life through the lens
I travelled on the back of a pickup from Battambang to the Thai border, sitting on rice sacks with bags of live grasshoppers as company, in October 1999.
50 Thai Baht
Ubon Ratchathani - I stayed with the family of a Thai friend of mine living in London - I met Pen and Chorchai while there
Temple in Ubon Ratchathani
With my friend's parents, Ubon Ratchathani
Wat Mahathat in Thailand's first capital, Sukhothai
Temple remains at Old Sukhothai
Buddha at Wat Mahathat, Old Sukhothai
Wat Sa Si, Old Sukhothai
Old Sukhtothai, a lovely place to hire a bike and wander around
The earthquake damaged Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai
The umbrella village of Baw Sang, near Chiang Mai
Jong Kham lake, Mae Hong Son
Looking down on Mae Hong Son, with Jong Kham lake in the middle
A village of the Hmong tribe, on a 4-day Hill Tribe trek from Mae Hong Son
Hmong children wearing traditional jackets - Hill Tribe trek
Nui was our guide on the trek - Hill Tribe trek
Shower time - Hill Tribe trek
Eating sticky rice from dishes cut from bamboo - Hill Tribe trek
Wading through the river - Hill Tribe Trek
Posing with the very drunk Karen chief in a village where we stayed - Hill Tribe Trek
In traditional Karen dress - Hill Tribe trek
The Padaung tribe, Burmese refugees also known as the Long Neck people - Hill Tribe trek
More info on these people here
Cooking food inside bamboo on the Mekong riverside, Chiang Saen
The Golden Triangle, where the borders of Burma, Laos and Thailand meet.
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