Tag Archives: groceries

Buy it when you see it

After exploring the options for groceries in Hua Hin, I’ve started to favor¬†the Makro Food Service store a couple of miles north of my apartment. Not that it’s an easy option. First, I have to walk about ¬†half mile just … Continue reading

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An Indonesian mall

The Avava Mall is about two blocks from my apartment, in the middle of the Indonesian population. It is where I had a “cream bath massage” two weeks ago and where I almost rented an apartment. The cream bath, incidentally, … Continue reading

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I tried, at least

This whole thing about adapting to the culture, the food, the this and that, can only go so far at times. Take for instance today’s attempt at making fish head soup. The name itself has frightened me away from trying … Continue reading

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