We were disappointed by the food in Bangkok. Not that the food was bad. In reality it was consistently the best Thai food that we’ve ever had. It’s just that Thai food is simple. Properly prepared with the (more…)
May 18, 2012
May 16, 2012
In Bangkok you can buy anything. Stalls line every major street. Markets fill the niches between the buildings. Street front shops are everywhere.
May 14, 2012
Speyer was a practical choice. For our departure night we needed a place close enough to Frankfurt’s international airport and our next morning’s flight. We also wanted to stay in a place where we could (more…)
Water defines Bangkok. Established as a trading post on a meandering stretch of the Chao Phraya River not far from the ocean, Bangkok’s fate, sometimes for the good and sometimes for the bad, has always been dependant on the river.
May 11, 2012
A long drive from Le Puy-en-Velay put us in Colmar just after the sun set. Colmar is located in France’s Alsace region. Not far away, about ten miles as a crow flies, is the Rhine River and the border with (more…)
May 10, 2012
It’s true. We visited Le Puy-en-Velay just as we visited Conques before because it was on the way to somewhere else. It is not the most knowledgeable of reasons for a visit but in this case it worked. Le Puy-en-Velay is worth planning to see.
May 5, 2012
Finding temples in Bangkok is not hard. Situated on the Chao Phraya River’s flat flood plain, Bangkok’s horizon line is mostly defined by its buildings. Modern steel and glass structures identify the modern (more…)
We’re on the train to Bangkok
Aboard the Thailand Express