22,600 monks April 12th 2012 The Louis Vuitton store was to my right. To my left was one of Bangkok's biggest mall, Central World with eight stories towering over me. The Skytrain was whizzing past above me transporting hundreds of people all over the city. On a typical day in front of me would be congested traffic down a road dotted with malls. A maze of motorbikes, buses, taxis tuk-tuks and cars not really in any specif ... read more
Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
I live for new experiences, which has taken me on quite the journey over the past four years.
Bob and I attended college together in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, where we both grew up. After graduation we dabbled in the real estate world, but it was poor timing. Wanting to try something new we moved to Yangzhou, China to teach English. We accepted teaching positions, packed and left the world we knew all within a month. We quickly toured Tokyo and Thailand before moving to rural China.
We returned home for nine months after teaching before we decided we absolutely had to see more of ... full info