Just imagine. A bonfire, shooting a cascade of sparks and flame towards the stars. The nine Chinese gods sit around it on their pedestals, lined up in celestial order. The light dances off their faces as they stare solemnly into the flame. Behind them, a group of Thai families laugh and shoot off firecrackers in […]
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?
Lights flash. Loud American music blares from every direction. Crowds of laughing tourists throng through the streets. The entire town parties loudly until around twelve at night here. I’m in the largest tourist trap on Phuket. Downtown Patong was made for the tourists. We were here to celebrate Elisha’s birthday. My brothers and I stared […]
I leap out of the trunk of the van, glad to be released from the confined space. Our car is too small for all of us to fit in the back seat. Luckily, we have a comfortably sized trunk. My brothers delight in taking turns riding back there. I however, find it a little […]
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 […]