Lori and I thought Grammy, Grampy & co. might enjoy some time on the Mekong, so we headed down to the navigation office across the street from Saffron Coffee and hired a boat to take us up to Pak Ou cave…
On one of our walks around town, Lori spotted signs for “Lusi Cave.” The signs said the cave was a 2km hike from town, which sounded perfectly manageable with a baby. A backpacker’s breakfast appealed to us this particular Sunday morning, so […]
We took a drive up to Washington’s Olympic Peninsula to spend the weekend in the woods in a rustic cabin with TERROR for a middle name (Interrorem). We managed somehow over two nights to avoid being stalked by Sasquatch or harassed by forest-dwelling gnomes […]
Sometimes I wonder whether I dreamed up certain places I’ve been to or if they actually exist. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that Linga Linga is very real and very much the same as I left it.
Like straight out of the pages of Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, we slowly motor up the country’s mightiest river and forge deep into the jungle on a little-known tributary searching for a man and a place.
Taking a break from Belize for the moment to cover one of the highlights of our time in Laos (and Southeast Asia for that matter) — a small island among 3,999 of its closest friends in the middle of the mighty Mekong
On Day Two of our Khammouane Loop motorbiking adventure in Laos we ride from Tha Lang to Nahin via Laksao, covering some of the most remote, rugged and unforgiving roads Laos has to offer.
Tak Bat, or monks’ call to alms, occurs just before sunrise across Laos, but the practice in Luang Prabang, in particular, helped put it on the map. Many fear that the popularity of this ritual of humility and meditation in this UNESCO heritage […]
On our fourth day in Chiang Mai, we rented a scooter from our guesthouse (Rendezvous Guesthouse, 250 baht — about US$8 in 2012) to get us up to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, one of the country’s most sacred temples set […]