Continued…

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The Blog Goes On… in Singapore. Pete has boldly declared that he’ll continue the blogging, so you may not hear my voice for awhile. I call that Blessed Relief, eh? But I’ll be editing the photos as before, and I may pop back in from time to time. Maybe in Hawai’i. We’ll talk soon. XOX, DC

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Auld Lang Thai.

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Our final day in Bangkok brought us a singular experience. Saturday (New Year’s Eve) was our only weekend day in Bangkok, and the Chatuchak Weekend Market seemed to be on everyone’s list of Must-Do things in Bangkok. Shop? Well, if you insist. Bangkok’s full of markets. Floating Markets, Wholesale Markets, Night Markets, what have you. Thousands of stalls with thousands

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Get on the Bus…

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Okay. Motor coach tours. I think we’ve all had to endure at least one. Like childhood diseases. Bus Tour=Chicken Pox.  I think it’s just part of traveling. A bunch of tourists band together and brave the wilds of foreigner-land en masse (except that they don’t really like each other). The last motor coach tour that Pete and I were on

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Shall We Dance?

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Have I mentioned that I love Bangkok? Something about that city raised my confidence level considerably. Or maybe it’s just a spirit of exploration that I haven’t been stirred by since I was doing the semester abroad thing in college. We’d been guided around the Philippines and most of the trip was old family and friends, so there was really

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Bangkok! Oriental setting…

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…and the city don’t know what the city is getting… If you’re at all a musical theater person (or if you spent any time dancing in the 1980s), then Murray Head will be singing in your ear the entire time you’re in this city. “One Night in Bangkok” is one of the curses that Westerners have placed on this town.

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