Life Goes On

3,041 words by 3 writers in Bangkok, Yangon & elsewhere

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Travel, Life Goes On, Revolution

In the middle of a "Soft Military Coup"

by Charlie Grosso

Bangkok — “I’m sorry Ma’am but I don’t have you on this flight tonight. Do you know your ticket number?” As it turns out, I am not on this flight to Kuala Lumpu to Kathmandu. I am on the flight tomorrow night. This is what happens when you buy your plane ticket at 5am, with two hours of sleep in you, having just spent the night being a sympathetic friend about his problems with another woman - having made ...

Life Goes On, friendship

You won't need me anymore.

by Charlie Grosso

Los angeles — You held on when I insisted on disappearing. Your friendship came out of nowhere, most unexpectedly. You held my hand via emails and texts and became my secret keeper. Your eyes saw the first draft of...

Travel, Trains, Life Goes On

Her face says it all.

by Charlie Grosso

Yangon — She can’t be more than 15 years old. I would guess for her to be even younger than that, the hair clip she wears is normally worn by younger girls. I had a pink one just like it when I was 5. In a t-s...

Solo Travel, Life Goes On

So long, traveling pants

by Nidhi Dagur

Ubud — I bought my pants in Stanley beach in Hong Kong six months ago. You know, the color printed, loose, comfy kinds that are made in Thailand and sold at an exorbitant price elsewhere in the world. They...

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