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Monday, August 3, 2020
Coffee Museum: World wide ways to make coffee
Lily likes coffee. There are many ways to make coffee. Various countries and regions prefer various methods. Over the years we've seen...
Friday, November 1, 2019
Nathaniel's Nutmeg - Giles Milton - book review
" Nathaniel's Nutmeg " is a vivid and gripping story about the search for the spice islands and about the struggle to get ...
The last king of Burma and the last emperor of India (2/2) The Last Mughal - William Dalrymple
William Dalrymple - The Last Mughal Dalrymple describes the events surrounding the great uprising in India from an original perspective,...
The last king of Burma and the last emperor of India (1/2) The Glass Palace - Amitav Ghosh
The British used to ban defeated and deposed rulers from their colonies to other countries. This way they prevented them from becoming a m...
The Monk Of Mokha - Dave Eggers - book review
A fascinating book for those who - just like Lily - love coffee and culture. It is a blend of the American dream, the history of coffee an...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Cats and dogs
In general you can say that cities are feline territories, and the countryside is canine territory. That is why in Asia, when you take a w...
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Travelogue 2019, Episode 4, Canapy walk and Khmer Temple
It took some effort to get up and start moving again. I had to return to Bangkok after all. The first stage was a short one: to Trang by bus...
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Travelogue 2019, Episode 3, Destination reached: Satun
Our final train ride southbound was to Hat Yai, the biggest Thai city south of Bangkok and an important transport hub. For Malaysia Hat Yai ...
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Travelogue 2019, Episode 2, Beaches and Lakes in South Thailand
We went further down south. We visted two beaches and two large lakes. We seldom go to beach destinations, now twice, on the northern part o...
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