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Pura Vida in Costa Rica with Heather, and Pants aka J Rock aka Jackie aka JjjaaaCQueLINUH (said in a very French, high pitched, haughty, pearl clutching kind of way). What do I do if I encounter a Jaguar? What is that demonic screaming snarling sound?  No but like actually…what makes that sound?  What do I do if I come face to face with such a creature?  Why am I walking unaccompanied in… Read More

We drove around Sri Lanka from Colombo to Kandy to Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa in the back seat of his sedan, chatting occasionally and lazily while staring out at the lush hillsides, careening around the never-ending switchbacks, through tea plantations that convey a feeling of being transported to British Ceylon circa 1830.

After dinner I drank tea while they serenaded us with their acoustic guitars around a fire, under the stars in the desert with a thousand candles burning on the hillside.

I quickly learned that miming toilet  is incredibly embarrassing and thus promptly repeated the phrase Hwajeongshil Odi Isayo (Where is the bathroom) a million times so I would never forget!

Kathmandu, Pokhara, Poonhill Trail, Nepal  Finalement!!!!After a very long school term, nearly 3 months,with not one single break-not a 3 day weekend, not a rain day…nothing, alas, breathing I sigh of relief I packed my bag for a 2 week adventure starting in Nepal and ending in Thailand.  Knowing that my time in the UAE and my flippant travel adventures would slow down afterwards, I knew that this 2 week break would… Read More