By Tamara Sheward
During this irreverent traveller's story, twenty-something hassle magnets wreak havoc throughout Southeast Asia as they try to flee the crushed course. From a extraordinary stumble upon with a Xena-obsessed lodge clerk in Thailand to a stoned flight on a crumbling Russian airplane in Laos, Tamara Sheward takes a wayward trip throughout the underbelly of Southeast Asia so usually neglected by means of conventional trip writers.
Peppered with swindlers, drunkards and uber-hippies, undesirable Karma places backpacker tradition during the wringer.
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Die Ärztin runzelte die Stirn und warf wieder einen Blick in die Akte. "Laut diesem Unfallbericht hier haben Sie die Feuerwehr gerufen. " Sie reichte ihm den Zettel, der so dünn und durchsichtig war wie Butterbrotpapier. Marc sah auf und war noch mehr verwirrt, als er ehrliche Besorgnis in ihren Augen zu lesen glaubte. "Moment", sagte sie zögernd. Ihre Wangen wurden rot, und das Blatt in ihren Händen begann nervös zu zittern. " 8. Kapitel Das ist unmöglich, dachte Marc. Völlig unmöglich. Er konnte die 112 nicht gewählt haben.
Wir leisten hier Pionierarbeit, und dafür sind wir auf der Suche nach Menschen wie Ihnen. " Marc schluckte und fühlte sich so wie vor sechs Wochen, als sein Schwiegervater ihm persönlich die grauenhafte Nachricht am Krankenbett mitgeteilt hatte. " "Überlegen Sie doch einmal selbst", bat Bleibtreu. "Wäre es nicht schön, wenn Sie morgen früh aufwachen könnten, und der erste Gedanke würde nicht Ihrer toten Frau gelten? Nicht dem Baby, das nie zur Welt kam? Sie hätten keine Schuldgefühle mehr, denn sie wüssten gar nicht, dass Sie das Auto gegen den Baum gelenkt haben.
Das sind Sie immer noch. Ich habe Sie eben am Schwimmbecken erlebt. " Er nahm die Hand wieder weg, doch Marc spürte ihr Gewicht weiterhin auf seinem Oberschenkel ruhen. " Das Kristall klirrte wieder, als prosteten sich zwei Geister höhnisch zu. Marc bemerkte erst jetzt, dass sein Rücken schweißnass war, obwohl der Innenraum angenehm temperiert war. Wieder griff er sich nervös an den Verband im Nacken. Diesmal ließ er die Hand auf dem Pflaster über der juckenden Wunde liegen. "Nur mal rein hypothetisch gesprochen", fragte er mit belegter Stimme, "Ihr Experiment?