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Saying goodbye to Bangkok

As the clock ticked down on our two years in Bangkok, all four of us were very busy and when we weren’t busy, very sad.  In and among completing the 200-item-long to-do list, we each did our “last time in Bangkok” experiences together, by ourselves or with friends.   291 more words

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Bangkok Flyfishing

Tommy managed to schedule a weekend visit up to BKK from Bali before our departure so we ate good Thai food together, swapped stories, and I showed him the highlights of our neighborhood, including (the aptly named) Illegal Bar in Sammakorn.   541 more words

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Sounds of the soi

All senses seem heightened in the tropics, includes sound.  The three video clips below capture some of the sounds of our house.  The first is a clip taken early in the morning with the birds in full effect. 74 more words

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Lost in translation?

As we have mentioned before, getting errands done in our suburban Bangkok neighborhood can be a roller coaster ride– alternately frustrating, exhilarating, tedious and hilarious.  We have had a slow leak in two of our car tires for the past few weeks so we finally decided to deal with it today.   304 more words

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Bread

So believe it or not, one thing that our family will always strongly associate with Bangkok is homemade bread.  Thailand doesn’t grow wheat and most Thai kitchens don’t even have ovens (why would you have an oven when “winter” only gets down to 28°C?) so there isn’t much bread available.   131 more words

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The garden

Now that our time is starting to tick down here in Thailand, Duncan is beginning to experience anticipatory grief about the loss of the garden and yard.   207 more words

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Next stop... London

We decided last fall that we would leave Thailand when Duncan’s contract with RIS expired at the end of this school year in June.  It was not an easy decision.   411 more words

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