Category Archives: Lynne Mayhew


A Mother’s Day Tribute

My favorite writer – and oh yes, my childhood sweetheart, and wife of 48 years, and mother of our two children – has just published “To the Mothers of the World ~ I Pay You Tribute” […]

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Sambusi’s Two Tables by Lynne Mayhew

  Zanzibar is an island recognized for growing and exporting African spices. With its mysterious alley ways, known for their ornately carved doors, Birka-clad women move silently through the streets while loud speakers call faithful […]

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An Artist’s Palette ~ Laos by Lynne Mayhew

We awaken at dawn to the sound of a distant gong. The air is crisp and misty with fog.  From the balcony, we watch as processions of Buddhist monks leave their monasteries and walk through […]

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An Artist’s Palette ~ Cambodia (part 3) by Lynne Mayhew

In addition to temples, visitors have discovered the floating village of Chong Kneas located ten kilometers south of Siem Reap, Cambodia, on the Tonle Sap Lake. The van ride took us past numerous rice paddies […]

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An Artist’s Palette ~ Cambodia (part 2) by Lynne Mayhew

A traveler or a tourist does not go to Cambodia without visiting the ancient temples of Angkor, located near Siem Reap. This vast empire weaves throughout Indochina, but the royal roads lead to Angkor Wat, […]

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An Artist’s Palette ~ Cambodia (part 1) by Lynne Mayhew

We take the Hang Chau 2 speed boat from Chau Doc on the Mekong River to Phnom Penn, a five hour trip which includes two border stops along the way. One is to exit Vietnam […]

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SE Asia ~ An Artist’s Palette by Lynne Mayhew

In three words I can describe SE Asia. It is an artist’s palette. A profusion of color, shapes, sizes and textures, found in and on the streets and allies of Hanoi, Saigon, Phnom Penn or […]

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