Posted by: facetothewind | January 3, 2010

From Bangkok to Chiang Mai

Spent our last day in Bangkok, wandering the covered markets. Fascinating places. I found that wearing a plumeria flower on my ear made people smile and disarmed them as I photographed them. Here’s the photo of the day.

lady in BKK market

Managed to get some photos before my brand new disk failed – maybe the humidity or the curse of the fire hydrant lady I was photographing. Very frustrating.
BKK market

Took the overnight train from steamy Bangkok to cooler Chiang Mai.
train station

Arrived refreshed and ready for Chiang Mai which seems like a HUGE breath of fresh air after a week in Bangkok with the stifling heat, crowds and air pollution. Chiang Mai is the place where there are probably more foot masseurs than feet.
foot massage

Sebastian and I met with Larry Hermsen and my friend Dianna from Pai for a walk in the Sunday night market. Lots of trinkets and crap and some interesting faces…
man night market

We met with the tailors who are sewing the wardrobe. Pix soon.

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  1. Yes, dying to see the clothes! So do post pix when you can.

    Did they virtually strip-search you at the airport? Unbelievable how all the sheeple over here are all in favor of it. Just unreal. Is there nothing these people won’t submit to for a false sense of security??


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