A Buddhist Sunday – Lions, Snakes and Dragons

Along most temples in Asia, you will find strong animals to protect the site. Sometimes there is one on each corner of the building, but more common there is a pair guarding the entrance, and in some cases snaking along the sides of the stairs. They can be out of stone or metal, and can be…

Summer rain and winter depression

Summer rain feels different where ever you go. In Thailand the rain cools down and the water alleviates the sensation of the sunburn and as long as the rain doesn’t go hand in hand with thunder, it is an excellent time to go to the beach and have a swim. The beach will be deserted…