Raining cats and frogs!

Well, the luxurious part of our journey is proving less and less so by the minute! Our lovely friends Dave and Michelle, otherwise known as ''Hewitt & Hewitt' - the 'Saatchi & Saatchi' of Scabinillas have joined us here in Chiang Mai and it has not stopped raining!  Frogs abound and I'm forcibly unimagining the…

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Here’s Andy!

Well, we've moved uptown and Andrew seems to have drifted in the opposite direction! ! I thought this journey would be geographical but it has started to become emotional too! 'The Lola Boys' are splitting up! Well for a week, at least!  A planned week-ish......... Who knows where we'll meet again -but I do believe Vera…

Chiang Mai.

What an enchanting city. An atmospheric eclectic  melange of Thai, Burmese, Chinese, Indians and various other expats all rubbing along (and sometimes off!) together. Oh yeah, did I mention  there's also the odd Russian?  Although I'm slightly nervous about pointing out that fact since an ominous black tuk-tuk, with tinted wing mirror, has been shadowing…

On The River Ping (Pong)!

After my hideous Russian experience, Andrew and I made our way through Chinatown to the riverbank. There I met a monk in need of spiritual guidance, and, having consumed more spirits then most, I felt I was the perfect candidate to advise. Sadly he would not listen - and insisted pink and orange robes can…

White Knuckle Shuffling!

Well, after a cab ride that made Lewis Hamilton look slow, weaving and speeding causing skid-marks everywhere - even on the road - we got to our plane. A smart 'AirAsia' jet emblazoned with the slogan 'Everybody Can Fly' - they were correct, at least this time. There were a few bumps which caused some…