Archive for May, 2011

Life as a Buddhist monk in Thailand

Buddhist monk Thailand

It was in Chang Mai that we had one of our more memorable travel experiences during a morning chat with a Buddhist monk.

Seven space-themed museums

Space Shuttle Challenger

If you’re fascinated by space travel, then it may be time for you to explore some of these intriguing space-related destinations that are scattered across the United States.

Riel World photo – Varanasi, India

Ganges River, Varanasi

Hindu pilgrims at sunrise on the Ganges River in Varanasi, India.

Turkish baths and backflipping pigeons

Turkish bath

“A Turkish man whom we just met drove us 20 minutes to a tiny village and left us here. I jumped in a pool of ice water. I laid down on a stone table that was so hot it nearly cooked me. And now I’m having my skin scrubbed off by a guy who is dressed a blue loin cloth. The things we do for travel experiences.”

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