Tag Archives: Blessing

The Cock, The Pig, and The Snake

I had been wanting to do a silent meditation retreat in Thailand, but wasn’t sure how much I’d get out of it, as many people said they received virtually no instructions beyond “Just focus on your breath.” If I was … Continue reading

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#SaveSmudge

I’m in Laos, and have been without wifi access basically since leaving Elephant Nature Park. Let’s just skip ahead to the important parts. We were walking back to our hostels late last night when we noticed a pack of dogs. … Continue reading

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Courage (Steal It If You Have To, but Try It)

Sometimes I look around and wonder how I got here.  Where did I steal the gumption to up and quit my job and fly to a developing country? And for four months?! I was contemplating this as I looked in … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Land (Where I Met Someone I Knew…)

I took a minibus to Pai (a small town secluded in the mountains, about 3hrs north of CM) yesterday afternoon and am staying at the Pai Circus Hostel. It’s not as awesome as pictures led me to believe, and last … Continue reading

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Songkran

When I first decided I was traveling SEA, I planned on heading out at the end of April/beginning of May.  As I did my initial research into Thailand, I saw that April 13 – 15th was Songkran – the Thai … Continue reading

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