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We’ve moved from Indonesia to Thailand, so that means it is time for final thoughts on Indonesia. Although, once again, our final thoughts on Indonesia are limited by the fact that we only stayed in Bali (Nusa Dua and Legian) … Continue reading
Remember how we said we were templed out when we left Siem Reap? Fortunately, its been a few months, as we spent another day in Yogyakarta temple hopping. We booked a private car (and completely overpaid given we only wanted … Continue reading
Whooo hooo! We are in a brand new to us city (Yogyakarta, which is actually pronounced like jogjakarta by some people, apparently because the Dutch colonizers couldn’t pronounce Y or so one of our guides told us) and you know … Continue reading
Wow, where did 2018 go? We can’t believe both of us have been officially retired for a year (although Robert continues to say he will never be retired, because he has to take care of me). In some ways, it … Continue reading
So, Robert and I really enjoy traveling in shoulder season or even off season. There are far fewer tourists, everything is cheaper, and everything is just a tiny bit more chill. But there is a reason off-season is off-season. For … Continue reading
Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, contains the ruins of the capital of the Sukhothai Kingdom, which existed from the mid-1200’s to the mid 1400’s. You really, really shouldn’t go to Sukhothai. Why? Well, let me tell you.
Well, once again, the title of this post is far too grandiose for the content, as the only town in Cambodia we visited this trip was Siem Reap. That said, here goes. If you are going to get sick, Siem … Continue reading
We are….But that didn’t stop us from booking a 6 am tuk-tuk yesterday to take us to two more temples. I think our hotel thought we were crazy. “But you will miss breakfast,” they said when we booked our tuk-tuk. … Continue reading
I’m guessing that pretty much every tourist who has ever set foot in Siem Reap intends to visit “Angkor Wat.” What many people don’t know is that Angkor Wat refers to one specific temple.