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A Day of Photography in Chiang Mai

A Day of Photography in Chiang Mai

To mark our return to Chiang Mai, I am writing a post that I should have written a year ago, when we were last here. That’s when I took these photographs. It’s not as if many words are required. I’m just a lazy blogger! A little over twelve months ago I participated...

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2013: Our Year of Travels with Photographs

2013: Our Year of Travels with Photographs

A summary of our 2013 travels with photographs and a (temporary) return to the world of gainful employment As we head full on into 2014, it’s the time of year when we look back on what we’ve been up to in 2013. Yes, blog entries have been a bit thin on the ground but...

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Chiang Mai’s newest attraction: Art in Paradise

Chiang Mai’s newest attraction: Art in Paradise

The world’s largest 3D art museum is in Chiang Mai: Art in Paradise Yesterday we visited Art in Paradise which opened here in Chiang Mai last month. Their strap line is ‘Be Fun. Be Active. Be Creative’ and it claims to be the worlds largest 3D art museum and is a...

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Sawadee Kaa Chiang Mai! Ching Ching

Sawadee Kaa Chiang Mai! Ching Ching

Did we (well Mark) say "our final month in Asia"?! ..... Well, my motto for one is "never say never" and after 2 months in the UK, we find ourselves back where is increasingly becoming our second home, Chiang Mai. In truth, we've been here almost 2 months now and are...

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From Thailand to Russia in Under an Hour and Back to Cambodia

From Thailand to Russia in Under an Hour and Back to Cambodia

18 January to 24 February 2012 ...Well that's what it felt like anyway as I'll soon explain! After returning from Burma and spending a day or two in Bangkok sorting ourselves out we felt the need to chill out a bit. I realised we're not going to get much sympathy on...

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Fasting and Flooding on Ko Phangan

Fasting and Flooding on Ko Phangan

20 March to 04 April 2011 So with Mark and his parents trekking in Nepal I decided to indulge in a little "me time" in the form of a detox and a bit of yoga on the southern Thai island of Koh Phangan. For a long time I've been fascinated by what an "extreme detox"...

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Holiday with Mum and Dad (by Kirsty)

Holiday with Mum and Dad (by Kirsty)

28 April to 10 May 2010 Playing a bit of catch up here as I have been politely reminded of an important omission in our blogs - our recent holiday with Mum and Dad. I've also been meaning to put up some photos for a while now. For those that don't know, Mum and Dad...

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Bangkok & Chiang Mai: Tear Gas & Water Fights

Bangkok & Chiang Mai: Tear Gas & Water Fights

11 to 14 April 2010 We had an interesting arrival into Bangkok early on the morning of 11th April ... The "Red Shirts" have been camping out in Bangkok for about a month now and up until this point everything had been peaceful, almost with a festival atmosphere but...

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Thai Beach Bliss

Thai Beach Bliss

From Langkawi we took another boat and bus to Trang on mainland Thailand and from there to the small island of Koh Mook. I can’t believe we are both getting on all of these boats after our previous near-death experiences …

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Elephants Galore

Elephants Galore

Just before we left Thailand we visited a couple of places where elephants like to hang out! One was located just outside Chiang Mai and called Elephant Nature Park and here they do a sterling job in providing a sanctuary and rescue centre for mistreated and abused...

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Thailand Time: River Kwai and More

Thailand Time: River Kwai and More

Firstly sorry for the lateness of this update. I guess I could say I have been busy but 1) I wouldn’t insult your intelligence and 2) it isn’t true. So after leaving India we headed to Bangkok but instead of heading to our usual haunt of Khao San Road (basically the...

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A Few Thoughts on Life in Chiang Mai

A Few Thoughts on Life in Chiang Mai

We are settling into life in Chiang Mai very nicely and a routine is starting to emerge. It goes something like this: we set the alarm for 7am and Kirsty gets up and microwaves a cup of tea and coffee (although I haven't been having my coffee for the past few days...

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