monks | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Thailand-Bangkok-Wat-Pho-Reclining-Buddha

I looked up the definition upon returning to the hotel. Memory: the process of encoding, storing and retrieving information from the outside world that reaches our senses in the forms of...

Carriage House at Wat Xieng Thong

After the final packets of biscuits and dollops of sticky rice had been dropped into the monks’ pots during Luang Prabang’s daily alms giving ceremony, I followed the saffron robed procession...

Giving alms to monks in Luang Prabang Laos

In the grainy gray light just before dawn I stole from my suite at the Luang Say Residence and walked the silent streets of Luang Prabang to witness Binthabhat, the daily...

Best part of the day - petting a four-month old tiger cub

As our tour bus drew nearer the Tiger Temple, our guide briefed us on the do’s and dont’s of interacting with the big cats. “Any necklaces must be removed. Red clothing...