happens along the way. On a gorgeous weekend afternoon, after lounging in the sun … Continue reading

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Weekend Excursion Vol. VI: Railay Beach– Walking, Exploring.

Thailand’s lucky to be bordered on either side by two vary different bodies of water. A few weekends ago we explored the Gulf of Thailand on the islands of Koh Samui and Koh Phangnan. Recently, on Mother’s Day weekend with … Continue reading

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Making Friends Isn’t Hard to Do

New, friendly faces seem to peer out from the woodwork. Every new coffeehouse we go to, or every new restaurant, or store, we end up engrossed in a long conversation about language, both English and Thai. We inevitably exchange emails … Continue reading

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Weekend Excursion Vol. IV: Penang, Malaysia

Weekend journey to Malaysia! We had one goal: obtain a non-B immigrant work visa. To work in Thailand, all English teachers must submit heaps of paperwork to the proper authorities, including, but not limited to, a work visa. In order … Continue reading

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Weekend Excursions Volume III: Laos

We weren’t sure our fellow LanguageCorps teachers from Cambodia were going to make the train to Laos. The plan: meet at the Hua Lamphong Train Station in Bangkok on Friday evening, take the night train north to Nong Khai, Thailand, … Continue reading

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The Last Leg of the Great Trek Home

The past two weeks have been a whirlwind of activity of trekking through Utah and western Colorado. My family is (luckily!) scattered throughout the western slope of Colorado, one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever had the privilege of … Continue reading

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