One of the many wonderful things about Luang Prabang is its proximity to everything. A traveler doesn’t need to look far to find things to do in this beautiful little town.
We tried this tasty local Vietnamese delicacy in a small village along the Mekong Delta. It’s known as Elephant Fish. This post is in response to the Bushman’s post on Tonight at Sushi Express. Dear readers, if you’re at all interested in international food, be sure to check out the Bushman’s blog. Amazing recipes. Eye-catching […]
Trumpet flowers, hiking trails, and swimming pools are just a few delights found in this piece of paradise at Kouang Si Waterfall in Luang Prabang, Laos.
After three days of scrambling over the ruins of Angkor’s ancient temples we set off on the next leg of our journey through Cambodia. We decided to continue our journey through Cambodia by land, despite having a rather rough entry into the country at the Aranyaprathet/Poipet border crossing. Land borders always make the best travel […]
There are several ways to see Angkor Wat. Some people start small and work their way up to the colossal grand-daddy of them all, the megalithic structures of enigmatic Angkor Wat. Others start big and work their way down through the smaller and no less beautiful and mysterious smaller temples in the giant park. We […]
“Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.” – Alan Kneightley Hand-carved boats sitting in storage. Believe it or not, our first day in Siem Reap was not spent at the ruins of Angkor Wat. Whenever John and I […]
Phnom Bakheng was built on a natural rise of 230 feet sometime during the 9th century. Also known as “Strong Hill,” is accessible by a steep stairway and by the Elephant path, which starts off on the left of the stairway. The stairway has been reduced to rubble, hence most visitors opt to visit the […]
Wat Intharawihan, also known as the Temple of the Standing Buddha is on Wisut Kasat Road on the northern edge of Banglamphu in Bangkok, Thailand. This temple is known for a huge standing Buddha image called Luang Pho To. The gold Buddha image towers 100 feet in the air. It’s over 10 meters wide and […]
I’ve been meaning to post my collection of sunsets over Asia for several months. A few weeks ago, my friend, Lisa, posted a comment inquiring after my most memorable sunset. As you can see, it’s next to impossible to pick just one when I have so many to choose from. The following photos are of […]
The temple of the Golden Buddha, also known as Wat Traimit, shelters the world’s largest gold Buddha image. It is thought to be over 800 years old and weighs over 5,500 kg.