Wat PhraThat Phanom

Honored at Wat Phra That Phanom

Yesterday I received an honor which I am told is a first for a farang (the Thai word for foreigner)...

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Chinese Thai Buddhist Festival Features Major Body Piercings

Every year during the ninth Chinese lunar month, Thailand’s Chinese community celebrates the...

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Side-Tripping to Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

Is Khao Sok Thailand’s Jurassic Park? I have been wanting to visit south Thailand’s Khao...

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Sad Times for Tonsai Beach   Unlike the superbly performed  Ellen Burstyn film, this tragedy...

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Phare, the Cambodian Circus, Needs Your Help

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KAMPOT IS KOOL!

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An Angkor Wat Sunrise and So Much More–Part 2

Note:  The actual sunrise was covered in part 1 of this story.  In case you missed it, you can...

Angkor Sunrise

An Angkor Wat Sunrise and So Much More

After several days of working inward from the most outlying areas of the Khmer Empire, it was time...

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Exploring Angkor Wat: Angkor Thom

  Angkor Thom is a large city of 9 km² within the enormous Angkor Archaeological Park...

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Exploring the Temples of Angkor Wat–Day One

Angkor Wat is a destination where a little research beforehand will greatly serve you.  I have...

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Honored at Wat Phra That Phanom

June 28, 2015 Wat PhraThat Phanom

Yesterday I received an honor which I am told is a first for a farang (the Thai word for foreigner)...

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Chinese Thai Buddhist Festival Features Major Body Piercings

January 27, 2015 piercing 1

Every year during the ninth Chinese lunar month, Thailand’s Chinese community celebrates the...

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Side-Tripping to Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

January 21, 2015 Khao Sok

Is Khao Sok Thailand’s Jurassic Park? I have been wanting to visit south Thailand’s Khao...

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Requiem for a Dream

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Sad Times for Tonsai Beach   Unlike the superbly performed  Ellen Burstyn film, this tragedy...

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