This is a post by Jenny. Island hopping and beach going every day has been great, though a bit tiring to go somewhere new or travel every 2-3 days. Oh the woes we face! We took two ferries from Ko Jum to get to the island of Ko Phi Phi, which became very famous in … More Island Hopping!
This is a post by Jenny. I’m writing this entry from the front of a ferry boat in the southern Thailand province of Krabi, on the Andaman Sea (part of the Indian Ocean). We’ve been island hopping for nearly two weeks, enjoying the beauty of the area. It’s early morning, the sun is out, and … More I’m on a Boat!!!
This is a poem by David This is an ode to asian transportation Often the cause of much consternation The classic Thai ride is the ubiquitous tuk-tuk They’re down every street and alley you look Imagine, if you can, a big motor bike With a cage welded on to make it a trike Now add … More An Ode to Asian Transportation
We participated in Jungle Flight just outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand. After a very long, windy, (and nauseating) car ride (on the left side of the road (most of the time)), we finally arrived at our zip line course with a bunch of other carsick people – from China, Canada, Australia, England, Denmark, Holland, and … More Flying in the Jungle in Thailand
This is a post by Jenny Today we rode elephants and it was one of the most incredible experiences we have ever had. We went to an elephant farm to participate in mahout training. (Mahouts are elephant trainers.) First, we were given traditional mahout clothing to change into: Then we were given a briefing on … More Riding on an Elephant
This is a post by David. Doi Suthep is a mountain just outside of Chiang Mai. A songthaew from the Old City will run you 50 Baht (less than $2) each way and it takes about 30-40 minutes to traverse the steep, winding roads and get to the top. At the 5,500 foot summit you … More Day on Doi Suthep