Category Archives: Thailand

Slow Train to Nong Khai

After the heat, dust and chaos of Nakhon Ratchasima, I needed a break. A place where I could lie in a hammock and watch life lazily pass by. I packed up my scant possessions and hopped the local train to … Continue reading

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Eating my way through Khorat

Nakhon Ratchasima was a blazing 36 degrees Celsius when I disembarked from my train onto the sleepy platform of the tired station. A wall of suffocating heat in the midday sun. The walk to the guesthouse was an assault of … Continue reading

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Bangkok and I – Reaching a Compromise

Bangkok wears me out. She is brash, loud, sour and chaotic. The sun is heavy and the air soiled. By the end of a morning of simple walking, my skin and eyes and feet cry for relief. She is that … Continue reading

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Ayutthaya’s Ghosts, Familiar and Forgotten

My final batch of photos hail from Ayutthaya, the massive sprawl of modern and ancient city just north of Bangkok. Once a thriving capital of the Thai kingdom, a beacon of intellectual and artistic development, and a bustling center of … Continue reading

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A Farang in Lampang, Thailand – Photo Slideshow Posted

To complete my limited circuit of northern Thailand, I stopped in Lampang. At first glance, the city appears to cater to tourists, the streets of the central old city patrolled by horse-drawn carriages. Yet it’s also a city that doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Going with the Flow of Life in Phrae, Thailand – Photos

This last foray into Northern Thailand I jumped far off the tourist circuit, rolled the dice, and ended up in Phrae, a town short on sightseeing and farangs, but full of real life and friendly Thais not yet jaded by constant … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai Photo Slideshow

Another bout of illness and fibro flare, another chance to browse through my photos from Thailand. This next batch comes from Chiang Mai, the northern Thai city almost every visitor to Thailand raves about. I also like this relatively relaxed … Continue reading

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