Helpful, Stranger?

After getting a little lost while hiking back from a Buddhist ceremony in Khun Sap village, North Chiang Mai, Thailand, this extremely kind (and tired) man took us volunteers into his home and fed and hydrated us all. He didn’t have much but what he did have, he gave to us. It really didn’t seem to me like there was such a thing as a stranger in these parts.

As I said before, the people in those hills are some of the best I have ever met.

Mr. Pat.

I met this (alcoholic) gentleman while volunteering on an organic farm in Pang Term village in the hills of northern Chiang Mai province, Thailand. Although you can tell different from his expression in this shot, he was mostly always smiles and always wanted to help (and hug) the volunteers on Mindful Farm.

The people in those hills are some of the best I have ever met.

The King Is Dead…

Long Live The King.

On Oct 16 2016, King Rama IX of Thailand the longest ruling monarch in history, passed away in Bangkok hospital after a long drawn out illness. Since then, the whole country has been in mourning and will continue the mourning process for up to one full year.

It has been beautiful to see the Thai people come together in respect. This photo was taken during a fun day hike in North Thailand’s Chiang Mai (Doi Suthep National Park) with a couple of my punk friends that I had met a few months previous. A fitting tribute.

Wat Po, Bangkok.

People give offerings and Wat Po Temple.
Wat Po temple is a Buddhist temple located close by the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Apparently, this is where the royal style of traditional Thai massage was originated. A fantastic complex filled with pagodas and over the top decoration. It is also home to the giant golden sleeping Buddha.

Ok so, I figured that before I start publishing all my work from my travels, I should probably post my last favourite shot from before I decided to sell my life and head out into the world. This is a shot of one of my very best friends taken in Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland. The largest walled park in Europe (whatever that means). Shots like this make me miss home.

Our Large Park.

Ok so, I figured that before I start publishing all my work from my travels, I should probably post my last favourite shot from before I decided to sell my life and head out into the world. This is a shot of one of my very best friends taken in Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland. The largest walled park in Europe (whatever that means).
Shots like this make me miss home.