Monthly Archives: February 2012

Stupid, Meet Idiot

Well, my ass most definitely did not appreciate the ride from Vang Vieng to Vientiane. The road alternates in roughly quarter-mile sections of paved and dirt/rock the entire four-hour trip. Bump, bump, in other words. How the road from a … Continue reading

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Lazy Days

[Written Monday, February The 27th, Afternoon] Great day for hiking, as it stayed overcast throughout. The sun has been mind-meltingly hot lately, even though it’s still nominally the cool season. Definitely a nice change-of-pace. Almost too nice, though, as it … Continue reading

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Go Listen Here Now

Hi, another podcast recommendation from me — and couldn’t possibly recommend this one more enthusiastically. Episode #34 of the Extra-Environmentalist podcast, an interview with Morris Berman. Had not previously heard of him, but he’s one helluva whip-smart cat. It’s a … Continue reading

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The Perils Of The Klutzhood

Awoke quite early yesterday, Friday – 5:45 in the AM – to give myself plenty of time to hoof it to the bus station for the 7:30 departure. Ended up getting delayed straight away when I went to leave and … Continue reading

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Plain As Dust

[Written Wednesday, February The 22nd, Night] Booked a tour of the Jars sites for tomorrow, which turns out to be only $20. Seems like a great deal. After that, made the one-hour jaunt to the bus station, to purchase a … Continue reading

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