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Long Live the King

If we managed to tear our eyes away from the circus act that is the U.S. Election 2016, this week in other headlines, we learnt of the death of the Thai king. I read this news item with interest, as I … Continue reading

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Thailand and Myanmar

Most trips to Thailand start in its capital, Bangkok — the city of contrasts. High-rises are cheek-by-jowl with elegant red-tiled old buildings. There are as many beautiful golden Buddhas as there are  “working girls” in every direction you look. The two faces … Continue reading

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Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, tucked in the hills of northern Thailand, offers a small-town ease that is a welcome respite from the craziness of Bangkok. We started our stay there strolling down the streets, watching monks passing by, taking in a Buddhist … Continue reading

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