Thursday, August 12, 2010

Tigers and Frangipani: Oh, My!

We saw old friends during our two weeks in Chiang Mai, Thailand, but also made a new friend or two.

Here's the view of the Ping River from the old Thai house where I wrote the first draft of Bamboo People. Used to also be able to see Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai's signature mountain.

I love bamboo ...

Floating flower arrangements reminded me of Alpana art.

Fragrant frangipani in the rain.



I want to curl up, too! How wonderful for you to return to the place you first wrote BAMBOO PEOPLE - I'll bet a lot of memories came back. Gorgeous photos, Mitali!

holly cupala said...

Lovely photos! You are one brave gal for cuddling up to a sleepy tiger. Thanks for sharing.

Hull.Margaret said...

Beautiful pictures. You should hae had the Tiger move his tale of wink...:)

Mitali Perkins said...

Thanks, all. It was a meaningful trip back just as the book released.

Sharon Creech said...

Great photos; thanks for posting, Mitali.

Hull.Margaret said...

I just finished Bamboo was very moving.
I was wondering if the prosthesis was just a part of the book, or is there an actual clinic that helps with prosthesis.
I am asking because I have friends that have a ministry of supplying is Standing With Hope. You may want to look it up on the Internet.