Construction on Angkor Wat first began in the 12th Century AD and became the largest preindustrial city in the world measuring at least 1,000 square kilometers. Today, Angkor Wat is much more than just a bunch of old buildings. An entire community of people still live within the protected area. There are houses, schools, restaurants, […]
Archives for April 2014
For the month of March we spent the majority of our time in Cambodia. We were in Siem Reap for three weeks, spent one week in Phnom Penh, crossed over the border to Vietnam to spend several days in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and then headed up to Da Lat. We really enjoyed our […]
Today you are going to learn about coffee. Coffee is more than something than you drink. It has a whole history that is really interesting. This is what the blog is going to be about.
While visiting the Giant White Buddha in Nha Trang, Vietnam I came across this Buddhist nun. I asked her through pantomime if I could take her photo, and she agreed with a small nod. She never spoke and I have no idea if she knew English, but she looks like she has had a long […]
When dreaming about around the world travel, the last thing you would think about is sitting in a dental chair. Well, unless you want to try Muay Thai kickboxing, then having your front teeth knocked out is always a possibility. But I am not talking about sitting in the dental chair for an emergency caused […]