It’s not every day you get to go to Australia. Unless of course, you’re Australian. But I can honestly say that I never expected I would ever be so lucky as to travel here. For me, Australia has always been one of those countries you read about in exotic travel adventure novels, or see on […]
Elephant riding is one of those things that can be easily found on nearly everyone’s bucket list! My family and I were able to experience it during our stay in Northern Thailand. In all of our travels, I don’t think we’ve ever had a more exciting and eagerly awaited day than this one! Care to join us?
It’s a morning of mayhem and madness.
I lose my hairbrush. Twice. Elisha has trouble holding down his hardboiled egg, and Ezra is grumpy as a result of getting up so early. Mom questions whether I really need my guitar, if maybe I should bring the mandolin instead. Dad announces that our driver has arrived almost forty minutes too early, and Mom accidentally dumps half a gallon of water across the kitchen. At 4:30 AM, none of us are particularly patient.
These are the things no one thinks of when they think of our lives. I think. The ridiculously early mornings, the times things go horribly wrong, the miserable moments that somehow become the best stories later on.
Sun warms my back as I walk through the crowded streets of Bangkok. All around me, new sights, sounds and smells assault my senses. It’s been a while since everything surrounding me is different from anything I’ve experienced before. Street vendors sit next to their carts, waving paper fans at the flies, and the aroma […]