I enrolled in a Thai cooking class to learn some of the local techniques.
There is an art to mounting an elephant.
The Sanctuary of Truth, Prasat Sut Ja-Tum was presents seven creators through carved wood sculptures. Heaven, Earth, Father, Mother, Moon, Sun & Stars.
The Sanctuary of Truth, Prasat Sut Ja-Tum was created not from hubris but from goodness drawn from religion, philosophy & art.
Fun songs. #Alcazar Cabaret
Having my hands wrapped before sparring. #Sor Vorapin #Muay Thai
Second only to the King, the number one symbol of Thailand is the venerable elephant.
A night on the town ended with me trying to ride a mechanical bull!
Detailed sets! #Alcazar Cabaret
My coach is five feet of pure ass-kicking! #Sor Vorapin #Muay Thai
This was taken at either Wat Phra Chetuphon, more commonly called Wat Po, or The Temple of The Dawn, Wat Arun.
Carved Buddah at The Sanctuary Of Truth.
They’re much bigger in person than you may think from the pictures.
My mother came to visit, she & I spent a lazy afternoon on a trek through the woodlands on elephants at an Elephant Village/Sanctuary where they put on a show as well.
To celebrate New Years 2004 I packed up and moved to Thailand! I spent what would be the winter holidays for most, in the tropical beach paradise of Pattaya. After a few days I’d found what would be my new home for more than a year.
Low Ridwer bikes were on display at a car show near the MBK mall in Bangkok.
In between rounds of hitting the pads #Sor Vorapin #Muay Thai