...I'm as nervous as hell. I've never done this before. Playing live is one thing, I've got pretty confident doing that, but with a microphone in front of me, it's completely different. Luckily, the Cannabis boys keep plenty of the good stuff around, so I take a few hits on a spliff, and that relaxes me a good deal... http://rawsafari.com/blog/playing-cannabis-krabi-thailand/
...These magnificent buildings were once richly crusted with actual gold, but unfortunately an army of avaricious Burmese came over in the late 1700's and set the whole city ablaze, to melt the gold into lumps they could more easily take home with them... ...Ayuthaya, Thailand, two temples present a stark historical contrast. Wat Tha Ka Rong is a bustling modern complex, something between a strip mall and a church...
Like Chiang Mai, in Thailand, Quito has become a very popular place with the nomad expat crowd, and after spending a few days here, it’s easy to see why. Low cost rent. Great, cheap restaurants… http://rawsafari.com/blog/salsa-dancing-street-skeletons-quito-ecuador/
This photo hangs above the stage at The Northgate Jazz Co-op. (Chiang Mai, Thailand.) Yep. That’s the King of Thailand playing the horn. The King was known to be a keen musician and photographer in his youth. He probably took the picture himself with a timer. So, that would make this a royal selfie... http://rawsafari.com/blog/hot-nights-cool-jazz-chiang-mai-thailand/
It’s always a bit weird going to temples as an atheist. On the one hand, I can really appreciate and enjoy the beauty of the structures and art, but on the other hand I can’t help feeling a bit perplexed by the whole thing... #thailand #photos #travel http://rawsafari.com/blog/wat-a-day-chiang-mai-thailand/
...There is welding equipment all over the place, and the artists are all clad in protective overalls and home made masks that protect their faces from sparks. Noi shows us around proudly. There are steel horses, elephants, monsters and mutants... http://rawsafari.com/blog/metal-menagerie-chiang-mai-thailand/
"...Now this is good art. You can see what the fuck the picture is about" he huffs. "The political themes in the abstract work are interesting though" I venture. "Sure. Politics. Well that's another thing. I almost got shut down twice in the last few months. I hung some work that someone didn't like, and the next thing I know, the army show up here..." http://rawsafari.com/blog/arty-jam-chiang-mai-thailand/