abandoned sandals

by Stormfish July. 27, 2016 2201 views
my abandoned sandals on a street in bangkok, thailand

bangkok, thailand, june 1991

these birkenstock sandals I had worn for two months while backpacking through indonesia, singapore, malaysia and thailand. they had done a very good job to carry me through dust and mud, but finally the were giving in to the neverending road. so i bought new ones for the reminder of the trip.

being aware that they still could be worn for lighter duties and people around me rarely seemed to have shoes at all, I decided to leave them right on the street near the bangkok market where I bought the replacement. in a sentimental mood, I shot this "good bye" picture of them before I walked on.

i wonder if they are still worn today.


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David Parr 4 years, 1 month ago

Aw you romanticm I bet you write poerty too.vxxx

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Stormfish Replied to David Parr 4 years, 1 month ago

indeed... though, my wording skills are a bit rusty since a decade or so... 😉

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Jay Boggess 4 years, 1 month ago

Very "generous" of you!
At first I thought it might have been a case of "divine rapture".....(((grin)))

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Stormfish Replied to Jay Boggess 4 years, 1 month ago

well actually, It was... I just looked away one moment, distracted by some traffic turmoil on the other side of the street, and when I looked again... - they were gone.

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Jay Boggess Replied to Stormfish 4 years, 1 month ago

Hahahahahaaaa.........Hope your old sandals are liking their new inhabitants!

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Marilyn Grimble 4 years, 1 month ago

Love Antonio's remark - Someone will have made good use of them ...

4 years, 1 month ago Edited
Stormfish Replied to Marilyn Grimble 4 years, 1 month ago

let's face it... you are in love with angil anyway... ;-/

4 years, 1 month ago Edited
Marilyn Grimble Replied to Stormfish 4 years, 1 month ago

Haha - he's the dearest of men - and my husband adores Teresa, his wife!
Hope we meet up with them again next spring. About time he came to France!! Mx

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Antonio Gil 4 years, 1 month ago

athlete's foot anyone? :-)) Just kidding.

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Stormfish Replied to Antonio Gil 4 years, 1 month ago

sounds like a disease... iewwww, he got athlete's foot, better put him on quarantine! ;-)

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