I cannot believe this is where I lived, up until Sunday.
Early this morning, soldiers and armoured personnel carriers advanced on Silom and at Sala Daeng. Military crackdown is currently ongoing.
Update, 4pm: Most of the red shirt leaders have surrendered to police. In response, the arson and looting has begun, and swaths of Bangkok are on fire. This includes the Siam Square cinema, the Stock Exchange, Channel 3 news, the Klong Toei electricity building and many others. Twitpic of central Bangkok burning here.
Curfew just announced (4:10pm), citywide, from 8pm today through 6am tomorrow.
Born in Montreal, Canada, Jodi Ettenberg is a former new media and technology lawyer who quit her job after 5+ years of working…
With an emphatic shake of the head, I was denied my soup.
Tourists head to the Mekong specifically for the floating boat markets at dawn...
Only in Vietnam would negotiating a taxi fare include a road test.
I ate one of the best soups of my life in Mui Ne.
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Differences in daily life between Canada and Peru
Iquitos: the largest and most popular jungle destination in Peru
Madrid's Festival of San Isidro has morphed from a religious procession to a full scale arts festival