Isaan – the small stories 6

Isaan – the small stories 6

In my last post HERE , A Day in Chiang Mai, I said that my next story would be about the following day on this trip, which we spent in Chiang Rai. However I must be getting more Thai because having sat down at the computer to write that post I have ended up doing...
A Day in Chiang Mai

A Day in Chiang Mai

For those of you who have been regular readers of the blog this post is mostly a repeat of places we have visited together before, although with updated information and photos. For newer readers this story will be of interest if you plan to spend some time in Chiang...
A Day with the Monks

A Day with the Monks

I am so embarrassed. This is my second wat orientated post since I said I wasn’t going to do any more! My excuse is that this is a story more about a day travelling around the countryside with a van full of monks than the wats themselves so I hope you forgive me...
Cost of Living

Cost of Living

Updated 11 Feb 2016: Updated 22 December 2015: The petrol prices here dropped again last week and unlike Australia, where the government keeps prices artificially high with a heavy tax slug, we get the true benefit of low world oil costs: Updated on 22 November 2015:...
Wat Pha Nam Yoi

Wat Pha Nam Yoi

I finished my last post describing the Ubon Ratchathani candle festival and more HERE with the words “On the way about 70 km out of Roi Et we spotted this chedi on a hill and decided to have a look. I know that I am yet again being wat obsessed but trust me this...