Thailand 2008


“The 3rd-Class train ride--on which I was the only backpacker--brought with it a mixture of smells and a close-up look at the poverty inherent in the shanty towns along the tracks, which makes it even more sad that everyone litters out the side of the train. I joke that Thailand is the land of a million and one 7-11's and where the words ‘One Way’ are taken as poetic license, but, as with any other city, the whole landscape changes when you make your way off the beaten path...”