Mtn Biking in Kathmandu

We test drove our mountain bikes to see if we had to make any adjustments before we left the bike repair shop.  We rode out on the narrow streets of Thamel dodging people, scooters, taxis and rickshaws.  I was very nervous because we were headed out to the rush hours of Kathmandu and I’ve seen how …
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Life in Pai

The evening in Pai is very peaceful. The owner of our bungalow goes to town with her VW vanagon to set-up her stand to sell toys every evening.  It’s amazing how the Thai people are very business minded people.  It’s also impressive on how hard working they are in maintaining their businesses.  The Charn Chai …
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Muay Thai Day 1, 2

We woke up at the usual time, around 6:00 am and it’s always cool in the morning in Pai.  I can smell the burning of the field.  Every evening, we can see a fire line on the mountains near by.  It’s a controlled fire, must be to clear the bushes not sure if this happens …
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Good Morning Pai

Life is good here, now that we have checked into Good Morning Pai bungalows.  We checked out of Pai Walking Street Guesthouse not sure of what we will get next after the no-water, no-flushing toilet, no-toilet paper, no-fresh towels and no-cleaning experience for three days.  Feeling concerned, we checked out another place called Hotel Pailifornia …
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Muay Thai Training Camp

We drove into a dirt parking lot and got a view of where we will spend most of our day next week.  We’ve signed up for a one week Muay Thai Training Camp in Pai starting Monday. Yes, as soon as I saw the open fight ring and the number of people at that gym …
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Day in a Life

We learned a Thai word, “kòp kun” and it means “thank you.” Jetlag is strange this time around.  We noticed that we are waking up an hour more each day, no matter what time we sleep.  On Wednesday, the day we came we were up at midnight!  The next day, we were up at 1:00 …
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Chiang Mai Sausage

“Sai Oua” or herb sausage is a delicious delicacy from Northern Chiang Mai.  The sausage is often seen at the market being grilled or displayed ready to eat in long coils.  Sai Oua are sold by kilograms and often cut in smaller pieces to devour immediately while it’s warm.  It’s sold almost every where in Chiang Mai …
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