Wat ‘You-Want’

Bangkok – Or ‘Wat You Want, You Get’ Bangkok has a lot of Wats (temples). In fact, Bangkok itself is a huge Wat. Because it has everything to suit all kinds of travellers. The gourmet, the shopper, the party-animal, the religious, the cultural-ist, the hedonist, the backpacker and […]

Smoke Gets In My Eyes

… a 130 year old institution goes up in a sea of flames The other night, I heard that (horrors!) Kanda Yabu Soba  was ravaged and completely destroyed by a big fire. I was there last Feb and was looking forward to going back again this may, with the rest […]

Happy Bintan-Kelong Trip (3)

When Bellies Are Full, So Are Spirits The friends got ready to leave the kelong at 2pm. Because they had taken 4 hours the previous day to cover the distance, they decided they should start early so that they wont miss the boat. (Which would be the last […]