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Early season powder, La Plagne - Alps - Francepic

Early season powder, La Plagne - Alps - France

First tracks La Plagne, Paradiski
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Serenity...

Chiang Mai Thailand. Abbot of local wat leads alms-gathering by 10,000 monks
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Petit St Bernard Alpine pass between France Italy, gap jumpingpic

Petit St Bernard Alpine pass between France & Italy, "gap jumping"

The Petit Saint Bernard mountain pass straddles the border between La Rosière in France, and La Thuile in Italy. Closed from the autumn until late…
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The simple life...pic

The simple life...

A cool glass of water, outside a temple in Chiang Mai Thailand
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Thai Boxing Chiang Maivid

Thai Boxing Chiang Mai

GM Chiang Mai Entertainment CentreLoi Kroh Chiang Mai
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Images from Thailand and around South-East Asia

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Doi Sutep, Chiang Mai - ringing the temple bells for 'good luck'vid

Doi Sutep, Chiang Mai - ringing the temple bells for 'good luck'

The bells, a familiar sight to visitors to Buddhist wats around Thailand. As you ring each bell, you make a wish. Here my tourist guide…
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frogblog Oct 29, 2008

Images from Thailand and around South-East Asia

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frogblog Oct 26, 2008

'Mai Pen Rai' ...

Thursday October 4th, Laos. "Mai pen rai" …. ("Stay cool")Colonel Khang of Lao immigration was rummaging about under his desk. I wondered if he was…
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frogblog Oct 24, 2008

Murder By Massage

The quality of alternative treatments Thai-style can vary considerably; but there's hardly cause to complain, given the prices! These start as low as 120 baht…
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The weather station, Mont Ventoux, Provencepic

The weather station, Mont Ventoux, Provence

At 1912m (over 6000 feet) the Mont Ventoux, otherwise known as the "Giant of Provence". The weather station at the summit (photo) registered the strongest…
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6000 feet up in the French Savoie Alpspic

6000 feet up in the French Savoie Alps

A heatwave throughout France with temps close to 40°C, 100°F, so a welcome escape to the glacier capped peaks between France and Italy, some soaring…
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Tignes France June, on the Grande Motte glacierpic

Tignes France June, on the Grande Motte glacier

If only conditions like this could last into the summer! The snowpark on the Tignes glacier in late June, following winter-like weather right up until…
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Paragliding in France, the view from abovepic

Paragliding in France, the view from above

Another shot of 'tandem' paragliding, this time the view from the passenger's seat. In the distance, the French Savoie town of Bourg Saint Maurice on…
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Paragliding in the French Savoie - Parapente en Savoie: Clip 5vid

Paragliding in the French Savoie - Parapente en Savoie: Clip [5]

Impressions of another newcomer to the joys of paragliding, this clip taken high above Vallandry in the Paradiski Les Arcs domain in the French Savoie…
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Paragliding in the French Savoie - Parapente en Savoie: Clip 4vid

Paragliding in the French Savoie - Parapente en Savoie: Clip [4]

France: Bourg Saint Maurice Les Arcs in the Tarentaise Valley of the French Savoie. The Paradiski domain links Les Arcs and La Plagne, creating one…
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Paragliding in the French Savoie - Parapente en Savoie: Clip 3vid

Paragliding in the French Savoie - Parapente en Savoie: Clip [3]

Bourg Saint Maurice Les Arcs in the French Savoie. From sliding sports in the winter and on the Tignes glacier in the summer, to paragliding…
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Paragliding in the French Savoie - Parapente en Savoie: Clip 2vid

Paragliding in the French Savoie - Parapente en Savoie: Clip [2]

"Unanimous approval from all three passengers on the 'biplace' rides, although there was a certain amount of relief at getting back down on terra firma!... Bourg…
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Paragliding in the French Savoie - Parapente en Savoie: Clip 1vid

Paragliding in the French Savoie - Parapente en Savoie: Clip [1]

"Scheduled take off was from above Vallandry, at close to 2000m, landing down in the valley floor near Hauteville Gondon, 1200m below. The paragliding school…
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  • Member Since: 2006-07-08
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  • Orientation: Straight
  • Religion: Atheist
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About Me:

admin of a Snow news website, based in France. Expat in France for for a couple of decades now, plus a big chunk of the year in Chiang Mai Thailand. snow blogger, Thailand blogger, both with loads of photos.

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Alps, France, Provence, Savoie, Skiing, Thailand, blogging, cosmology, genealogy, hiking, photography, reading, running, ski racing, travel, writing

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A Fish Called Wanda, Annie Hall, Blow-Up, Gandhi, Groundhog Day, Kes, La Grande Bouffe, Life of Brian, Local Hero, Manhattan, Matrix, Metropolis, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, The Deerhunter, The Killing Fields, Trainspotting

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Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Not The 9 O'Clock News, Young Ones

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A Brief History of Time, Age of Reason, Anvil of Stars, Asterix, Blind Watchmaker, Blood Music, Breaking the Spell, Concrete Island, Cosmos, Drowned World, Eon, Eternity, Forge of God, Glass Bead Game, Great Expectations, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, La Nausée, La Peste, Lord of the Rings, Lucky Luke, One Hundred Years Of Solitude, Origin of Species, Que Ma Joie Demeure, Regain, Selfish Gene, Siddhartha, The Drought, The Elegant Universe, The Extravagant Universe, The Universe in a Nutshell, Zazie dans le Metro, the God Delusion

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