The Journey Begins: Condoms, Nibbling Fish, and Rhinoceros Beetles October 8th 2013 The pink condom is 5 baht more expensive than the green one. And the toothbrush costs half as much as the green condom. That's what the sign says in the bathroom of my hotel room, where these toiletries are displayed.
So begins my 2 month sojourn in Southeast Asia, my first overnight in a small hotel near the Bangkok airport. I'm staying here just one night before my flight in the ... 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
I thrive on travel. I love to put myself in situations that knock me in the head, shake me up, force me to bless the moment of misunderstanding or of revelation. These times come easily when I travel. I've wandered India, Central America, and Southeast Asia, and I am thankful to the hundreds of people along the way who have eased my passage, delighted my senses, touched my heart. I love to share these journeys, because these special moments are not just for me, but for my friends, family, and vicarious travelers alike. I shall do my best to embrace and convey the experiences that on some le... full info