Monthly Archives: October 2014

Gratitude

Gratitude

I have a hard time leaving my little ones at home when we go on adventures.  It is so fun when we can go places …

 

Ringing the Bell

Ringing the Bell

Jet-lagged and feeling a little guilty about leaving Daisie and Luke after only being home from Asia for 24 hours, Mike and I jumped on …

 

Bittersweet

Bittersweet

After packing up we set out for one more Chinese adventure.  A short drive from downtown is Behai Park.  As the largest city park, it …

 

City Life

City Life

City Life Somehow regardless of the name, I didn’t really expect the “Forbidden City” to be as large as a small city.  I was amazed at …

 

Dream Come True

Dream Come True

Mike and I had both dreamed of climbing the Great Wall of China since we were children and our own kids have grown up with …

 

Good Morning Vietnam

Good Morning Vietnam

After getting in around 11p, we were less than thrilled when our alarms went off at 3am.  Wearily we packed up and headed to the …

 

Saigon

Saigon

With less than 48 hours in Vietnam it was hard to decide how to spend our time. I wanted to experience the city and the …

 

Farewell

Farewell

Exhaustion aside, we couldn’t miss the sunrise in Angkor our final morning after experiencing the magic the day before. There is something surreal about riding …

 

The Kingdom of Wonders

The Kingdom of Wonders

  Arising at 4:30 we dragged our weary selves out of bed and rode on tuk tuks in the early morning air to watch the  sunrise …

 

Angkor

Angkor

Following a perfect breakfast (I can’t get enough of that Cambodian soup!!!) we set off for the temples. It was Lucy’s 8th birthday and we …

 

The Killing Fields

The Killing Fields

Historical atrocities that occurred a millennia ago or even centuries ago still pull at my heart strings. Yet in order to learn from the mistakes …

 

CICFO

CICFO

Cambodian And International Children Friend Organization Despite the sweltering heat and the language barrier, today was the highlight of our trip thus far.  We spent the …