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Club brawl at Khao San Road

Music blaring, people dancing, drinkers drinking and druggies ballooning.  Just another typical night on Khao San Road, I guess.  I was out with a few newfound friends who were obviously way cooler than I am. We hopped from bar to live bands, to clubs. We ate dirt cheap Pad Thai. We became witnesses to Reece’s first scorpion. The whirlwind of night activities kept me grinning awkwardly from ear to ear— for once, I felt like the cool kid. We…

How has hiking alone made me a better person

Photo credits: stayhealthyla.com I was struck by inspiration mid-morning. Why don’t I hike? It was a sweltering day. It would be poetic– I naively reasoned– since I would be using nature to counter nature itself. There forth begins my journey to Laem Thian, and my first solo hike anywhere. A quick Google search brought me to two conclusions. One, I would practically have the whole beach to myself. Two, it would be a just challenging enough hike. I left my phone to…