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Turning on the flame.

English: Turning on the flame.

My mom is a successful restaurant owner. She immigrated to the United States over 30 years ago. Before that, she owned one of the top three restaurants in Thailand. 81 more words


"We are Going to Ratchaburi, Okay?" "Okay!"

We were just planning on going to Nahkon Pathom for the day. We, being three of the other Western teachers and I. I hadn’t been into the city yet and there were some wats we wanted to see and explore. 760 more words


Volunteering at The Little Farm Friendly Project

This is really way overdue! I’ve been trying to get this post up but the WordPress app crashes everytime I want to upload photos. It’s been pretty frustrating because of all the backlog but I have no choice. 1,166 more words



Three hours from Bangkok by train, Ratchaburi is in some ways a typical central Thai regional centre. Surrounded by lush green rice fields, it sits on a bend on a sleepy river, bissected by the rail line on which rusty old trains rattle to and from Bangkok several times a day. 130 more words

The bats

Ratchaburi’s most compelling attraction, although still surprisingly little known outside the city, is its astonishing batcave. In one of the karst outcrops that erupt suddenly from the fields a short drive outside the city, six million bats nest in a cave system, emerging each night in a continuous stream for some forty minutes, wave after wave forming intricate rippling patterns as they emerge into the sky. 40 more words