Standing in the green marshes of Yala National Park in Sri Lanka, three adult elephants and one baby expertly pulled out tall grasses with their trunks. After a quick back and forth swing of their trunk, they each shoveled their bounty into their mouths. I couldn't believe our luck. Our safari jeep was parked on … Continue reading Sri Lanka Road Trip Adventures
Spiti Valley lays in a remote pocket of the Himalayas. Tibetan prayer flags hang from trees, bridges and roadside shrines called stupas. Snowy peaks dot the skyline. Villages are few and far between, and many are only accessible by foot. This isn't Tibet, however. This is India at its wildest. Itinerary: Day 1: Fly Delhi … Continue reading India’s Incredible Himalayas
I'll never forget my first sip of lǎp’eq·ye tea on our first day in Myanmar. Decadent like Belgian hot chocolate, but with a distinct black tea flavor, the hot liquid sent an instant message from my mouth to my brain that THIS is the taste of heaven. Our local guide smiled knowingly in response to … Continue reading Exploring Ancient Myanmar
The Pak Ou, or Buddha Cave, along the Mekong. This cave is a temple containing hundreds of Buddha images.
Itinerary: Days 1-2: Mekong River boat ride Days 3-5: Luang Prabang Day 6-7: Vang Vieng Day 8: Vientiane RTW Trip 2014: Peru→ Chile → Argentina → Antarctica → Argentina → Uruguay → Argentina→ Chile→ England → Morocco → Spain → France → Belgium → Netherlands → Germany → Czech Republic → Austria → Hungary → Croatia … Continue reading Uncovering Secrets in Laos
The White Temple, or Wat Rong Khun, in Chiang Rai
Our visit to the temple on the mountain overlooking Chiang Mai- Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. 1. 306 stairs to the top! 2. Stupa lit up at dusk. 3. Chanting monks inside the temple. 4. Gorgeous view of the city at night.
Wat Pho, home to largest reclining Buddha in Thailand!
Beautiful temples in Bangkok
Wat Arun, or Temple of Dawn