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Baan Tong Luang - Identifying the various tribes.

July 20th, 2011 | No Comments

Here are representative members of the four hill tribes seen in my Baan Tong Luang video.

Getting Scammed in Bangkok

June 17th, 2011 | 1 Comment

The tour guides and tuk tuk drivers in Bangkok are obviously involved in some sort of racket involving gem shops, as well as tailors.

A Visit to Doi Kham

May 24th, 2011 | No Comments

Wat Phra That Doi Kham is the beautiful temple that overlooks Royal Park Rajapruek. Any visit to the Royal Park should include a trip here.

Rajapruek - The Royal Garden

May 6th, 2011 | No Comments

This is one of the finest, and largest gardens anywhere. And it was built for a single expo in 2006.

The Mae Klang Waterfall

April 29th, 2011 | No Comments

Nam Tok Mae Klang is the most visited waterfall in Thailand. It's quite easily accessible, being just inside the park entrance of Doi Inthanon National Park.

Ho Phra Keo, Museum or Vat?

March 20th, 2011 | No Comments

Ho Phra Keo's status as a Vat was revoked after losing the Emerald Buddha.

Is the Bobae Street Market the Cheapest in Bangkok?

February 24th, 2011 | No Comments

Western travel guides will usually mention other "must see" street markets in Bangkok; Bobae is smaller and often overlooked.

What Kind of Device Is That?

January 22nd, 2011 | No Comments

The strange, high-tech probe in the museum case has what almost looks like a golf club head on the end. No...it couldn't be, could it?

Science and the Explorer

December 20th, 2010 | No Comments

How I think science relates to exploration.