Monthly Archives: October 2012

Tumbling in Style

Travel in true Vietnamese style in this exhausting bike journey in the sweltering 40-degree heat. Hold your nerve as you navigate past puddles and potholes and swerve to avoid mopeds and minivans at a pace that is anything but leisurely.  … Continue reading

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Gangnam Style

Gangnam Style In the dark and dingy basement, a scent of stale smoke and sweat hung in the air. The walls vibrated dangerously as the pumping beats bounced rapidly from corner to corner. Becky and I clutched on to one … Continue reading

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Surviving Thai School. Rule Number 1

Rule Number 1: Get there early ‘Hold your breath!’ I yelled loudly. Whizzing to school on our little orange bumblebee, Kristin and I took a deep breath as we shot past the rubbish dump. As usual, it smelled like a … Continue reading

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Big Talila

A blaze of colours swirled around her folds like a box of Cadbury’s Roses. Golden sandals adorned a set of large, hairy feet; lovingly styled with brightly painted crimson toenails. Wide, purple trousers were slung around her extremely round middle, … Continue reading

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