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Manali to Leh, Part II: Higher passes to heaven & gigantic landscapes

After crossing the Baralacha La, you come down into an open plain with still water, which reflects the surroundings. The landscape begins to take a different Advertisements

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Returning home to heal up & back to India to fix up

Home felt so far away while I was in the hospital, but in just twenty-four hours giant metal cans in the sky delivered me. I’ve flown a ridiculous amount of flights in my life, but planes still boggle my mind. … Continue reading

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Painted nails, hospital snakes, goodbyes, & armed police escort to airport

For my last few days in the hospital they moved me to a regular ward. It was kind of sad to leave my nurses from the Vip ward, but they came to visit me whenever they could. Also, I had … Continue reading

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My nurses, hospital family, & getting my hair did

My first ten days in the hospital were spent in the vip ward. Most of this time I was flat on my back feeling paralyzed by the pain from my spinal headache. I memorized the entire ceiling. There were some … Continue reading

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Surgery & being a zoo animal

In the beginning I thought I might end up having to be in the hospital for a few days, but I had to give up those hopes. That first day, I was still thinking I would just heal up in … Continue reading

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Southern Laos: Bolivan Plateau, rodeo roads, camping at temples, & Baguettes

I entered familiar territory in Pakse. I’d done the Boliven Plateau loop before on a scooter. It’s a beautiful area to the east of Pakse. Lying between the Annamite mountain range and the Mekong river, the region is elevated and … Continue reading

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Destruction of Cameron Highlands by greed, at least there’s a Jungle Bar

My first stop in Malaysia was the Cameron Highlands. It’s about 220km to Tanah Rata, the little town where most traveler stay. It’s a good base for exploring all the trails in the area, has cheap accommodation, and anything else … Continue reading

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