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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  • Day in Bangkok with Rob, Pim, and Carl 4 weeks ago It's great to know locals.  Thanks for a beautiful day, Pim & Rob!In the Ancient City, a replica of Thailand.Frangipani.  Ahhhhhh!I gotta say, I'm not crazy about muscles.  But the friend shrimp and fish and greens and squid - YUM!Carl was telling Ethan he wished he'd brought his bee-bee gun....
  • Top Ten Best Things That Happened Over Winter Break 2 months ago Here we go.1.  We flew to Australia via Bangkok and we got to walk around outside.  Outside! I’m not kidding.   We really got to walk around outside.  There were trees.  There were flowers.  There were floral scents.  It was remarkable.2.  Ethan did not get carried away by a rip tide...
  • Notes on Laos, IV 5 months ago Thai Airways, waiting for take-offSarah and I were so happy we got to explore Luang Prabang one more day.  We took off on our own for a few hours after settling into our hotel, a room off of a courtyard with a green parrot in a cage and a couple of white poodles.  Walking through some of the...
  • Notes on Laos, III 5 months ago Laos is a country of seven million people.  That is half the size of Dhaka alone.  So for us right now, this resort up in the hills, surrounded by fresh, mountain air, lush garden paths and trees and exotic butterflies, a pool and hundreds and hundreds of varieties of plants and a myriad of...
  • Notes on Laos, II 5 months ago After a bleak, rainy day in unfamiliar terrain, there is nothing like sunshine to lift the spirits and awaken the senses.Hillside LodgeWe woke up to a sun-filled day.  So many different shades of green trees surround our cabin.  I carefully checked my shoes before going outside.  Ben, the French...

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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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