I had a very vivid dream last night. I was on Beautiful Anonymous (a podcast where an anonymous caller talks to comedian Chris Gethard for an hour) with Amanda (my friend from NY). But Chris wasn’t talking. It was just me and Amanda talking with each other. When I noticed that Chris wasn’t saying anything, … More 2/25/18: Hanoi Cafe Crawl
I really didn’t want to wake up for my run this morning. But I did. I ran to West Lake, a HUGE lake in Hanoi. There’s a neighborhood called Tay Ho near the lake, which is where a lot of the expats live. I accidentally ended up running around a smaller lake next to West Lake. … More 2/21/18: Getting Hit On At A Park
I started the day with a run to Long Bien Bridge and back. I had bookmarked the bridge as something to see based on online recommendations, but the bridge was kind of gross. I saw a lot of roadkill, and the river it goes over was really dirty. I got back and had my usual breakfast: … More 2/20/18: Missing Human Interaction
I woke up in a new city. A new country. Hello Hanoi, hello Vietnam! I went down for breakfast. Can you guess what it was? I’ll give you a minute. Yup. Toast. The bread here is good, though. Unlike all the other SE Asian countries I’ve visited so far, where the bread is either way … More 2/19/18: Good Bread FINALLY!
I went for a long run this morning. In the first mile, I spotted a local running group: I think it was a Thai expat group, because a few of them were wearing shirts that said “Thai Running Group” or something similar. I followed/ran with them for a bit, because I was curious to know … More 2/18/18: GM Myanmar, GN Vietnam