Mishap #1

Trip Start Jan 31, 2008
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Trip End May 31, 2008


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Saturday, February 2, 2008

I have no clothes. I have no clothes and I am wearing sweatpants! Which I am seriously considering chopping off at the knee if they do not find my luggage soon. It didnt surprise me to find that I didnt have a backpack, I sort of assumed that when traveling that far it was bound to happen.

Im not too worried but I am hot. And I cant have a shower. I stink and Im wilty.

I also cant find type on these keyboards so forgive the lack of proper punctuation, half of these keys put down something else when I push on them.

Regardless of this mishap, I cant keep the shitass grin off my face. Im FINALLY here! I took public transit to my hostel which proved to be only a tiny bit challenging but mostly easy. I cant even begin to understand Thai writing but luckily for me everything is written in the english alphabet underneath it. Most people that Ive spoken to thus far have a least enough english to tell me they dont understand and point me to someone who does.

So far Thailand reminds me a bit of Mexico. Smelly, both good and bad stenches, dirty and hot. Random fruit and veggie stands are everywhere. That excites me though Im more than a little apprehensive about eating on them. Im sure by tomorrow I will be though.

Illness is inevitable, why prolong it...question mark...I cant find the question mark either. I have to do something while Im waiting for my bags. Right now, however, Im off to find some flipflops and a sarong. Or something. Something cooler than sweatpants!
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fairiegodmother
fairiegodmother on

Love it!
It all sounds wonderfully exciting, sweatpants, smells and all.

It takes a certain je ne sais quoi to be both sweaty and witty simultaneously, especially when not entangled with a lover and in sheets, it's a show of character and grace. Thank you for keeping me in the loop!

maedchen
maedchen on

Boo
Sounds like fun :) Hopefully they find your backpack soon...I'm glad your not letting it get you down but it still kind of sucks! hehe Go buy a sari...or something like that! :D

Also, Shasta wants to be on your travelblog..is it possible to add her? I'll facebook msg you her email.

gr10
gr10 on

sounds awesome
sorry about your stuff =( however it still sounds awesome-I am sure it will show up, keep the blog coming as I am living vicariously through you heehee

velvetkitten
velvetkitten on

you left the country for that???
ah girl you didn't need to leave the country to have no clothes in sight, be smelly, wilty, sweating and not be able to shower, you could have just come help us move ~rols eyes~.

I am so pleased to hear you are already having a god laugh during your travel, a sense of humor is going to be your best friend on a trp this long.

Keep the blog going I to need to live through you espcially since I am once again ome bound with a home care nurse and a wound that won't heal.

Oh and I plan to leave your blog open during the house warming party so people can post ya and pretend you are actually here.

Miss ya and love ya.
forever and a day
me

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