The one thing I didn't have in Cambodia was TV. Well there was TV but no English speaking channels-at least very few. I had Netflix. But I have been staying at friends and binged watching "Newsroom". Started to watch it long ago and maybe I moved. Anyway great show!! Jeff Daniels rocked. Where I am- … Continue reading Binge watching
Well its been culture shock. I dont believe I can live in the USA and enjoy myself. I had looked into moving to Mexico before I travelled to Thailand. And now that I am back in California, Mexico is making more sense. Of course I don't have the same money I had before living in … Continue reading Thinking South of the border down Mexico Way.
Well I have been back in California for two months now. Its been really rainy and cold. After living in Cambodia for the past year where it is sunny and humid everyday-its been a transition. I left Cambodia on December 18th. I went to Pattaya to join my friend Leon. His former wife is Thai … Continue reading Living in the USA.
I have no idea where I left off. At the moment I am in Kaiser Medical facility in Menifee California. Menifee is approximately 60 miles north of dowtown San Diego. I was staying at a friend's house in San Diego, close to Mission Bay. Now I am at another friends. I am getting all my … Continue reading I am in California.
Chilly day at Ocean Beach in San Diego. But its the beautuful ocean!! Its a long story. I have to reread my blog to figure out where I left off!! Well I did leave Siem Reap. I really really loved Siem Reap. But the medical facilities were one really nice hospital to one government hospital … Continue reading Well I am back in San Diego, California!!
My friend spent maybe 10 days in government hospital in Surin. The family needed to hire nurse because care was very limited. It was reasonable $15 for 8 hours. But it was obvious this wasn't a place to stay. My friend Leon lives in Pattaya, Thailand about seven hours from Surin. His Thai friend Nan … Continue reading Update on friend in hospital in Surin, Thailand.
Wow this has been a trip and a half. Ambulance picked him up in Siem Reap to transport to hospital in Thailand close to border instead of going to Bangkok. First hospital wouldn't take him.
Well this fellow American I think I told you about was in expensive private hospital. And he needed physical therapy because he had a stroke a couldn't move his legs . Or talk. Or eat. So he was moved to a hospital in Surin, Thailand, which is about three hours away from Siem Reap, Cambodia. … Continue reading Continuing saga of medical in Cambodia
When I first arrived in Thailand we were in Bangkok. Big city. Lots of traffic. Lots of huge shopping complexes. I couldn't believe the shopping. I am from San Diego, California and we have nothing to compare. Probably compared to Manhattan. As many people as Manhattan. Amazing. They have lots of transportation. Trains. Taxis motorbikes. … Continue reading Bangkok is really big.