Sometimes, with guests, we gather "out front" at the table shown here. We can see people passing by. (The wall/gate with lights can be seen just to the right.) Thai people are very friendly on the whole and in this rural area everyone knows everyone. Often people on the road stop for a chat. "Bi Ni" means "where are you going?" "Bi Delat" is often the reply i.e. go to market.
HOME June 5th 2009 Some of you have asked where we actually live i.e. home. Here are a few pics of our home and surrounding area. ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Rayong A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
Joseph here from Thailand (again); I have been back and forth between Canada and SE Asia a few times and am provided some pics of my time here as well as in Canada. I retired from the Federal Government in Ottawa some years ago and have taken to traveling as my new "job". ... full info