Highlights of Thailand so far: - The food! You can get some really amazing soups/noodles/rice dishes for about $1-2. - Got a food massage at a women’s prison. The money they receive goes back to them when they are released in 6 months or less. - Temples. Okay, I have to admit that after the 3rd temple, you’re just kind of bored, but the architecture is still pretty cool. -...
Last Thoughts on India
I left India a week ago, and it’s amazing how much I miss the country. I’m in Thailand right now, which is beautiful and full of culture but, to be honest…I find it a bit dull. I miss the thrill of just walking on a street in India, facing the hordes of beeping cars and bikes and buses. I miss having to avoid the piles of cow shit and cows themselves. I miss the ridiculous signs that butcher the...
It’s a bizarre scene – full of foreigners attempting to figure out India. I’m...– Sarah Macdonald, Holy Cow! An Indian Adventure
Signs of India (Are Hilarious)
We’ve experienced a lot of long drives along the Indian highway. When not dozing or fearfully watching our driver dodge cows and buses by going onto the wrong side of the road with 5 motorcycles headed our way (“DON’T PASS! IT’S FINE!!!”), we’ve seen a lot of strange and amusing signs. Many butcher the English language and leave us scratching our heads...
The Andamans & Croc Bank (For the Second Time)
The Andamans were absolutely amazing. It made up for all the failed beach vacations I’ve experienced in the past (and there’s been a decent amount of them). After some early morning travel on the 7th, we arrived at Port Blair. From there, it was a rush to make the ferry in time. Thankfully we did, and two hours later we arrived at Havelock and Barefoot Scuba Resort. We were staying at...
There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.– Charles Dudley Warner
[India is] the one land that all men desire to see, and having seen once, by...– Mark Twain