Category Archives: Thailand

Encountering the Buddha (Expat Week #056)

Truth is truth no matter what religion it comes from. ~Patricia Rotman   Moving to India, I had some expectations. I expected a lot of time to explore the inner workings of my soul and put to rest much of … Continue reading

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Face Art (Expat Week #044)

I have never been aware before how many faces there are.  There are quantities of human beings, but there are many more faces, for each person has several.  ~Rainer Maria Rilke I am powerfully drawn to human faces, drawn to … Continue reading

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Thailand: Chinese Museum (Expat Week #042)

Everything you can imagine is real. ~Pablo Picasso   Anek Kuson Sala, also known as the Chinese Museum, was the last temple we visited prior to heading back toward Bangkok. It is more museum than temple. It honors the unique … Continue reading

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Thailand in Review (Expat Week #041)

Bangkok has him now, and she’ll never let him go. ~Tattoo Joe from Hangover 2 Besides the memories of an adventure in an exotic land, the one other thing I hoped to bring back from Thailand with me was a … Continue reading

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Koh Samed, Thailand (Expat Week #040)

Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes. I would say a private paradise in the Caribbean. If you want culture and class, I would say Tuscany. If you want exotic, I would say Bangkok, Thailand. ~Robin Leach … Continue reading

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Bangkok Temples (Expat Week #039)

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them? ~Gautama Buddha I have grown accustomed to life in third world countries so my trip into Bangkok did … Continue reading

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