Darlene lowered herself over the side of the boat into the surf and I passed down her bags and leapt in beside her. It had been thirty six hours of travel, thru South Korea, a night in the Bangkok airport, catching the first flight south to Krabi and finally this long tail, outboard motor. The […]
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May 29th, 2008 by Jay Wright · No Comments · Asia, Thailand
Second Time? Second Time? Yes. Second time, we nod. About ten minutes from the airport is a lesser known hotel that offers all the amenities at affordable price. We stopped on the way in and we stopped on the way out. Down the street, we returned to an outdoor restaurant which treated us well the […]
May 28th, 2008 by Jay Wright · No Comments · Asia, Thailand
A gentle tide and waveless beaches. Perfect: a handful of days on warm, sunny Thai beaches with bowls of green curry, fresh coconut shakes, and the occasional beer Chang. No tours, schedules, or agendas. Just a gentle jungle breeze on the beach. But the time has come, I’ve been voted off the Island. I’m heading home.
May 2nd, 2008 by Jay Wright · No Comments · Asia, Thailand
Bangkok and its curry welcomed me back for the third time. Like an old friend, we dined on fresh fish, caught an excellent soccer game, drank some beer, and wandered together on a timeless morning. It was a quick, eighteen hour affair, an easy transition back into Asian culture, a soft step to prepare for […]
May 1st, 2008 by Darlene Nastansky · No Comments · Asia, Thailand
Ten hours flying west with the ever rising sun, my body fooled into thinking there was no need for sleep. Layover in Tokyo, my first footing onto the Asian continent. Lingering through the airport, kiosks filled with tentacled squid cellophaned for quick take out, boxes of green tea mochi, cafe sushi and crazy electronic bubble […]