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Down East Maine

Mostly photography of towns along Route 1 Maine – the coast of Maine, the Saint Croix River and north towards the Canadian border. One of America’s oldest highways, originally built as a Post road from Boston to Portland and beyond. I lived on Route 1 in Calais, Maine, located on the Saint Croix River, from […]

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Angkor Thom – the city wall

Angkor Thom City Wall – Prasat Chrung (corner temples) The city wall of Angkor Thom is perfectly square  and 3 kilometers from one corner to the next, with a moat surrounding the entire wall. There are four corner temples called Prasat Chrung and five gates.There is a trail at the top of the wall  that […]

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Buddhist Heaven & Hell Garden

Wat Mae Kaet Noi – just a short drive north of Chiang Mai, looks like an ordinary upcountry Thailand Buddhist temple from the road. The main temple buildings, monks wandering around the temple grounds, lay people paying their respects and consulting with the monks, also seem to be very ordinary. But fairly soon after you […]

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Bicycle Touring in Northern Thailand

1. Beautiful and varied terrain – flat plains, rolling hills and some difficult hill climbs available. The Northern Thailand area is used as a winter training location by many road cyclists and it is easy to understand why. There are many road conditions and many small paved roads in the countryside that have relatively little […]

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