Random Thoughts

Wat Pho & Wat Arun – Bangkok

A few days before heading back to California Rotchana and I decided to do a little sightseeing at a couple of the temples in Bangkok. Temples are called Wat in Thailand and the two we went to see were Wat Pho & Wat Arun. Wat Pho was our first stop for the day. This temple […]

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Back to Isaan

My first trip to Rotchana’s village up in the Isaan area of Thailand was back in July. The rice season was in full swing and everywhere you looked there were green fields of rice. We headed back to the village this past week and it was quite a different look. The green fields are all […]

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Fishing – Bangkok

Rotchana’s son Foi turned 15 back on the 31st of January so I took him down to one of the local fishing supply stores and bought him a full setup of gear. I know he enjoys fishing, but he never had any decent equipment. He’d make up a pole out of some bamboo and wrap […]

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Dream World – Bangkok

A few days after arriving back in Thailand, Rotchana and I took her son and niece to an amusement park in Bangkok for the day. The park is named “Dream World” and has several rides and attractions. It’s not Disneyland, but there is quite a bit to see and do. We spent most of the […]

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Is It Really Winter?

Yesterday I thought I’d take advantage of a rare opportunity to drive up over a couple of Sierra passes that are normally closed by now. Winter storms normally move in during November, drop a bunch of snow, and the roads over the passes close down until late Spring. Not this year. There has been very […]

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