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In 1991 Billy and Akaisha Kaderli retired at the age of 38. Now, into their 3rd decade of this financially independent lifestyle, they invite you to take advantage of their wisdom and experience.

 

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Billy and Akaisha Kaderli

JAK-KA-YAN, A COMMON FORM OF TRANSPORTATION IN ASIA

JAK-KA-YAN, A COMMON FORM OF TRANSPORTATION IN ASIA

 

A MORNING ERRAND INSIDE THE ANCIENT WALLED CITY OF CHIANG MAI

A MORNING ERRAND INSIDE THE ANCIENT WALLED CITY OF CHIANG MAI

A QUIET, CLEAN FORM OF TRANSPORT

 

FOOD VENDORS LINE THE STREETS SELLING CONSTANT VARIETY

FOOD VENDORS LINE THE STREETS SELLING CONSTANT VARIETY

THIS MAN IS MAKING A SWEETENED GRATED COCONUT PANCAKE

 

CHECKING OUT THE MORNING NEWS!

CHECKING OUT THE MORNING NEWS!

BROOMS MADE FROM LOCAL GRASSES AND SOLD RIGHT TO YOUR DOOR

BROOMS MADE FROM LOCAL GRASSES AND SOLD RIGHT TO YOUR DOOR

 

THESE SAFFRON COLORED ROBES ARE WRAPPED SO THEY DON'T FALL OFF WHILE WALKING AROUND.

IT IS TRADITION  FOR YOUNG MEN TO SPEND TIME AS A BUDDHIST MONK BEFORE BEGINNING THEIR FAMILY LIFE OR CAREER. THESE SAFFRON COLORED ROBES ARE WRAPPED SO THEY DON'T FALL OFF WHILE WALKING AROUND.

 

CLEAR BLUE SKIES OF LATE WINTER, INSIDE THE WALLED CITY OF CHIANG MAI

CLEAR BLUE SKIES OF LATE WINTER, INSIDE THE WALLED CITY OF CHIANG MAI

 

 

THE KHLONG, OR MOAT ON THE LEFT SEPARATES THE ANCIENT WALLED CITY FROM THE NEWER VERSION

THE KHLONG, OR MOAT ON THE LEFT SEPARATES THE ANCIENT WALLED CITY FROM THE NEWER VERSION TO THE RIGHT. THERE ARE FLOWERS PLANTED MANY PLACES FOR EYE-CATCHING BEAUTY.

 

 FRESH GREEN PAPAYA SALAD WITH CHILI, A LOCAL FAVORITE.

FRESH GREEN PAPAYA SALAD WITH CHILI, A LOCAL FAVORITE.

 

SHE SITS UNDER A GIANT BODHI TREE LEAF

A RENDITION OF MOTHER EARTH AS SHE SQUEEZES OUT THE WATER FROM HER FRESHLY WASHED HAIR TO REPLENISH THE PLANTS ON EARTH.

SHE SITS UNDER A GIANT BODHI TREE LEAF

 

ONE OF THE NUMEROUS TEMPLES OR WATS IN THIS AREA

ONE OF THE NUMEROUS TEMPLES OR WATS IN THIS AREA

 

LOI KHRATONG CELEBRATION IN WHICH MANY HOT AIR BALLOON KITES ARE SENT SKYWARD

LOI KHRATONG CELEBRATION IN WHICH MANY HOT AIR BALLOON KITES ARE SENT SKYWARD ALONG WITH PRAYERS AND WISHES FOR FORGIVENESS OF BURDENS, GRIEVANCES AND PROBLEMS.

 

OF COURSE, SOME CELEBRATE IN OTHER FASHION! A TRUE PORTABLE BAR

OF COURSE, SOME CELEBRATE IN OTHER FASHION! A TRUE PORTABLE BAR

 

 

AN EXCITING SIDE CAR WITH A SECURE BABY SEAT ATTACHED

AN EXCITING SIDE CAR WITH A SECURE BABY SEAT ATTACHED

 

 ONE OF THE MANY PARADES AND FESTIVALS IN CHIANG MAI

 ONE OF THE MANY PARADES AND FESTIVALS IN CHIANG MAI

 

WOMAN FROM THE AKHA TRIBE SELLING HER SHELL-BEADED BELTS

WOMAN FROM THE AKHA TRIBE SELLING HER SHELL-BEADED BELTS, HAMMERED SILVER AND SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE NECKLACES IN THE STREETS OF CHIANG MAI.

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Billy and Akaisha Kaderli are recognized retirement experts and internationally published authors on topics of finance, medical tourism and world travel. With the wealth of information they share on their award winning website RetireEarlyLifestyle.com, they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since 1991. They wrote the popular books, The Adventurer’s Guide to Early Retirement and Your Retirement Dream IS Possible available on their website bookstore or on Amazon.com.

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