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Trip: Thailand

There are [4] stories from my trip: Thailand

On excessive heat, humidity, and the virtues of Thai massage...

THAILAND | Friday, 30 Apr 2010 | Views [1767]

I've experienced heat and humidity in other countries, but somehow it just seems thicker here, as though it has a presence of its own. Even when I sit in the shade enjoying a light breeze, it sidles up and sits so close that it touches my skin and ... Read more >

Tags: relaxation, sightseeing

Photos: Thailand

THAILAND | Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery

All photos taken by Colleen Finn
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Searching for Buddha...

THAILAND | Thursday, 29 Apr 2010 | Views [975]

I did run into Buddha several times today, and he wasn't wearing a red shirt. Instead, he was decadently adorned with gold leaf or carved from green jasper.  Buddha must've been a fancy guy. I began my leisurely search for Buddha by taking a boat ride ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, sightseeing

Sawatdika from Bangkok...

THAILAND | Tuesday, 27 Apr 2010 | Views [1551]

Here I am in Bangkok, after 20 hours of flying and continuous blessings from the travel gods (those fickle deities who at times wreak havoc with your travel life, and at other times see fit to bestow good fortune). This time I was blessed with a row ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles, sightseeing