Holiday For Dicks & Ill-Timed Sneeze

Season 2 - Episode 23

This week’s episode is a bit of a horror show. Creepy Buddhist temples. Nearly drowning during Songkran. And the terror of too many apricots and an ill-timed sneeze. It’s a weird one!

Things are getting busy here at ShEvo Studios, as Evo’s picking up a few podcasting clients. Hooray for additional income! And hooray for the new podcasts he’s helping to launch. We’ll talk more about them in the coming weeks, obviously.

We have two travel stories to share on today’s program, one about recent trip to Chiang Rai and one from England:

1. A Holiday For Dicks

Music credit: Upbeat Forever by Kevin MacLeod

Last week was Songkran and we made our way to Chiang Rai in northern Thailand to take in the festivities. And by “festivities”, we mean a three-day state-sanctioned country-wide water fight. Smart people leave the country. But no one ever said we were smart. And we took in two of the strangest attractions in all of Thailand. What a weird country we live in.

2. Ill-Timed Sneeze

Music credit: Squinch Machine by Kevin MacLeod

Tony C Smith is starting a new podcast -- Your Remarkable Adventure. To get himself ready for adventure, he’s getting fit, working out, and eating way WAY too many dried apricots. One ill-timed sneeze, and he has quite a story to tell.

And that’s the show!

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Special thanks to Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com for the songs used in this episode.

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