Monthly Archives: July 2012
After a fried chicken lunch, we wandered through Lumphini Park, which seems to be the Central Park of Bangkok, although instead of squirrels racing across the lawn, you can catch a glimpse of giant lizards baking themselves in the sun. … Continue reading
One of my favorite things about travelling abroad is exchanging currency. I always tend to bring a little bit of foreign money home with me as a keepsake when I travel abroad. And, friends back home always seem interested in … Continue reading
Day one in Bangkok was pretty intense: navigating trains and subways, hitching a ride on the tourist boats we were trying to avoid, remembering to look right as we ambled across streets teeming with cars and zippy motorbikes (Thai traffic … Continue reading
This morning we decided to start off our stay in Bangkok, on the first real day of our adventure, with a visit to the Grand Palace. We set out to take the Skytrain to Taksin station, along the Chao Phraya … Continue reading
We started our journey this morning with a little snag—our first flight, from Austin to L.A., was delayed and looked like it might be cancelled. The ticket agent suggested we take an alternative route from Austin to Dallas and from … Continue reading
We’ll be writing on our blog about social, economic, environmental, human and animal rights issues that we learn about on the way. Stay tuned!