We have returned full circle, back to Los Angeles and America and apple pie, as well as excellent fish tacos. Hmmm, fish tacos…. Before bestriding the globe, hurtling through the stratosphere back to the City of Angels, we stopped off … Continue reading
So we finally arrived at the one place I actually had planned on going in SE Asia, Angkor Wat. I wrote and erased a whole bunch of words about Angkor Wat, and none of them did the place justice. So … Continue reading
We thought we’d do Hanoi as more of a test, just to get a taste, see which way the wind was blowing, get our feet wet, that sort of thing. If in the process, I’m able to cobble together as … Continue reading
Along our way travelling around northern Vietnam, we also carved out a little time to sample some of the local beverages.
As I write this, Mary is in the next room rattling a full cocktail shaker, a little specialness that will be awarded as soon as I complete this post. So to recap, we went to Laos, saw some Buddhist temples, … Continue reading
Yes, yes, I know, I’ve a bit behind in my posting, but I have reasons. Good solid, will definitely hold up in school, even without a note, reasons. See over the past month we’ve been engaged in a variety of … Continue reading
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Our guide, who was also the sous chef at the resort where we were staying in Luang Prabang, claims these are meerkats. I said, well, I’m not 100% sure, but aren’t meerkats native to Africa, and this small mammalian species … Continue reading
There is a temptation, when writing about Chiang Mai to try and come up with some kind of pun, probably scatological in nature, which is mighty hard to resist. What can I say, I’m twelve at heart. So I’ll attempt … Continue reading
You know that old saw, about giving someone an inch and they’ll take a mile. Mary, as is her wont, has taken this to new heights, or if I want to be more accurate, new lengths. My idea for her … Continue reading
Earlier this year, while casting about for a birthday gift for my dearest, I found myself in a bit of a quandary. What do you get for the woman who has everything, from a solid gold Bentley with a champagne … Continue reading