Monthly Archives: April 2010

“The monks are coming over”

Traveling from Chaing Mai, Thailand, Brooke and I headed to Luang Prabang, Laos, for about a week. Upon arrival, we found our guesthouse-Vilay Guesthouse-and settled there for three nights. On our third night, Vilay graciously invited us to a celebration … Continue reading

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Flight of the Gibbon

A gibbon is a primate found in Southeast Asian forests. There they swing about the trees using powerful little ape arms. While in Chiang Mai we were offered the opportunity to be part of a touristic adventure called Flight of … Continue reading

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Thai Farm Cooking School

A major action step on my Chiang Mai wish list has been learning about the food culture, and naturally, I couldn’t resist signing up for a Thai cooking course. Michael and I have tried our hand at various curries, Pad … Continue reading

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An Assault of Water That Never Stops!

We thought the Thai New Year was crazy on Day 1, Tuesday. But then, we realized that in fact the festival goes on and on. And what a better way to get involved with the festivities and see what the … Continue reading

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Things I’m Thankful for… in Chiang Mai

I’ll be taking a few minutes now to share a few of the greatest things about being in Chaing Mai. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but in no particular order, they include: The locals are so incredibly … Continue reading

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