April 26, 2005

Bangkok - One Night in Bangkok

We landed in Bangkok at 5:00 am yesterday. It was so hot this early in the morning. We walked around Bangkok yesterday and sweated the entire time. We sweat more just walking aroun... continue reading

April 27, 2005

Bangkok - Wat Tour

Today we toured around smog filled Bangkok. The pollution here is really bad and the city really smells. We started our tour today by taking the sky train to the Chao Phata river. ... continue reading

April 30, 2005

Bangkok to Chiang Mai - Take that United Airlines!

Today we took a hour long flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. The flight only cost us 3120 baht ($78) for the both of us. It was about half the rate to take a 10 hour train ride 2nd... continue reading

May 2, 2005

Chiang Mai - Did a tornado come through here?

The first few days here have been kind of lazy. The weather is little bit cooler here compared to Bangkok. The higher elevation helps, especially at night. We've been walking aroun... continue reading

May 3, 2005

Chiang Mai - 3 weeks in Chiang Mai

We woke up with no electricity this morning which also meant no shower. For some reason the shower in our room doesn't work without electricity. I guess it needs an electric pump o... continue reading

May 4, 2005

Chiang Mai - Iron Chef Thailand

Today we tried our hand at a Thai cooking class. The class had 8 people registered which was the perfect number to get enough attention, but not too much. Our class consisted of M... continue reading

May 8, 2005

Chiang Mai - The Black Crowes are back together

Yaroo has just informed the Black Crowes are back together again and touring the U.S. The rest of our trip is canceled and we are returning back to the states to follow the band. H... continue reading

May 10, 2005

Doi Pui - Tour de Thailand

Today we went for a mountain biking adventure on the Doi Pui mountain, which is the 3rd highest mountain peak in Thailand. After a quick 30 minute ride out of Chiang Mai we were g... continue reading

May 13, 2005

Chiang Mai - International Mini-Golf Tour

The 2nd and 3rd round of the Cubicle Boycott International Mini-Golf Tour commenced today in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Tina came in to todays first round with her 1st place ranking af... continue reading

May 21, 2005

Chiang Mai - Thai Massage

Today we had a traditional Thai massage. Kate, the lady we met from Vail the night of the big storm, recommended a place to us. She is taking classes on traditional Thai massage an... continue reading

May 23, 2005

Chiang Mai - Thailand Part 1 Recap

After almost 1 month in Thailand we are moving on to Laos tomorrow morning. We've spent the month between Bangkok and Chiang Mai. As we mentioned earlier Bangkok was a very stimu... continue reading

May 24, 2005

Chiang Mai to Huay Xai - Off to Laos

Today we woke up early, 8:00 am, this is early for us at these days. We've been having trouble falling asleep here in Chiang Mai. Sometimes not falling asleep until 3 or 4 in the m... continue reading

July 23, 2005

Koh Phangan - Full Moon Party

The party was wild. We were mostly spectators and not participants. At the end of the night, 5 am for us, we had to walk over bodies passed out on the beach. The party was still go... continue reading

July 26, 2005

Koh Tao - Tina's first day of school

Tina is currently in her first PADI open water scuba diving class. It will take her four days to get her certification. I'm going to take a refresher course and maybe do one or two... continue reading

July 27, 2005

Koh Tao - Coconut Tossing

Tina is still taking her PADI classes, so I decided to do a hike by myself and take some pictures. I ended up at this nice secluded area and found a pile of old coconut shells lyin... continue reading

August 3, 2005

Koh Tao - Holy Shark Sighting Batman!

Holy Shark Sighting Batman! Today was an up and down day that finished with a bang. I began the day by waking up at 7:45 am to the sun shining. I relaxed for a while on the deck... continue reading

August 5, 2005

Bangkok - Travel update

Hi all, We just wanted to add a quick note regarding the next leg of our trip. We are flying to Athens tonight at 12:30 am and from Athens we plan to make our way to Turkey for... continue reading