Category Archives: SEA

Friendship, Friendship, Just the Perfect Blendship

It wasn’t until recently that I began to realize the beauty and importance of good friends in my life. When I was away, I loved being alone – indeed, it was much needed. But my eyes were also opened to … Continue reading

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5 Things I Will Not Miss about SEA

I’m not going to lie – coming back to America (and New York City in particular) has been difficult.  There’s not been a day I haven’t wished I was back with the elephants or swimming in crystal clear waters or … Continue reading

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Notes About Thailand

After traveling for a few weeks, I’ve learned quite a number of new things about this country I’m traversing. 1. Wounds take forever to heal Even if it’s just a pimple you popped or a small scrape you got along … Continue reading

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Crazy Horse Crag

On this trip I want to push myself into new experiences and adventures, try things that normally I’d avoid, take the plunge and get the blood pumping again.  I decided to get things rolling by going rock climbing – something … Continue reading

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Northern Thailand Accommodations

**I was in Bali for a month where wifi never worked, hence the quietness of Curious Traveler Travelogues for such a stretch. I’ve been writing all along the way, so many of these are written as if they just happened … Continue reading

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Phnom Penh Hostel Rundown

One Stop Hostel Price: $7 dorm (female 8 bed) Breakfast: $2-$2.50 Staff: Very friendly. Lots of options for tours and tickets onwards. They even have a board where you can sign up to share a tuk-tuk to the Killing Fields.

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Cambodia – The Adventure Begins

I am in Cambodia! I took a boat from Chau Doc, Vietnam up to Phnom Penh via the Mekong Delta. It was a fantastic, relaxing trip – so much nicer than bus.

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Vietnam Retrospective

This is my last night in Vietnam. I have traveled an entire, beautiful, wonderful country in 30 days. Pretty cool.

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The Dark Truth About Elephant Tourism

I love animals.  I always have.  I’m not sure there’s an animal that I haven’t wanted to ride – horses, giraffes, elk, ostriches, whales; you name it, I’ve probably wanted to ride it.  Coming to South East Asia you’d think … Continue reading

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#SmudgeIsSaved

It was a bittersweet day. I was walking across the bridge with little Smudge this morning to try to find his mama when I realized I’d gosh darn gone and gotten attached to the little bugger! Rule No. 1 – … Continue reading

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