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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. I'm also using this time to write, having now authored nine e-books, including photo-essays of my experiences in Costa Rica, Croatia, Sicily, Indonesia, Bali and Malaysia.

A little something different

Took a short walk at dinner time along the street that intersets with mine. It is a busy thoroughfare, especially at rush hours, and there is really nowhere to walk on the sides – so you just walk with your … Continue reading

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A black and white world

Click bait headline? No, I’m not talking about race relations. The colorful Thailand of all the brochures and videos you know no longer exists. The color has been evicted. By decree (not sure if it’s royal or military), everyone in … Continue reading

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An elephant encounter – finally!

It’s Sunday again. And I’m bored again. So I asked my friend, Nan, who has a large Honda motorbike, if she could take me somewhere to take pictures. Did she ever! So, despite my abject fear of riding on a … Continue reading

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