One of the most iconic images of Maine is that of the Portland Head Light. This lighthouse was completed in 1791 and sits on a head of land at the main entrance to the shipping channel into Portland Harbor. The lighthouse is located within Fort Williams Park (free to enter) and is a great place to explore, have a picnic, and just enjoy the beautiful Maine scenery. And the best part is that we now live here and can see it anytime we wish!
Monkeys! Cute little monkeys. Adorable and completely innocent little creatures. We once thought that, until we visited SE Asia. During our 6 months in SE Asia we came to realize that we were wrong. Long-tailed macaque monkeys are not so innocent. Cute, yes, but far from innocent. Monkeys are actually vile, thieving, diseased creatures whose sole […]
When we first arrive in Kuala Lumpur some friends recommended that we visit the KL Bird Park. Yesterday we had a chance to explore the bird park, which is the largest free-flight aviary in the world, and we’re not disappointed.
While in Hoi An, Vietnam some friends of ours asked if we had seen the old town at night. Having experienced lots of rude people during the day we could only imagine how many more rude people would be out at night. But after meeting our friends for dinner one evening in town we saw […]
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, […]