DSC_2795 You know it's summer when they set up the floating som tam stalls on just about every river in northern Thailand.

Songkran, the Thai New Year, is around the corner, and because I'd rather not have dirty water thrown at me by a drunk teenager, tomorrow I'm escaping to the hopefully more sedate streets Chiang Tung/Kyaingtong/Keng Tung Myanmar. Am looking forward to this, as I haven't been back in several years and am particularly interested in investigating the eats of the various Tai groups there.