Tom & Lori

Welcome to Thailand

The Grand Palace

Love those rented "permissible" clothes?

Monks at the Grand Palace

Just some of the detail...Grand Palace

Guardian in the Palace courtyard

Keeping things clean

Reclining Bhudda...Wat Pho

Children's art at the National Museum

Bangkok...the Venice of Asia

Elephant camp north of Chang Mai

Making friends

Ride 'em Elephant boy

Trekking Thai style

Pai Mountain Pai

Pai market

Happy Hour at the Golden Pai Mae Hong Son

Village hopping on the Pai River

Long neck (Padaung) village

Industry in the village

Resident...tribal refugee from Burma

Candy? Opium?

Youngsters continue the long-neck tradition

Store front in the village

Just a classic

Tribal refugees...members of the Karen tribe

A view of Burma in the distance

Vendors in Mae Hong Son

Mae Hong Son market

Elephant Conservation Hospital outside Lampang

Elephant bath

Wanalee, the elephant artist, her work and its new owner

Hospital patient

Traditional Thai spirit house

Chang Mai Night Bazaar

Relaxing at the Similiana Resort, north of Khoa Lak


News Report describing the damage at the Similan Beach and Spa Resort after the December 2004 tsunami. The article was found on

Europeans desperately sought relatives missing from holidays in Southeast Asia - particularly Thailand, where bodies littered the once crowded beach resorts. Near the devastated Similan Beach and Spa Resort, where mostly German tourists were staying, a naked corpse hung suspended from a tree Tuesday as if crucified.

Deserted beach at the Similiana

Sun, sand and palm trees...Thailand beaches

Happy Hour in our Similiana treehouse

Hat Tham Phra Nang beach

Roadside wat

Muslim stilt village

Sun dried fish snacks???

Beautiful Hat Noppharat Thara National Park

A more mundane moment in Lori's Thai massage