Monthly Archives: August 2005

2005/ Entry 4: Bangkok and Bang Boh, Samut Prakarn, my old Peace Corps site

Monday, August 1, 2005 Back to Bangkok for a few days. Silvia, Uli and I did a little wat (temple) visiting today. We first went to Wat Pra Keo. As we were on our way there, we were stopped by … Continue reading

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2005/ Entry 3: Chieng Mai

Chieng Mai July 27 Ach came by early today and took Silvia, Uli and I to see Doi Suteep, a temple on a mountain just north of the city. We looked at the 330-some-odd stairs and started to climb! Actually, … Continue reading

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2005/ Entry 2 Chieng Mai, Thailand

Despite the run-down status of the Thai railway system, at least the first class that I experienced, it was still a nice trip up here. I recall in the late 70’s treating myself to first class passage after working in … Continue reading

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2005/ Entry 1 Return of the Non-native

┬áTHAILAND 2005/1- Around Bangkok ┬áSo here I am. The flight was uneventful and long, but surprisingly went by faster than I thought it would— 16 hours and 45 minutes! The food and service on Thai Airways, even for us “economy … Continue reading

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