This morning I woke with the chickens. The chickens and my friends Nee and Mint on our pallet bed, beneath a crisp new red mosquito net. Rays of sunshine eagerly peaked through the cracks in the wooden walls, accompanied by the sounds of the morning. Slow footsteps. Chirping birds. Clanging dishes. I can’t remember the… Continue reading My Stay at a Karen Village in Northern Thailand (with Video)
Category: Video Interviews
Interview with Sunny, from Thailand
Sometimes the best conversations are after the camera stops rolling. Such was the case with Sunny. Her name really says it all, but what kind of writer would I be if I didn’t attempt to paint it for you? Sunny is a beautiful 34 year old Thai woman, wife and mother of 2, with a… Continue reading Interview with Sunny, from Thailand
Interview with Scott, Australia
When I arrived in Chiang Mai, I was a little skeptical about sharing a dorm room with 5 other people. I had reserved it months in advance, and so once I arrived in Thailand and realized how easy it is to find a guesthouse here without a reservation I started to have some buyer’s remorse!… Continue reading Interview with Scott, Australia
Interview with Vincent, France
Once in a while, we are lucky enough to meet a person with a luminous soul. So bright and intense, you can’t help but feel its beams around you. This was the case when I met Vincent. It seemed to me that his eyes were 100% open and he saw everything. Vincent has had a… Continue reading Interview with Vincent, France
Interview with Franco, from Argentina
I left out one detail from my previous post, “3 Crazy Days in Koh Phangan.” His name is Franco. How should I introduce Franco… By my third night on the famous party island, I was beat. My friends Bailey and Ada were still enjoying the music and the sweaty dancing, so I left them to… Continue reading Interview with Franco, from Argentina
Question 1: What Makes You Feel Loved?
As I began working on my video series for the “3 Questions Project,” I ran into some inevitable challenges. Realizing that 3 questions with each person ends up being longer than an episode of How I Met Your Mother and inevitably longer than most people have the attention span for, I opted to modify my… Continue reading Question 1: What Makes You Feel Loved?