The biggest adverse condition i face here in SE Asia is the scorching SUNLIGHT. Well, also dogs chasing my bike and potentially biting me or causing me to crash. I know that i'm not just being a wuss, as lots of patients with dog bites would come to the Mae Tao Clinic. And just what … Continue reading Taking Fashion another Step Backwards
OK, so i arrived on Saturday, and bought a 2ndhand bike on Sunday afternoon. Had work done to it, bought things like panniers etc, then took off on Wed morning. I'm vaguely going south, and rode about 48km 80km out of Bangkok today to Samut Samutsongkhram. The good news is only one breakdown, and one dog … Continue reading And she’s off!
I fled winter in China for northern Thailand, where I was volunteering at the Mae Tao Clinic. MTC was started in 1989, BY refugees from Burma, FOR refugees from Burma's civil war, and it's still going strong. Its beginnings were simple, as concerned people -- Dr. Cynthia Maung and others -- just tried to find solutions for an … Continue reading Acupuncture at the Mae Tao Clinic