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About 2bagsandapack

Lifetime journalist, author, magazine editor and publisher, now semi-retired and traveling the world. My plan, after living in Costa Rica for 14 months, was to visit a new country in southern Europe every three months to experience the culture and the challenge of adapting to a new environment, while on a fixed income. That plan was sidetracked when I was offered a job in Indonesia, providing an opportunity to explore Asia. Indonesia lasted for a 4 wonderful years but I have now moved on to Hua Hin, Thailand.

A simple life

Yesterday was a rainy day. It rained hard early in the morning but had stopped by the time I decided to head to Makro for some supplies. It’s a trip that takes a little time, first with a quarter-mile walk … Continue reading

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Honoring Thailand’s departed king

Thai’s highly revered their king, who died late last year after 70 years in the role. He was mostly a ceremonial king, albeit one who did a great deal for his country – and the lower economic classes – through … Continue reading

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Just another fresh market

I think I’m getting a little jaded by food courts and fresh markets. I’ve been to so many, and I’ve taken so many photograpghs that I find myself disinterested in documenting. But still, I persist. I had mentioned to Non … Continue reading

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