Monday, December 27, 2004


Rick Von Feldt was in Phuket, Thailand on the morning of the Tsunamis that hit southeast Asia. This blog recounts his story - and the various interactions of friends, families and those affected by the event.

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Rick Von Feldt is an American from Topeka, Kansas. He has lived for the last five years in Singapore, working in the IT Industry. Rick is an avid traveler and hobbyist writer.

On Sunday, he headed to Phuket, Thailand for a 5-day holiday on the beach. Each year, he takes alone time to think about life and write an annual summary called his "Year in Review." This was to be his secluded holiday. Four minutes after his arrival to his beach hotel, the Indian Sea Tsunami hit – and what follows are his message back to his friends about his experiences with this horrific event.

(Note to the editor: The content here was written quickly – and not proofread. Please feel free to correct spelling and typographical errors – and cut excerpts as desired.” You may also feel free to allow readers, if appropriate, know that they can drop me a note at


At 11:25 AM, Blogger Yeah! said...

I can't imagine witnessing this, and being high enough above it to witness, then see the after affects, then assist people who were left homeless. Amazing journey! Michelle

At 5:32 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

amazing story, sir!

At 4:49 AM, Blogger east said...

Thank you, Rik, this is all need jobs...

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