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Poy Sang Long

There are experiences in this life that makes me wonder a while later if they really happened. The Poy Sang Long Ceremony, celebrated by the Shan, or Tai Yai people of Myanmar and Northern Thailand is such an experience. Every … Continue reading

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Payathai Crossing

Little more than a kilometer north of the glitzy shopping malls in downtown Bangkok, Siam this and Siam that and the slightly overcooked Central World, along the heavily congested, six lane Payathai road, reality comes roaring out of the forest, … Continue reading

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Quiet but not peaceful

Bangkok is very quiet these days. It’s as if the city is trying to understand what happened, and how it can live with this for the future. And what will the future be anyway? This is a nation that is … Continue reading

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Truth Today?

So, the prime minister gave them an offer, met them halfway and compromised: New elections in November, which is six months from now. And the leaders of Thai Rouge kept on thinking about this offer all day yesterday, and in … Continue reading

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Thai Rouge

These are interesting times, so I’d better take some notes to be able to remember for the future… what it looked like from here. The reds are occupying Bangkok, or at least parts of it, I’m in infamous Pattaya and … Continue reading

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