…when the bottom drops out, people get hungrier and more desperate. And along comes a salesperson…
I’m not sure why the scene makes me smile so. This is Chatuchak Market in Bangkok, Thailand. It is part state fair, part pop-up store, part hardware store, part flea market. 15,000 […]
The names of Thai people stretch into the decades of letters, and are often unpronounceable to foreigners and, indeed, even amongst themselves.
Suddenly, just like that, we’re on the downward slope of our time here. A handful or two of months. A bushel of weeks. The clock is ticking insistently. With the dwindling weekends […]
One advantage of jet lag is being able to to wake up easily for things like the Tsukiji fish market tuna auctions in Tokyo. They only allow 120 people per day to […]