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A few weeks ago my girlfriend and I decided to take a week off, for a short trip to one of my favorite quiet tropical beaches around the Cambodian/Thai border, just a few kilometers away from the beach I wrote about in “Beach Beyond The Guidebooks” We decided to go to this beach, because the […]

Aug 1st, 2011 | Filed under Travel

I have just spent the last two days traveling in South East Asia¬† by buses, trucks, then boats, 4×4 and finally hiking, to a nice island beach very near the Cambodian border. I would like to be more specific but unfortunately, paradise found and shared with the general public soon becomes paradise lost. This location […]

Feb 18th, 2010 | Filed under Opinions and Perspectives, Travel

While watching a large battle in Cambodia, and hoping no bombing or gunfire would hit me, I wrote this poem. Yes, I know it is very dark, but I was in a weird time and place. The ticking is but all I hear, it is our gauge till death appears. Forever now I’ve watched the […]

Oct 17th, 2009 | Filed under Poetry, Travel

Well off to Cambodia tomorrow, this is really one country I don’t particularly like to visit. There are some fantastic temples in the Siem Riep area that are mind blowing and it is a very green and naturally beautiful country, but the poverty, corruption and overall sadness of the place is overwhelming. The country is […]

Oct 16th, 2009 | Filed under Travel

I have a lot of friends back home I talk to daily via the Internet, and all of them it seems, have a pretty strong image in their head, of what they think my life is like here in Asia. Sometimes I think they imagine me surrounded by guys in pointy bamboo farming hats, firecrackers […]

Oct 15th, 2009 | Filed under Opinions and Perspectives, Travel