“When the water rises, the fish eat the ants; when the water falls, the ants eat the fish.“ – Laotian Proverb I knew I wanted to see “the Stonehenge of Asia”… Uhm… Not sure if anyone other than me calls it that, but whatever… The Plain of Jars is a megalithic archaeological landscape. There are … Continue reading Plain of Jars (Phonsavan, Laos)
“When the buffaloes fight it is the grass that suffers..” – Laotian Proverb Luang Prabang literally means “Royal Buddha Image”. It consists of 58 villages and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was listed in 1995 for “unique and remarkably well preserved architectural, religious and cultural heritage, a blend of the rural and urban … Continue reading Luang Prabang (Laos)
“You know, you teach. You do not know, you learn..” – Laotian Proverb Laos is the most heavily bombed country in the history of the world. From 1964 to 1973, the United States dropped more than two million tons of ordnance on Laos to disrupt the Ho Chi Minh Trail and try to stanch a … Continue reading Kuang Si Falls (Laos)
“The journey is my home.” – Muriel Rukeyser February 26th 2020 I had officially been travelling for three years straight. My “Round the World Adventure” was drawing to a close and even though I was incredibly happy (and a little proud) that I managed my stated goal of travelling full time for three years, the … Continue reading YEAR 3 :: My last year of travel
“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.
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