Isan food comes from NE Thailand. I am so glad there is a great place to enjoy super spicy larb kai and other larbs right across the street from the Ramkhamhaeng University in central Bangkok where I have been fortunate to teach for one month each year! https://www.eatingthaifood.com/isaan-food-ramkhamhaeng/ A central Bangkok add-on to an ongoingContinue reading “Spicy-hot Thai Isan food near the University”
https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/thailand-community-tourism-intl/index.html This website helps us to find good ways to experience Thailand from a different perspective that raw tourism and mere commercial entertainment.
I’m planning for upcoming trips to Karachi Pakistan, Shanghai, Bangkok and farming areas in central Thailand, and the Philippines in the southern areas of Siquijor and Bukidnon, at least. Looks like I’ll be taking CHLOROQUINE in the foreseeable future. I must avoid malaria (and dengue) at all costs without going paranoid. I must do moreContinue reading “Malaria Info by Country”
For future reference in Bangkok: Museum of Floral Culture This is one of Bangkok’s gorgeous surprises. The creation of Thai floral artist Sakul Intakul, the museum is for flower and nature lovers and those with an interest in Thai flower culture. It features exhibits of important floral cultures from civilizations across Asia suchContinue reading “Bangkok, Museum of Floral Culture”
THIS ARTICLE provides useful information about some fantastic, off-the-beaten-track places to go in the Philippines. I already had my own list of places for reclining and recreating in the Philippines, but this list adds several new and astonishing ones to the mix. CLICK HERE
This is an 8-minute documentary that I produced for the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) several years ago. Re-edited (from 15-min to 8-min) and finally put online!
I am happy and grateful to receive a 2017-19 Fulbright FLEX grant for doing research at the American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic (AUCA). My research project is develop and write an “indigenous” curriculum for higher education and creative practice at AUCA, in the nascent Department of TV, Cinema and Visual Arts. In doing my researchContinue reading “KYRGYZ REPUBLIC: A Fulbright grant”
I am re-editing some documentary projects that I produced years ago in the upland forests of Mindanao, Philippines. My son says my style as a filmmaker is antiquated and extinct, and he is probably correct, but it’s my best effort and hopefully achieves some level of mindful simplicity in an online context.
DEEPAK CHOPRA Meditation Session I like to listen to audio of the session without video.
Pinoy Kollektor HERE is a link to a fascinating educational web presentation of historical photographs and information about Tobacco in the Philippines. Good for comparison of Blogspot and WordPress too.
http://news.yahoo.com/venomous-snakes-harbor-deadly-brain-swelling-virus-210958870.html Fascinating story, possible horrible. Is the potential for mosquito mayhem a further ramification of global warming? As I understand the problem, an increase in mosquitos is the result of the winter cold snap not being sufficient to wipe our last year’s crop of the critters, so they keep getting bigger and more problematic forContinue reading “Skeeters or Snakes?: You have to pick your poison”
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/want-to-live-to-100–sleep.html This article was an interesting read, in my view. It’s time to put everything in balance.