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Entries from July 2007

thailand books

July 8th, 2007 · 4 Comments · Paige

when i travel, i like to read novels set in that country or region, preferably ones written by locals. it’s my way of learning local history, customs, nuances as told by those who live it. i looked all over for thailand reading recommendations, but surprisingly, i found very few. maybe i just [...]

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malaria kills

July 3rd, 2007 · 3 Comments · Paige

…but malaria didn’t kill me. after a year of living in the world’s malaria epicenter (a.k.a. sub-saharan africa), i finally got malaria. the catch is i had to go to thailand to get it. i went to bed late friday night with a fever and complaining that my whole body hurt. [...]

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