I love to travel, but hate to arrive. – Albert Einstein Like previously stated, I was sick while in Myanmar, so the whole trip was a bit less enjoyable than it should be. This was, unfortunately, also true for my Myanmar “item on my bucket list”: the temples of Bagan.
Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind. – Marty Ruby I had no idea where the bus was gonna drop me off, and I was thinking about not going to see Inle Lake, but after meeting Coops in Vietnam I decided to go stay at the hotel she lived in and see the … Continue reading Myanmar :: Nyaung Shwe & Inle Lake
Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present kalpa. The only I really wanted to see in Yangon was the Shwedagon Pagoda so I settled on a hotel within walking distance and planned this ONE thing for my … Continue reading Myanmar :: Shwedagon Pagoda
“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber I travelled around Myanmar by bus mostly, but opted for a boat ride between Bagan and Mandalay. No regrets there.
“Only death can stop my dream, but cannot stop my project,“ – Chalermchai Kositpipa Wat Rong Khun is a privately owned art installation in the style of a Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand. It is owned by Chalermchai Kositpipat, who designed, constructed, and opened it to visitors in 1997.
“A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu February 26th 2019 I will officially have been travelling for two years. I am writing this blog post a little ahead of time as I am getting ready for my trip to China. I’ll be arriving in China second … Continue reading YEAR 2 :: My second year of travel
“Every step that you take, could be your biggest mistake.” – Coldplay We are conditioned from an early age to recognize what is “smart” to do. Pay attention in school, get good grades, figure out what “you would love to do”, take classes that put you on track to study these things, excel in these … Continue reading Doing everything “right” doesn’t guarantee you a long life
CAMBODIA Phnom Penh :: Prison 21 & The Killing Fields (2018) Siem Reap :: Angkor Wat & my personal favourite (2018) CHINA The Great Wall of China (Badaling) (2019) The Forbidden City (2019) Teach and Travel China (2019) The Great Wall of China (Mutinayu) (2019) Shanghai (2019) HONG KONG Hong Kong is CrazySexyCool (2018) INDONESIA … Continue reading Asia