Monthly Archives: January 2011

Phuket City Info

Posted in Phuket, THAILAND, TRAVEL | Tagged , , , , ,

The Isaan Dialect

A useful introduction to the North Eastern Thai Dialect with audio examples.

Posted in Culture, History, THAILAND | Tagged , ,

The Dalai Lama’s 2011 World Teaching Schedule

His Holiness the Dalai Lama gives teachings throughout the year at various times and in different places throughout the world.

Posted in BUDDHISM, TRAVEL | Tagged , , ,

Thai Language – Particles

A very good reference for learning modern Thai!

Posted in Culture, THAILAND | Tagged ,

Koh Samui – 30 years ago

30 years ago, there were no travel guides like Lonely Planet assisting travellers to find remote exotic islands. One knew about Koh Samui simply by word of mouth.

Posted in Koh Samui, Photography, THAILAND, TRAVEL | Tagged , ,

Ashes and Snow

“In exploring the shared language and poetic sensibilities of all animals, I am working towards rediscovering the common ground that once existed when people lived in harmony with animals. The images depict a world that is without beginning or end, … Continue reading

Posted in BURMA, Culture, INDIA, Koh Samui, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Wise Words on Happiness from the Dalai Lama

Published in the Hindustan Times, India, on January 3rd, 2011

Posted in BUDDHISM, INDIA, Mussoorie | Tagged , ,

Chao Luang (Rulers) of Lampang 1732-1925

Lanna states under Siamese tributary 1774-1899: List of Rulers of Lampang 1732-1925

Posted in History, Lampang, THAILAND | Tagged , , ,

The House of Many Pillars

This gallery contains 14 photos.

Baan Sao Nak (บ้านเสานัก) is an old unique teak house located in the quiet Northern Thai village of Baan Tha Ma O, Lampang – situated on Ratwattana Road on the north bank of the Wang River opposite the city’s main … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , ,

Lampang’s Horse Carriages

Lampang is the only town in Thailand that still has horse carriages as a means of transportation and hence has acquired the nickname of Muang Rot Ma (Horse Car City).

Posted in History, Lampang, Temples, THAILAND, TRAVEL | Tagged ,