Mangos can Kill

I’m thinking mangos can kill. I’ll explain why in a minute. Thais will often eat mangos served raw with salt, chili or soy sauce. Some people like the green mango because of its tartness and hard texture, while others prefer the soft and sweet yellow mango. A favorite dish among 100s with this fruit is known as sticky rice and mango. Forks not needed. Over 500 varieties of mangoes are known and the most popular yellow mangos have a short season, with the best fruits available from about March to May. In 2016, Thailand cultivated 3.4 million tons of Mangos with most of them landing on my driveway. The Mango tree is big and can live for centuries and is one of the most common trees seen throug

Merica n' Thailand

Quite often I see Thais wearing clothes with an American symbol, a sports team logo or some small town, USA celebration displayed. I don’t pretend to understand fashion, but it is pretty cool. Truth is, I often wear my Rocky Mountain t-shirt for trips into town. Here in Thailand, the USA designs and sayings have been a fad for years and I chuckle when a middle aged Thai male is wearing a My Mother is a Marine t-shirt. But, buying a t-shirt in Thailand is different than shopping in the states. The fancy shopping malls often offer imported t-shirts for B1000 on up. Too expensive for most Thais. The cheapest t-shirts can be found at the street stalls for around B100. If a person is good at barg

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