Monday, March 19, 2007


If I had a choice of a month in Paris or three days in Thailand right now, I would choose Thailand. And this never happens.

I have a crazy itching for Asia, for dark humidity and sweat and curvaceous script and beer with condensation and overhead fans and the foreign.

I'm sure they have a cream for this itch, or I could scratch it. Is there anything worse than needing to run away while your feet are planted firmly on the ground?


Blogger surfercam said...

Come to the Goldie instead - cheaper, closer, just as hot and the beer is just as cold.

4:36 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

i've been having asia cravings too...the smells, the foreigness, the organised chaos of it all.

7:16 PM  
Anonymous horace said...

Oh, no! Paris every time. especially at that ratio!

8:24 PM  
Blogger Cibbuano said...

Paris is probably interesting if you're morbidly wealthy, but Asia is the perfect place to get lost and feel like you've severed your lifeline.

I love that feeling of not knowing what's going on.

9:28 AM  
Blogger Julia said...

LOL SC! That's a different kind of trip...

Sarah, knew you'd understand.

Horace, you need to understand my mindset.

Cib, Paris doesn't have to be expensive. The "feeling of not knowing what's going on" - yes.

They serve different purposes, and what I need is definitely the latter.

9:44 AM  

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