Travel to Chiang Rai Thailand

After a wonderful couple of weeks in the camps I travel to Chiang Rai Thailand A French girl and I rent a motorbike and have a wonderful day exploring Chiang Rai and the surrounding area. First we visit Wat Rong Khun (The White Temple).  This temple is unlike any temple I have ever seen. Wat Rong […]

Karen Refugees -Their Plight + Story of Survival

Karen Refugees -Their Plight + Story of Survival Mae La is the largest of 10 refugee camps along the Thailand Burma border.  They are made up of ethnic minorities (primarily Karen refugees) fleeing atrocities and ethnic cleansing by the Myanmar (Burmese) Military government. Read my story about visiting the Mae La Refugee Camp + Karen […]

Mae La Refugee Camp -Mae Sot Thailand

Mae La Refugee Camp -Mae Sot Thailand  -It worked out to volunteer at Mae La Refugee Camp near Mae Sot Thailand, which is the largest of 10 refugee camps along the Thailand Burma border. I lay on my back beneath a broad black sky, pierced with trillions of brilliant stars. Bunches of them clustered together […]

Volunteer in Pattaya, Thailand

I was able to Volunteer in Pattaya, Thailand and although short it truly was eye-opening and an experience that, I would not change for anything. Heading to Pattaya I went back to Bangkok where I connect with Lena again! (: We follow a connection Dawn Suwaratana gave me and take a bus with a goal to volunteer […]

Visiting Thailand – Land of Exquisite Street Food and Beautiful People

Visiting Thailand – a Land of Exquisite Street Food and Beautiful People… Lena (who I met in Siem Reap) and I decided to travel by bus to Thailand together.     ~A quick word on booking Buses in Southeast Asia~ Most hostels in Southeast Asia will book buses for you – for a commission which, of […]