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As a lotus flower is born in water, grows in water and rises out of water to stand above it unsoiled, so I, born in the world, raised in the world having overcome the world, live unsoiled by the world Continue reading
My brother and sister, with their respective spouses, were in town recently en-route to Laos, stopping over in the Big Mango for a few days. Us guys had a boys night out at Rajadamnern Stadium, watching the Muay Thai fights Continue reading
The girlfriend and I have recently come back from a couple of weeks in Laos, taking advantage of some cheap air fares from Bangkok, and some good hotel deals. Of course, there is always a reason behind those good deals … Continue reading
Last weekend I went on a photo-walk with the “Bangkok Photographers” Facebook Group round the Bang Sue community ( Google maps) in the north of Bangkok near the well known Chatuchak Market. Nestled between the railway tracks and a couple of … Continue reading
costly ornamental building with no practical purpose, especially a tower or mock-Gothic ruin built in a large garden or park.
One of Thailand’s more eccentric moneyed class was Lek Viriyaphant, the creator of the Ancient City and the Sanctuary of Truth in Pattaya, and also the Erawan Museum on the outskirts of Bangkok.