Archive for July, 2012

Chiang Mai’s Most Famous Temple

An old city within a new, separated by a mote and large brick walls is what one will find in Chiang Mai, Thailand‘s third largest city. Chiang Mai doesn’t even […]

Bangkok to Chiang Mai via Overnight Train

I managed the train ride from Bangkok to Chiang Mai twice during my stay in Thailand. The first time took 14 hours. The second? Twenty. The Thai railway system is […]

Roller Coasters and Mini Skirts

What am I getting myself into? A theme park in Southern China, 300 miles from where I’m moving in one month, is offering a half-price discount to women entering the […]

Smith Rock State Park

I didn’t mean to lie to you, but I did. I lied in my post about rock climbing in Krabi, when I said I had never climbed in Oregon, despite […]

I’m Going to China!

Teacher Jess has officially become Professor Jess. Yep, I’ve just accepted a university teaching position in China! I know I’ve only been home for several weeks, and while the most […]

Rock Climbing in Krabi, Thailand

Neither Nicole or I had been rock climbing before, despite our proximity to Smith Rock State Park near our homes in Oregon. We had a “when in Thailand” moment and […]

Beached. In Krabi, Thailand.

Krabi was a vacation within a vacation. After the Full Moon Party, Nicole and I bid farewell to Dayn and boarded a bus from Surat Thani to Ao Nang Beach. […]

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