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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.

Real life in Hua Hin

Walked to the water department today to pay my monthly bill of $1.50. Took my camera and lingered a couple of places on the way back.

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No passport – no package

One of the minor irritants here is when you are expecting a package in the mail – but you are not outside your house when the deliverman comes by. He leaves you a notice to pick up your package at … Continue reading

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Singapore Day 2 – not so easy

I was reminded today why I hate being a tourist. And why I’m not a fan of the Chinese. The day started innocently enough. I did have to go downstairs to the 7-11 for coffee, however, since the maid did … Continue reading

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