Mister Eclectic (howeird) wrote,
Mister Eclectic

November 9, 1989

This is the 25th anniversary of the start of the Berlin wall coming down. This was the day the Soviets declared they were done with the wall, and did not stop people from whacking away at it.

I was on vacation in Thailand, overnighting in a hotel at Laem Ngop (Frog Harbor) and had seen the news on TV and in the Thai language newspapers. The next morning I got onto a boat headed for Ko Chang (Elephant Island) where I had a reservation for a few days at a beach bungalow. Also on the boat were a pair of drop-dead-gorgeous German women, early 20s, world travelers. They had not seen the news, and when I told them, they were very angry that someone would play such a joke on them, and when we got to the bungalows they refused to have anything to do with me.

Until 2 days later, when the English language newspaper arrived. And then they invited me to join them on the clothing-optional beach.

  • Wash Plant

    After breakfast and un-setting the trap & putting kibble out, it was time to try to find the Vegas Wash. Followed the map to E. Rochelle and hit…

  • Wash expedition is a wash, two cats returned

    After breakfast I hopped in the car, took Tropicana to Durante to Flamingo and turned on Stephanie instead of going straight. Ended up back on…

  • Internet down, halibut fishing, feeder news

    The internet died around 12:30 am, livingroom lights were stuck on, bedroom lights off. Used bathroom lights which are not internetted. Cox chat…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded