WoodLand Travels

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WoodLand Travels
We are a Foreign Service family and I write about my impressions of this strange and new life for us in South Asia. We lived in Belgrade, Serbia prior to this post.
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  • A Field of Flowers 5 days ago The embassy employees were invited to a local art gallery and buffet dinner, hosted by the gallery, with a limited number of tickets available. I put our names on the list. Billy and I were tired at the end of the day, but we dressed for it anyway, and went.A small gallery, it was crowded with...
  • Friendship in the Foreign Service 2 weeks ago An article I wrote about a year ago while living in Dhaka, in Tales From A Small Planet :Friendship in the Foreign Service
  • Them Bones 3 weeks ago That's Billy in the right corner, in white. The restaurant gave the guests white blankets to wear because of the chill.My friend, Michael, came in from England for a visit during October break. The first thing I was excited about was that I found my way to the airport.I was in high spirits because...
  • Taking Stock 1 month ago I tried to write something last weekend after Billy and I took a neighborhood walk, but then I was slammed with an overly-intense-work-week-without-a-break and I’m only now, Friday evening, coming up for air, with my cup of tea and the weekend before me.We celebrated Meskel last week at our...
  • Extra Afternoon 4 months ago On the setMy son told me I owed him eight and a half hours of fun after being bored to near tears yesterday afternoon while waiting around a backyard in the “Extras holding area” on the set of a film being made in our neighborhood.I told him he owed me 13 years, but that’s another story.My...

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  • Top Ten Reasons To Get Posted To Bangladesh Expat Blog Awards 2013 10.  Traffic Jams.  Most expats who move to Dhaka, Bangladesh have a driver.  The traffic jams are so pervasive and wide spread, no matter where you go you will be caught in one.  These provide wonderful reading opportunities.  Depending on the...

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Faria Chaudhuri
15:42 PM September 11, 2014

I loved this blog. It's funny, insightful, thought-provoking and at the same time has an undertone of affection, or at least, some sense of a positive approach, towards a country so often misunderstood by outsiders. Well done.

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