All posts tagged: #places

Best of 2019: Susanne Aspley

No Problem Thailand, 1990 After the all night train ride, I arrive in Bangkok at oh-dark-thirty. I rub my eyes, yawn, and immediately light a cigarette, along with most of the train car of travelers. A few minutes later, a train attendant comes with a […]

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Maxhutte Lost By Maddie Lock

“Hello, can you help me please,” I implore in my bad German as I skid up to a suited gentleman at a bus stop. He appears startled, and backs further onto the sidewalk. I’m on my Aunt Sieglinde’s garden bike, a sturdy three-speed with no […]

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Consider the Monk Seal by Melissa

On the southeast side of the island of Oahu, rests a sharp, well-demarcated rock terrace overlooking a semilunar shaped bay. The name of the bay, Hanauma Bay, from the Hawaiian words, hana and uma, literally, and somewhat redundantly, means curved bay. A steep, paved path rises from the beach, […]

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