Magic String Edventure - This ain't gonna be no vacation. Going deep in Asia

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by flyingdutchman177, Feb 21, 2019.

  1. radmann10

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  3. flyingdutchman177

    flyingdutchman177 Adventurer

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    While exploring some remote areas of Northern Laos, I come across this old lady and young kid on the side of the dirt road. I had not seen anyone in a while and she waves at me to stop.
    I pull over and she offers me some strange looking plants and speaks some words which I believe is a sales pitch.
    Check out the video the video to see how our meeting goes.

  4. OdyBandit

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    4A45B6E8-33CD-4F45-A951-0ACE9AAB4965.jpeg Ran across this today and thought of you Ed. Thanks again for sharing.
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  5. everready

    everready Stuck in Ohio....Ugh!!!

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    Sounds like a tough childhood. You must be incredibly strong!
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    RedDogAlberta High Plains Drifter

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    I'm spontanious. If I feel like tacos I have it. Tikka Masala? I go get it. How does one know what they're in the mood for two hours from now, never mind two days from now? I love my mother dearly but I no longer have to live with her.
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  7. flyingdutchman177

    flyingdutchman177 Adventurer

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    Somethings never change.
    While on the trip, I was not looking for a GF or anyone to spoil the Edventure of my ride, but I was still meeting people.
    I struck up a nice conversation with this girl.
    And we are in touch on Instagram......as friends.
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  8. Pete_Tallahassee

    Pete_Tallahassee Grampy

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    She's not your type.:fpalm
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    Bgunn Posible maƱana

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    She seems nice...The magic string is back!
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  10. locopny

    locopny Been here awhile

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    Its an Edventure...Keep on being you.

    Its good to have friends around the world...right?
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  12. flyingdutchman177

    flyingdutchman177 Adventurer

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  13. flyingdutchman177

    flyingdutchman177 Adventurer

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    HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I am so upset. I lost most of my photos and videos from this trip.
    Two things have happened.
    My SD card in my phone is not being recognized by any device - including my computer. The SD card seems to be corrupted. I need to find a way to get the photos and videos off the SD card.
    Second, some videos mysteriously disappeared from my SD card from my camera. Most of the stuff is still there but some of the stuff is gone and I didn't delete anything. Perhaps the vidoes are still there if I can extract it from the SD card.
    If you know how to do this, please send me a PM. (Please don't reply here to my RR)
    Thanks
  14. flyingdutchman177

    flyingdutchman177 Adventurer

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    I am spending my summer exploring and experiencing EUROPE!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I have rented a place in the Italian Alps, north of Lago di Garda for the entire month of June.
    In July, I hope to be out exploring Europe - destination unknown.
    August, I want to head down to the Balkins and the beaches
    September, back to CZ and Slovakia

    As part of my giving back philosophy, for all the people that have hosted me over the years, now it is my turn. You will be my guest.
    Send me a PM if you are in Europe. Let's have some fun in the Alps this June.

    If we haven't met yet, send me a PM and we can meet up

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  15. GB123

    GB123 n00b

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    The vids are great!!
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  16. johnnybgood8

    johnnybgood8 Been here awhile

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    I replied to you on fb page. Greetings from Serbia.
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  17. flyingdutchman177

    flyingdutchman177 Adventurer

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    Meanwhile, back in NOrthern Laos

    Interesting scenery and people around every corner

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    Do you think people really have anything to complain about here? And is anyone listening?

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    Checked into my first hotel. I needed a shower!
    Nice of them to let me park my bike in their lobby.
    Good thing as it rained HARD that night.
    I actually was wishing I was camped in a hut in a rice field.

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    I know I didn't complain when I was there.

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    Did I say Lao is my favorite country.
  19. flyingdutchman177

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  20. SmilinJoe

    SmilinJoe Been here awhile

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    Ed, you are looking right in your environment. This is the EdVenture we have been missing my friend. The ventures with your female companions has been nice but this my friend is the Ed we have come to know and admire. Finding someone to travel with you and enjoy this level of EdVenture seems difficult to accomplish. Maybe someday you will find that person. However my friend great to see you and about in the world doing your thing. Be safe and carry on my friend.
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