Omelets in Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai is quiet mid-morning.
Once the children have been taxied to school and the joke vendors have negotiated the maelstrom of the breakfast run, the city exhales slowly, as if relieved to have avoided some potentially metamorphic encounter.
Even the Southeast Asian mugginess seems more at ease, occasionally permitting the sun to sneak through the cloud cover. Tuk-tuk operators take the opportunity to rest their eyes as they recline in the cabins of their vehicles,...