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Trip: Chiang Mai Moments

There are [3] stories from my trip: Chiang Mai Moments

Card Games

THAILAND | Wednesday, 9 Apr 2008 | Views [736]

I jump into the back of the red truck. A young, shoeless boy sits huddled in a corner. I great him, he stares, then mumbles his greeting before directing his attention to some cards in his hands. He places the cards on the bench seat, slapping the ... Read more >

late night treats

THAILAND | Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | Views [713]

I round the corner while popping a hot coconut milk ball (khnom krok) into my mouth. The sidewalk is empty, the market to my left gated and silent. There is still one shop, gates thrown wide open, light spilling onto the ... Read more >

Chiang Mai Moments

THAILAND | Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | Views [636]

I have been in Thailand well over a year now. As I face the end of my ESL teaching career, and a transition from someone who lives here to just another tourist (marked by the new stamp in my passport I have to get next week), I have decided to ... Read more >