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Share Where Are You From?
remitrom 2014-4-5 22:38
This phrase must be beginner English, I am asked so often. "Where are you from?" If I am at my corner store I simply point at my flat. In my Village I will say the village name. The answer never satisfies the asker. I feel it is not a satisfactory question. I will rephrase the question, Do you mean, Where was I born? What province have I come from? Or my ancestors genes? The answer to any of these questions may invoke stereotypes that do not apply. Where I am  ...
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Share Lost in Kuala Lumpur
remitrom 2014-3-29 08:54
February 19, 2013 near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Saori Saori" in Philipines means to wander aimlessly, I do this often, now without the aid of my compass (stolen from my home in the states) I walk through Hindu, Moslem,Buddhist,Lutheranneighborhoodswithout fear. A simple smile is always returned. I sample street food from all cultures and make serendipitous discoveries andacquaintances. When I get tire ...
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Share Thailand Politics
remitrom 2014-3-29 08:15
POLITICS IN THAILAND Scuse me while I go through a NORMALCY BIAS MIND ConfusionAdjustment. Background (my experience from 2007 onward) and I am not really yet clear exactly how things happe n, I Don't even speak the language! But basically their are 2 powerful parties , They DO have elections for the prime minister. However when I ask When?? is the election? The answer Just explodes my mind...................... "When She Steps Down.." ...
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Share Laundry and a meal
remitrom 2014-3-29 07:07
Laundry day August 25, 2011 at 6:46am PublicFriendsFriends except AcquaintancesOnly MeCustomClose FriendsFamilySee all lists...Triad AudioShenzhen, Guangdong AreaCanyonville, Oregon AreaChang Rai, Chiang Rai, Thailand AreaSingapore, Singapore AreaAcquaintancesGo Back Dropped off laundry yesterday, picked up today, washed dried, folded, 7 lbs for $28 HKD. $1US = $HK7.8 . Hungry now, want authentic HK food, found a small place full of people, No picture menu, No english writing Perfe ...
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Share My First Days in Hong Kong
remitrom 2014-3-29 06:46
MangKok to Sai Kung August 12, 2011 at 6:15am PublicFriendsFriends except AcquaintancesOnly MeCustomClose FriendsFamilySee all lists...Triad AudioShenzhen, Guangdong AreaCanyonville, Oregon AreaChang Rai, Chiang Rai, Thailand AreaSingapore, Singapore AreaAcquaintancesGo Back MangKok is a very busy business district where I have been the first 3 days, at nite some of the streets are blocked for foot traffic only. Every square meter is bustling with activity. USA could learn alot abou ...
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