Between Places

Thailand

Nong Khai and Yoga

Nong Khai and Yoga

No words could do justice to Nong Khai, Thailand. No pictures could do the job right either. It’s a place for the inner soul to appreciate. It does not appeal by outer beauty, although it does sit beside the Mekong…

Slow boat down the Mekong River

Slow boat down the Mekong River

Laos, 75% of the population lives under US $2 a day. With roughly the same size of UK in Europe, or the state of Utah in the USA, there are only 6.8 million of Laotians. Right beside Laos, there is…

Sa-Wa-Dee-Ka, Kob-Kun-Ka

Sa-Wa-Dee-Ka, Kob-Kun-Ka

After a most wonderful tropical Christmas on Ko Lanta in southern Thailand, we were getting near the 30-day stay limit in Thailand while we still had to take the last shot of Rabies vaccine at Bangkok’s Red Cross. We can…

Ko Lanta in the Andaman Sea

Ko Lanta in the Andaman Sea

I fumbled the book because there was no choices. The resort we were staying literally was kicking us out. The Christmas was nearing. The hotel room price was going up every night. At where we were staying, the room had…

Krabi, Thailand

Krabi, Thailand

Krabi town itself is not such a charming town but we found it quite OK with the night market and cheap quality restaurants. (May & Mark’s Kitchen beside the night market is a must try) We walked by the river…

Train ride to Krabi

Train ride to Krabi

There are three options in terms of transportation to get ourselves out of Bangkok: bus, airplane and train. I have long fancied the old fashioned train travel on the tracks that the old British empire built, but had not had…

The Thai Gentleman who Traveled to 77 Countries

The Thai Gentleman who Traveled to 77 Countries

By the time we finished our 2nd round of vaccination shots with Red Cross in Bangkok, we were in this mega South East Asia city over 10 days. The first couple days we stayed with Mile Map Hostel in the…

Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis, Rabies…

Typhoid, Yellow Fever, Japanese Encephalitis, Rabies…

I was in front of the window 5 in a grand building. The ceiling was high, the corridor long and outside a water fountain and lots of very green trees occupied a big yard on the busy street of Bangkok.…