Tag Archive: Thailand

A Brief Stopover in Bangkok

The people who jostled for space in front of the gates of Bangkok’s Grand Palace, shortly before opening time, were entertained by a rather sturdy Thai woman with short hair, and a no-nonsense attitude.… Continue reading

3 Nights in Bangkok

Uncertain if I wanted to spend any time in Bangkok on my recent visit to Thailand and Cambodia, I thought it wise to only spend a tentative 3 nights, as a last brief stop at the tail… Continue reading

Chiang Mai – A Crossroads for Travellers

I am caught up in a maelstrom of noise, human bodies, traffic, and air pollution. Fighting against the tide in search of pockets of peace leaves me emotionally exhausted. My lungs feel as… Continue reading

I See A Red Moon Rising

As the clouds drift apart to reveal a ruby grapefruit moon hanging just above the horizon, I pull my knees into my chest and wrap my shawl a little tighter around my shoulders. There… Continue reading