Palm reading, otherwise known as palmistry or chiromancy, is practised all over the world, but you have to be lucky to find a skilled hand reader. I was lucky to find one while visiting Chiang Mai on a holiday. His name is Dennis and he has been doing it for 15 years and originally learned about it in Mexico (although he is American).
Arriving in San Pedro was by no means a surprise because I had no expectations for neither San Pedro nor Guatemala. San Pedro de Laguna is a relatively small village (although not as small as I could wish for) on the shores of Lake Atitlan. It has 13.000 inhabitants spread out on the hillside. Obviously [...]
[Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] In February and March this year, Tina and I decided to do CELTA courses with ECC in Chiang Mai. During our courses (we did the CELTA separately on two consecutive months) Tina and I kept an audio diary of our experiences. You can listen to [...]
[Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] In Tina’s last week in Chiang Mai, we went to Sabai De Ka Thai Massage to do a one day oil massage course with a lovely Thai lady called Kloy. We had a really memorable day and wouldn’t hesitate recommending it to others. You can [...]
[Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] Tina and I have just returned from the meditation retreat organised by the Wat Suan Dok Monk Chat program in Chiang Mai. The retreat groups depart from Wat Suan Dok at about 2pm every Tuesday. You can listen to the ‘Meditation Podcast’ Tina and I [...]
We don’t usually use our blog as a sales channel, but as this motorbike has featured in several of the website posts and podcasts, we made an exception My Honda Phantom is in excellent condition and about 2.5 years old. It’s been a perfect way to explore northern Thailand. I bought it for 66,000THB a [...]
[Download MP3 | Add to iTunes | Subscribe to Podcasts] It is coming to the end of the dry season, and Chiang Mai has just been subjected to several weeks of intense heat, hardly relieved at all this year by Songkran (the water festival). It has been so hot that I have started to find [...]
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