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rough roads and costa rica

costa rica struck me as a rich country. almost everyone has a good command of English. the houses are concrete.even in the mountains, with proper borders. You can see horses in its big grounds, several cars, and satellite dishes sat atop of it. private rooms in hostels have a TVs, some a flat screen. all have cable TV.

but they can’t be bothered to fix the road. Continue reading rough roads and costa rica

bangkok, thailand: dipping my feet into backpacking

i don’t remember it being a particularly long day, especially when our first order of business was to go to a famous thai massage school (forgot the name, sorry). i was excited because it was my first time in bkk without a the parental units though. i was all for: yeah, let’s not join tours! so i was game to anything. Continue reading bangkok, thailand: dipping my feet into backpacking

ayutthaya, thailand: my first travel “near death” experience

i’ve been to thailand twice before 2015/2016. the first time was with my mom (of which the pics i’ve never seen). and for my birthday in 2012. it was officially the first time i feared for my life while i was traveling Continue reading ayutthaya, thailand: my first travel “near death” experience

on racists and travel buddies

It’s been roughly 2 weeks since I went to bali with my adoptive landlord. Full disclosure: I’m not a fan of beaches, and until now I don’t know how she managed to drag my ass to one. Anyway, my lack of enthusiasm most likely led to a highly forgettable (and unfortunate) trip, highlighted by two things: Continue reading on racists and travel buddies