Monthly Archives: August 2010

How to worry your parents:

Step 1) Spend a few months in a foreign country by yourself Step 2) Tell them you went to the hospital VIA your blog With that intro, I have to start this off by saying there is/was nothing to worry … Continue reading

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A Balinese BBQ

(NOTE: This was an older experience from about a month ago that I thought would be good to share. I’m realizing every day that I’ll have a lot of updates to make even after I get home!). I wrestled a … Continue reading

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Maliau Basin – Quick Update

I have so much to write! Not just about Maliau Basin, but other things as well. Eventually I will slow down enough to put together some good details, but for the time being I’m sorry I can’t offer much! I … Continue reading

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Borne-o-so-good

Borneo is known as the “Land below the wind” (named because it is located just south of the typhoon belt). Since that’s the only ‘fun fact’ I have at the moment, let’s get right to it… I came here pretty … Continue reading

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Quick update…

… so everyone knows I’m alive and well. I will post more thoughts about my first impressions of Borneo soon, but the short versions is that I am really enjoying it here. The plan is to spend the next few … Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Hippies

If it wasn’t already clear, my Mom is a hippy and it is great. She plays a flute like no other. I love music in general, and the soft notes she plays have always been like warm milk for the … Continue reading

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It’s pronounced “poo get”

So I’ve heard a few good things about Phuket. The beaches look beautiful, Thailand is cheap, and the flight is only about $60 USD to get there. Maybe I’ll stay for just a week before heading home. Looking back to … Continue reading

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Singapore feels like home

As the plane was landing I was looking out over southern Malaysia (it is connected to Singapore by a short bridge). I noticed an island and realized it was Palau Ubin – where we had visited the Chek Jawa wetlands … Continue reading

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31 days in Indonesia

I can’t believe it has been over a month since we arrived at Denpasar airport. The first two weeks are pretty well documented, but I have not had much to say about the last two. Well…I spent every night in … Continue reading

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