• 23 Apr0
    Sukhumvit

    Sukhumvit

    From Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Soi 4 through Soi 33, any appetite may be sated. From fancy restaurants perched atop luxury hotels to the best street food in the world tucked into every soi, to bespoke suits ranging from laughable to the equal of Milan’s finest, to bars packed with eager young flesh of both genders and […]

     
  • 17 Apr0
    Photographing Thailand's Ladyboys

    Photographing Thailand's Ladyboys

    I’m in my second season shooting for a book on the Ladyboys of Thailand, the country’s amazing transsexuals. Two things catch one’s attention here. First, the number of transsexuals seems unusually high, and second, some are beauty-contest lovely. It’s likely that the majority are prostitutes catering to North Asian and Northern European men. It turns […]

     
  • 16 Apr0
    End of Songkran in Bangkok

    End of Songkran in Bangkok

    The three days and four nights of Songkran, the Thai New Year, has mercifully come to a close. At any time of day, but especially in the hours after sundown, you can expect to be sprayed, doused, or inundated by water- ice water in some cases- covered in powder or even assaulted by a Tiger […]