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Food in Chiang Mai 3: Khao Soy

In Travel, Food, Thailand by tony9 Comments

    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony, January 2013, updated March 2016 Articles in the series on food and restaurants in Chiang Mai are: 1 Akha Tribal Food, 2 Pho Vieng Chane, 3 Khao Soy, 4 French & Italian Restaurants, 5 Airport Plaza, 6 Update. Another article is about What Travel Costs in Chiang Mai, part of another memorable series. …

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In praise of Indian mangoes

In Travel, Food, India by tony3 Comments

Featured photo: Movie poster at Jubilee Hills Check Post, Hyderabad    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony, December 2011    They gave me a mango at breakfast in Chiang Mai, in northern Thailand, in the boutique hotel where I was staying. The mango was beautifully presented in Thai style: two halves on the plate with the seed removed. The halves were cut …

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House-sitting in northern Germany: Where we live

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       Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony 14 May 2015   Trip: Europe, April to December 2014. House-sitting near Großenkneten in Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), April to June 2014.     Our house is a typical German two-family house, with both upstairs and downstairs. The house is relatively modern with an older section somewhere downstairs. The plan and construction (red …

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Our first house-sitting assignment with strangers

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     Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony 14 May 2014    Trip: Europe, April to December 2014. House-sitting near Großenkneten in Lower Saxony or Niedersachsen, April to June 2014.    Today is Sunday. We arrived two weeks ago. Settling into Lower Saxony near Großenkneten has been a strange experience. We’d had a couple of days in Paris and in Hamburg before …

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Food in Chiang Mai 1: Akha Tribal Food

In Travel, Food, Thailand by tony2 Comments

     Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony, January 2013, updated March 2016     Articles in the series on food and restaurants in Chiang Mai are: 1 Akha Tribal Food, 2 Pho Vieng Chane, 3 Khao Soy, 4 French & Italian Restaurants, 5 Airport Plaza, 6 Update. Another article is about What Travel Costs in Chiang Mai, part of another …

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Dubai Postcard

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Featured Image: Looking down from the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony, 16 October 2012 My postcard series is idiosyncratic. The postcards are short descriptions of travel and places, but there is no theme or rhyme or reason. They are short snippets about things that you might not have heard about or experienced otherwise. The series so far …

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Boudhanath Stupa Postcard, Nepal

In Travel, Nepal by tony3 Comments

Featured Image: Boudhanath Stupa    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony, 11 March 2013 My postcard series is idiosyncratic. The postcards are short descriptions of travel and places, but there is no theme or rhyme or reason. They are short snippets about things that you might not have heard about or experienced otherwise. The series so far are: 1 Boudhanath Stupa, Nepal, …