Good Friday! We got a late start today and had to walk about a mile and a half to pick up our rental car. We then had to get to the school where Station 1 of the stations of the cross is before it starts … Continue readingJerusalem Day 3
We got an extremely late start today. Check out was at 11am and the owner of the Hostel was knocking at 11:05 for us to get going. So we left our bags and headed out into the beautiful day! Our first stop was for some … Continue readingIstanbul day 3
After sleeping in we got going into the cold. We took the tram half way then hiked the other half of the way to the Süleymaniye Mosque. It’s supposed to be the nicest mosque in Istanbul. We met a lovely Muslim lady who explained how … Continue readingIstanbul Day 2
Getting on the flight to Istanbul from Amsterdam was extremely uncomfortable for me. Guys that normal send my situational awareness alarms off were everywhere on this flight. I figured they aren’t out to kill a plane full of Muslims just to take out two Americans. … Continue readingIstanbul day 1
It was such a beautiful day. We woke up to the sounds of 150 birds. After we got dressed we headed over to the main house for breakfast. As we ate breakfast a baby sloth crawled over and played under the breakfast table and on … Continue readingOur final day in Costa Rica
It’s finally happening!!! Sierra and I got up and grabbed my grandmother from her house. We headed down to the province government offices to meet my lawyer and the village headman. The lawyer met with the head of the providence and gave me our blue … Continue readingI’m Official!
We got up and had breakfast at our hotel. Then headed out to explore the city of Hanoi. We walked around the lake then walked to Hoa Lo Prison, ironically nicknamed the ‘Hanoi Hilton’ by US POWs during the American War. Most exhibits relate to … Continue readingOur day in Hanoi!
Sierra and I took our time waking up today. She timed me while I planked. I then jumped into the shower. Only to be startled to death by my Yaija yelling and pounding on the door. I figured she was just worried about us and … Continue readingThe Big Appointment
Old Chiang Mai Cultural Center puts on a nice Khantoke Dinner and Show. This is Thailands version of a luau. We arrived by red truck at 6:40 pm and were curbside greeted and escorted to the check in counter where we paid and recieved our … Continue readingKhantoke Dinner and Show
His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej was born at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the United States of America, at 8.45 a.m. on Monday 5th December 1927. He is the worlds longest reigning king. Today he is turning 87! The ninth king in his … Continue readingHappy Birthday to My King