Ao Nang, Hong Island, Koh Phi Phi Don

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Krabi is an access point to a cluster of offshore islands. Many of them are small, with no development at all except a possible connection to a national park system. The geology and the dive sites are the attraction as … Continue reading

Elephant Camp

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After much research and processing multiple scheduling considerations, we finally booked a half-day with elephants. Elephant camps are plentiful here in northern Thailand and there is a very evident serious conservation ethic. There are also elephant “shows,” more like a … Continue reading

Chiang Mai Flower Festival 2016

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This is the 20th annual Flower Festival. The Flower Festival has entered the Major Leagues. It is now a Very Serious and Important Festival. The past is minor league by comparison. We took up residence near the beginning of the … Continue reading

Silk Factory

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Among our meandering travels into and around Chiangmai, we’ve passed several “silk factories.” Not every one is an actual factory on site. More like a vendor selling both raw fabric as well as handmade and factory made apparel. But we … Continue reading

Ayuthaya

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Upon arriving in Bangkok on our minivan ride from the Koh Chang ferry, we discovered to our surprise that we only had an hour before catching a commuter train to Ayuthaya, about 70km north of the city. We had originally … Continue reading