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Leveled Up to a Motorcycle

Duke here. I’m the financial programmer who left my safe, risk averse, nesting grounds of Cincinnati, Ohio, for a destination about as far away from that as possible. One of many pro-risk decisions was learning to drive a motor scooter. That was 1.5 years ago. Out here in Southeast Asia, the citizens are practically born … Continue reading »

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Doi Inthanon, Thailand

Our property agent and dear friend Aek took us to the top of Doi Inthanon and to the nearby Waterfall. A lovely hike and beautiful view of the Prince and Princesses temple structures on a lower peak.

Motoring Around The Old City

Loree and I have been meaning to do this for a while. There’s a lot to see around the old city and it seems like jetting around on the old scooter is the best way to give everyone at home a little taste for the city and the traffic. I know. The driving probably seems … Continue reading »

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“You ok sit on horse?”

“You ok sit on horse?”     Let’s fast forward to the part of the story where I am in a giant lacy wedding dress on the back of a horse, and Duke is standing next to me in a tuxedo jacket with a t-shirt and black tie underneath. There is a a row of … Continue reading »

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Random Chiang Mai Factoids

Chiang Mai is considered to be the “real” Thailand, unlike the more cosmopolitan Bangkok. We assume it is because the cultural traditions are still alive, and the population is more universally Thai in the north, where Chiang Mai is located. However, since we haven’t been to Bangkok yet, we can’t compare. Fifteen minutes from Chiang … Continue reading »

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