The week or so following Bromo were a bit of a haze. A sunny, warm, tropical hazy. With coconuts and waving palm trees, and white sandy beaches. Carrie and I spent a few days in Krabi, along the western coast of southern Thailand. From here it’s possible to take a 2 hour ferry to Koh … More The Southern Thai Islands – Paradise
When I was researching Chiang Mai and all the things we could do there, one thing that stood out was the one day volunteer experience at Elephant Nature Park. This is our experience. When we arrive at the park, the first order of business is to start with feeding. there are giant basketfuls of squashes, … More Why You Should Reconsider that Elephant Ride
Jon, Paul and I arrive in Chiang Mai via bus and take a tuktuk to our hostel, Aoi Garden, where the owner Aoi, a nice Thai lady with well spoken English greets us warmly. The accommodations here are very affordable (think $7CAD/day or something), but basic. Rooms only have 4 beds which is nice but … More Old Chiang Mai, Meet New Chiang Mai!
Wow, so school, exams and summer have gotten the best of me the past few months. Really gotta work on writing more regularly. I wanted to share some more pictures from Sukhothai from my trip in summer of 2013. To give a bit of background, we managed to find a place to stay for the … More More Photos from Sukhothai
The kingdom of Siam went through a number of capitals over their history. Sukhothai was the dominant power during the 13th century following the fall of Ayutthaya (also accessible by train from Bangkok). I wanted to come here because it was a great stopover on the way to Chiang Mai, but also because this was … More Exploring the Ruins of Sukhothai