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November 27, 2004

Beyond Bangkok

After just a few days in Bangkok I grew tired of the odors, the constant mayhem, and the harassment by touts. I wished to see a Thailand that had not been built up into a concrete jungle. My throat was...

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Posted by piegu on November 27, 2004 03:24 AM
Category: Thailand

November 20, 2004


I breathed in deeply, and internally asked myself: "are you ready for the jungle?" just before I stepped off the airport bus on Sukhumvit road in Bangkok. After just a few steps on the sidewalk all my senses had been...

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Posted by piegu on November 20, 2004 05:35 AM
Category: Thailand

November 17, 2004

Arrival in Bangkok

I had imagined that my trip to Bangkok from Auckland would only be eventful after I landed in Thailand. In particular I wondered if I would have any issues with immigration since I would be entering on the 30-day visa-exempt...

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Posted by piegu on November 17, 2004 09:26 PM
Category: Thailand

November 15, 2004

Abel Tasman National Park, The Race to Auckland

I had been feeling some level of frustration since I arrived at the Northern end of the South Island. I was not pleased with the idea that my departure was so near. I considered changing my plane tickets at the...

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Posted by piegu on November 15, 2004 03:19 PM
Category: New Zealand

November 07, 2004

Heading North: Christchurch to Nelson.

Recently I have been feeling the pressure to get moving because the end of my stay in NZ is arriving very quickly. There is no more time to linger on the side of the road with my thumb out. After...

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Posted by piegu on November 7, 2004 02:55 PM
Category: New Zealand
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