How To Avoid A Beat Down At The Danish Bar Billiards Table

Those little candlesticks on the pool table? Apparently they're supposed to be there in Denmark. Don't move 'em.

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  • EVO: We're still between seasons, here at The Opportunistic Traveler's podcast, but still have plenty of unreleased audio to share with you while we work on Season Two content.

  • SHE: When we were in Denmark, we noticed two things: Beer is expensive, and their version of pool is really, really strange. Here's our friend Jens, a Danish national who's lived in Thailand the last few decades, explaining how it's played.

  • [bar billiards explained]

  • EVO: You also heard Steve, the Australian, and Neil, the Englishman. (At least I think thats' who they were. I can't hear, as you've heard.)They're all long-term expats who made our time in Thailand special. Thanks fellas. And thanks to you, our listeners. We'll be back next week. Cheers from... China? Yeah, probably still China.

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