Christmas Vacation December 19th 2011 Upon landing in Bangkok it was quickly obvious that we were in a city and world completely different from anything we had previously experienced. The same challenges that accompany traveling were compounded by the inability to speak, understand, or make any sense of the squiggles that make up the written language. And thus, it took us almost three hours from when we deplaned to figure out how to g ... read more
Asia » Thailand » South-West Thailand » Ko Lipe 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
Liza chose to pursue her teaching degree in Christchurch, New Zealand. After 7 months apart and following the completion of his PhD, Matt joined up with Liza while she was on a teaching placement in Nelson, NZ. They will now commence their travels together, which will take them all over New Zealand, to Tahiti and eventually to southeast Asia.
We are hoping to keep our friends and families posted on our adventures, share videos and pictures, and bring everyone as close as possible to sharing this experience with us.
We hope you all enjoy it.... full info