Thailand is the land of ‘nice’. The people are, generally speaking, gentle, hard-working and hospitable, with hands folded in the traditional greeting, “sawadee ka”…hello, welcome and goodbye.
I have been to Thailand three times in my life. Once with my family when the children were little in 1988, and two other times, in 2001 and 2005. Lao was added to the latter trips. A new frontier, and a step back into tradition from Thailand’s newfound hustle and bustle.
This is a travel log revisited for my friends at intothesoup.com for their upcoming radio show in which yours truly will be interviewed about my experiences there. Sawadee…
Village gardens in Luang Probang, Laos
Along the Mekong + Monks at one of over 70 Buddhist Temples in Loang Probang.
Coconut shredder~Chang Mai, Thailand
ping pong eggplant + durian fruit
The art of food garnishing. Bangkok.