Monthly Archives: August 2016

2016 Summer Entry 3: Beijing, China

My Chinese friend, Ya Xi (David), warned me that China would be hot as hell and crowded in August, but that did not deter me! It’s hot in New York and Bangkok in August, so what’s the difference? The opportunity … Continue reading

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2016 Summer Entry: Entry 2: Vientiane, Laos

  Just my luck. The train bound for Nong Khai, and the Thai-Lao border, left Bangkok and arrived on time. That never happens! As usual, I slept well on the train. When I got off, I ran into two women … Continue reading

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2016: Summer Entry 1: Bang Saen-All in a Day

It seems like the only way it will not rain is when I have my umbrella. The other day in Bang Saen, I was out walking. It was a little breezy and I should have known better, but I had … Continue reading

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