Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sunset, Chao Phraya River

I don’t go to the river much, typical excuse is the throngs of tourists at the central piers. Glad I was on the river as the sun was setting, some amazing scenery.

Posted in Landmark, photographs, Sightseeing | Tagged | Leave a comment

Medical Exam Passed- No Victorian Era Diseases

To renew a work permit or Visa in Thailand, you must pass a medical exam. The logic of requiring a long term visitor to the country to be deemed ‘healthy’ is easy to understand. The logic of testing for leprosy … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Farang | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Bangkok Eating: A Food Alley

Food is everywhere in Bangkok. Correction- great food is everywhere. In restaurants, open air ‘shops’, stalls and on the sidewalks, you’re never far from some really good Thai food. This is a picture of an alley in Ari, loads of … Continue reading

Posted in Food & Restaurants | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Small Street, Big Activity

As you wander around the streets of Bangkok, you see the cliches, like ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ and ‘big things come in small packages’. Many of the small streets- called Sois- are where you find the homes, … Continue reading

Posted in Bangkok, Culture | Tagged , | Leave a comment