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ວຽງຈັນ

  ວຽງຈັນ is the capital city of Laos.

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Life in Laos

I thought I would start my blogs again, now I am living in Laos a lot. But what to start with?

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Risk management

After a few days in Nepal I am both pleased with my risk management of the trip and disappointed at how overwhelming the task has been. And it makes me reflect on an idea that came to mind that Nepal … Continue reading

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Travel is not only physical

I think one of the anxiety elements of travel is that actually you know it is your mind travelling, as well as your body. And ‘though you might get a bit anxious about how your body copes, really it is … Continue reading

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Crime and punishment

Yes, this is the title of one of Dostoevsky’s books, but I found this written in The Brothers Karamazov: “Why,” began the elder, “all these sentences to exile with hard labour, and formerly with flogging also, reform no-one, and what’s … Continue reading

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Possessions possess

I’ve been driving a box van lately and it is a very interesting process how you have this inner sense of where the extremities of the van are, apparently the mind extends your ‘body image’ so that it becomes you, … Continue reading

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You get what you pay for but what you give freely comes back in abundance

We buy cheap and regret later, whether it is a business purchase or a birthday present, a big saving or just a bit off, we get the message, you get what you pay for. This seems a core idea in … Continue reading

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