Elephants, Tigers, and Orchids, oh my!! May 23rd 2012 A Memorable Day of Elephants, Tigers and Orchids
If you've ever visited Chiang Mai, you've probably gone on an elephant tour-there are many to choose from! Some offer more than others (for more money, of course), and I figured hey, an elephant's an elephant, so I went with the cheapest option. Of course, I considered that the price of these tours could possibly help the anima ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-West Thailand » Chiang Mai 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
“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.”
I am invigorated by the smells and sounds and tastes of new cultures, and almost daily I have an urge to close my eyes, spin the globe, and buy a plane ticket to wherever my finger lands....next up is...wait for it....
This is my first time "blogging", and I'm loving it so far! I'm a 25 year old (soon to be 26..eek!) Professor of English at a technical University in western Japan- I went to grad school full-time and simultaneously had a full-time job... full info