The Southwesterly monsoon winds and rains have more-or-less reversed course as they do every year around this time, meaning it’s officially the start of the new tourism high season in Southern Thailand (typically lasts from the end of October until … Continue reading
Earlier this month, I paid the 48th and final installment of a car loan I obtained four years ago for my 2002 Nissan NV Wingroad [sighs with relief].
After our higher-perspective at Khao Chong Krachok hill in Prachuap Khiri Khan city, we set our bearings southwest, to the Thailand-Myanmar border checkpoint of Singkhon, a small border crossing, also known as the Singkhon Pass (Daan Singkorn ด่านสิงขร in Thai) A strategic and … Continue reading
An increasingly common cultural and tourism PR buzzword echoing across the kingdom these days is ‘Thainess’ (in Thai, “kwam bpen Thai” ความเป็นไทย) – an abstract concept referring to the various unique characteristics that define the Thai people and their rich … Continue reading
This latest sleep – during the planet’s turning from August 7 to 8 – featured two vivid dreams in which I visited Thailand’s neighbor: to the west Myanmar. The first dream was a rural scene, seemingly somewhere near Yangon…
Last night’s / this morning’s vivid dream was at first set at night in the middle of a shallow part of the ocean, near land, seemingly down here in the Andaman but yet even perhaps in the South China Sea? … Continue reading
For the month of September, the Siamerican had to have some things on his motor vehicle fixed, and so opted to move to a fully-serviced and fully-on-the-fossil-fuel-grid apartment near his office. The expense of accommodations is three fold his normal … Continue reading
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Video Log update about my four day weekend and a strange dream this morning…. … Continue reading