Nomadic Notes - Travel Reads 13 March, 2020
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No new posts this week as I have:
a) been on the road, and
b) spending all my productive time on Twitter following coronavirus news.
I’ve been in Thailand this week, which I had originally planned to visit for a conference that has since been cancelled. In light of the escalation of COVID-19 I will go back to Ho Chi Minh City and limit my travels until further notice.
“In the Saugeais valley, there’s a tiny micronation with its own flag. It’s not recognised by the French state, but that hasn’t stopped locals from electing their own president.”
There’s A Facebook Group Of 30k People In New Zealand Who Take Photos Of A Local Cat Whenever They Meet Him (30 Photos)
“His Royal Majesty. Mittens the King. The King Of Wellington. Wellington Morale Officer. That’s just a few of the names that Mittens—the local superstar of New…”
Travel and COVID-19
“This post is a plea to take COVID-19 seriously for everyone, including those who are most at risk. Acting swiftly and comprehensively is critical.”
“Some people see the prospect of a deadly virus and a 14-day quarantine and run far, far away. Others see the deal of a lifetime.”
“Tourist hubs in Asia before and after the spread of Covid-19.”
Spotted in Bangkok. Too bad it doesn't work.