At home in Palm Springs, my life feels comfortable, gratifying, yet often dull and repetitive and predictable. But when Herman and I travel, even to places that we’ve been to many times, every day seems exciting. I pay closer attention, and I notice things I’ve never seen before. I feel more alive, as if something mysterious is always just around the corner.
Today was our first full day in Chiang Mai, and while visiting one of the newer department stores, we happened on an exhibit called: Elephants on Parade in Chiang Mai. These are just a sample: