I'm in Mae Salong right now. It is incredible!! I first have to update about past cities first. PAI Like I said earlier, it's a hippie town with an abundance of reggae, western bars with live music of American cover songs by Thai people who don't know the words and so forth. It was a … Continue reading More of Pai
So much has been happening and it's difficult to find time to sit down and update! I will try my best with bullet points. Sorry if I repeat because the days sort of mush together. - Went to Doi Suthep, a very famous beautiful temple in the mountains. Learned and was inspired by Buddhism. - Went … Continue reading
The Thai people call foreigners "Farang". It is a bit of a derogatory term here even though the Thais are generally very kind, welcoming, accommodating, smiley, and nonconfrontational. I usually feel like I stand out and can immediately be pointed out as a foreigner, but when I was walking by myself around town I felt like … Continue reading Farang or no?
We have some down time now. We are waiting for our friends to get back from lunch and we are going to go to the Chiang Mai University Art Gallery. It would be fun to see what campus life is like here. Speaking of college students, Beca and I went to a local bar. We … Continue reading
I guess I'm not as good as updating this as I thought I would be. I'm writing plenty of notes in my journal (the one that Brecken gave me for Christmas!). I'll write some bullet points. First day: Flight to NYC Stayed at Steph's place in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the predominately young progressive fancy-dressing art kids … Continue reading