I had one main mission for the morning: to record the intro/outro for my podcast episode releasing the next day. I walked up the road about 300 meters and found a quiet spot amidst bamboo trees to do the recording. I walked back to the hostel for breakfast. I ordered fruit salad and a baguette. … More 4/9/18: Eating Ants For Breakfast
I woke up at 6:30 to go for a long run. I crossed the bridge to the big island next to Don Det and just explored the trails there. This is a great place to run— all trails, little to no motorcycles, friendly dogs, and gorgeous scenery. I absolutely loved all 8.5 miles of my … More 4/8/18: Must I Leave Don Det?
I woke up around 8 again and went to get breakfast. I asked to see the box of muesli they used, mainly to see if it had nuts but also to check if it was vegan. It passed both tests, so I ordered muesli and fruit salad. After breakfast I went down to the hostel … More 4/7/18: Swimming In SE Asia’s Biggest Waterfalls
I woke up around 8 am and went down to get breakfast from the hostel (Easy Go Backpackers— highly recommend!). I got a fruit salad and a baguette. I sat with some others that I met the night before (Kevin and Jonny) and we all ate together. Kevin said he was going to take the … More 4/6/18: Paradise On 4 Thousand Islands (Laos)
I had breakfast at 7 am and waited to get picked up to go to the bus station. My tuk-tuk came at 7:45, and on the way we also picked up a Polish couple. We were in the van and off to Laos by 8:30, just 30 minutes behind schedule. Around 11, we stopped at … More 4/5/18: Border Crossing Scam: Siem Reap to Laos