Chiang Mai 2012 February 24th 2012 Panorama View Above: Chinese Temple near Chiang Mai.
At the Borsang Umbrella Festival, a few kilometres east of Chiang Mai, not only do they hand paint the fans and umbrellas but they'll
also hand paint decorations on your T-shirt, jeans, cell phone or in my case (see photo) eyeglass case.
[See blog of January 2010 for video and photos of Borsang Umbre ... read more
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WHERE THE HELL IS JOHN D?
Points to Ponder:
Even change for the worse is preferable to no change at all. Tom Robbins.
When I listen to a person denigrating others, I judge the speaker. Let's hope everyone does. [Never judge someone by the opinion of another.
Better to judge the opinion-giver.]
A major source of misery is wanting things that contradict each other.
In the Vedas it's said, "Truth is One, but sages call it by many names."
Some of us prefer illusion to despair.
My first trip outside of... full info