Archive for 2007

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Prison Spa Pampering and Tears of Fire

Photo by Lee Starnes

Photo by Lee Starnes

Sawadee kaa! So… I’m here in Chiang Mai enjoying the last few days of my stay here, for now.

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Hello Lady, Buy Something

Monkey at Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

I’m writing you this email sitting at a quiet internet shop in downtown Chiang Mai, and I’m just after having the best avocado sandwich ever… I spent a couple of hours at an organic café earlier today, sipping fantastic mint & honey lassi and reading a very interesting book about the origins of traditional thai medicine – my idea of how to best spend a hot and sunny day off :)

I’ve been back in Chiang Mai for five days already, after my beautiful and interesting visit to Cambodia. Perhaps you remember, going to Cambodia was very much a spur of the moment thing, and it was a very lucky one too!

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Next: Siem Reap

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Sues’day, friends! Here’s another one of them travel reports for you all :)

I just decided to go to Cambodia! I’ll be flying out at sunrise tomorrow. I’m getting better and better at this spontaneity thing ;) I’m planning on spending five days in Siem Reap, visiting Angkor Wat and… what else? I don’t know yet, so if you have any ideas or recommendations – please feel free to share them with me!

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Waterfalls and Buddhas in Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang, Laos

Buddhist temple in Luang Prabang, Laos

Sabai dee, friends! I’m back in Chiang Mai again, after a wonderful week in Laos. Going there was very much a spur of the moment thing, and it turned out to be a very good one. Berit (my Austrian friend from the Tai Chi course) had to go there on a visa run, and I was very happy when she asked me if I wanted to join her. I have to admit that I knew almost nothing about Laos before coming away, but on the other hand it was a new and rewarding experience to travel somewhere totally unknown, without expectations and plans.

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Turning Bodies into Bamboo

Napamaytanidol Chedis, Doi Inthanon

Napamaytanidol Chedi, Doi Inthanon

Here’s another little travel report for you!

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Please Throw a Garbage in a Bin

Rubbish bin made from recycled tyres, Thailand

A cool rubbish bin made from recycled tyres

Sawadee ka! Since many of you have been asking for it, here comes the first of several ‘travel reports’.

Don’t you just love the sign in this picture?! Thailand is the land of smiles, in so many different ways :)

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Core Values

Our core beliefs adhere in our core consciousness, coloring every mental activity. To really change our consciousness requires giving up these unquestioned beliefs by changing how we feel in our hearts.

— From Ayurveda and the Mind by David Frawley

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Happiness is Always There

Papaji

Happiness is permanent. It is always there.
What comes and goes is unhappiness.

If you identify with what comes and goes, you will be unhappy. If you identify with what is permanent and always there, you are happiness itself.

— Poonjaji

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What Lies Within

What lies before us and what lies behind us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Dragons & Treasures

Our deepest fears are like dragons guarding our deepest treasure.

— Rainier Maria Rilke

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