At the Beach

It sure has been nice to relax at the beach after a being on the road. We have been staying around Ao Nang, which is on the southwest coast of Thailand. We arrived after 11:30 PM with no hotel reservation. After walking around for an hour, we’d given up hope of getting a proper bed…

Three Days in Cambodia

The massive temples of Angor brought us to Cambodia. Not really knowing what to expect, we arrived in the small dusty town of Siem Reap a few days ago and have spent the entire time on the go. We’ve seen many of the major temples and complexes of Angor, and let me just say “wow.”…

Bangkok, Continued

Thursday, we visited the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Despite the masses of tour groups,  it’s worth the trip. A sprawling complex of temples, pavilions, gardens, and palaces, the Grand Palace has been the official residence of the king of Thailand since 1782. Friday morning was spent wandering the local market in Dusit. After an early…

สวัสดี !

We’ve made it to Bangkok! It’s so nice to be somewhere warm for a change. This destination is special because we get to visit our dear friends David and Evelyn, who have invited us to stay at their home. Today, we explored the area around the Grand Palace, including Wat Pho. Wat Pho is a temple…