I used to look at a map and type the names of random capital cities into Expedia and check airfare prices. That’s how I once found a $550 ticket to Berlin from Alaska. I didn’t plan to have sex in Germany or sex in Poland, but I thought I might get lucky. Berlin wasn’t Tokyo […]
Archives for August 2016
Hirosaki Castle, Day 9 Read the book!
When I was 24 I went to Guatemala. I had no reason for going besides the ticket from Alaska, where I was finishing another two-week hitch in the oilfield, was cheap. I flew into Guatemala City, a city that I read is a shithole, so I would taxi it to Antigua. A man at the […]
I went to Cambodia to renew my visa. Zucchini, my girlfriend, who you already know if you’ve read the skateboard across Japan saga, accompanied me. We’ve been reunited in Thailand for three weeks now. From my apartment to the airport takes 30 minutes with no traffic. At midday it took two hours. “I told you […]