Tag: Chiang Rai

I couldn’t imagine being caught in such a downward spiral that I had to sell my children. It’s certainly not what you hope for when your baby is first placed in your arms. You take one look at their angelic face and Read more >
I’m not sure why sometimes it takes me so long to write about certain places I have been to. Over a year ago I visited Baan Huay Kee Lek, an ethnic Akha village perched on the top of a mountain Read more >
I had forgotten what happens at 6pm every evening in Thailand. The breeze gently blew my hair back as I soaked in the balmy evening and the city of Chiang Rai slowly drift by from the comfort of my tricycle Read more >
“Kem, Kem, kem” My students and colleague, Jintana, waved their hands in front of their mouths and giggled. I knew what they were saying.  Craig and I had given them vegemite to try the week before and they shouted the Read more >
I share my recent trip to Thailand on our latest travel podcast episode I talk about Why I was in Thailand and who I hung out with A great walking area of Bangkok and “suburbian” sight seeing tour What makes Read more >
Chalermchai Kositpipat, the Thai artist  who created this strange mix of old traditional Buddhism with modern art hopes that the White Temple in Chiang Rai will eventually be on the Must See List. Not the Must See List of Chiang Read more >


A Big 5 Safari in Kruger National Park

We rounded a corner and there in the road essentially right in front of us were the painted forms of a pack of wild…