Archive for October, 2007

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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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