Sri Lanka June 21, 2010

June 20th, 2010

Sri LankaWe Said

Summer Adventure to Sri Lanka and the MaldivesWe leave June 21, 2010 for Sri Lanka. To receive updates from our blog, please add your email address in the box at the top right corner of the blog. Feedburner will send you an email immediately, once you activate the link sent to you, new posts will … Continued

Morocco

Morocco and Spain March 2010 Click to see our photo book!  SOME IDEAS FOR Marrakesh: STAY:Jnane Mogador www.jnanemodador.com This is the view from the roof! They have a restaurant, nice owners, a friendly staff and it is in the old city Medina VISIT: Saadien Tombs near Kasbah Mosque (That is where we met Miggy and Carlos … Continued

Cook Islands

Our Honeymoon in the Cook IslandsDecember 20-January 4 After our direct flight from Los Angeles to Roratonga, Cook Islands, we met Diana and Kit from The Backpackers Handbook who are Aitutaki veterans. Following their recommendations, we spent an amazing day on the gorgeous lagoon with Teking Tours. The tour is the BEST thing on the … Continued

George asked me to marry him on January 18, 2009,our 2 year anniversary, while snorkeling in the beautiful waters of Koh Lipe. Over Valentine’s Day, my parents were traveling with us and we decided to get married on December 19, 2009 at Casa Del Mar where we had our very first date. Our photos were … Continued

Mongolia

Mongolia June 2-24, 2009Vast Expanse of NothingnessDriving through the Gobi Desert for 11 days on a Jeep Trek was amazing. We loved all of it–well the 2 showers in 11 days while living in tents called Ger was unique. We were able to participate in daily life: shaving camels, making cheese from goat milk, herding … Continued

China PART THREEXi’an I loved Xi’an. The Terracotta Warriors are truly amazing. They are called the Eighth Wonder of the World. Each soldier is unique in face, ears, hair, clothing. They do look like they could take a deep breath and walk away. There are so many more thousands of soldiers, horses, chariots and other … Continued

China Part TWOMay 2009Chengdu and the PandasWe flew from SW China to Chengdu and were shocked that it is SO smoggy it hurts to breathe. I read that more than 1/3 of the air pollution affecting CALIFORNIA originates in CHINA! China is more than 4000 miles from Ca. The World Bank estimates that 700,000 people … Continued

Lisa and George in CHINASouth West China with ShaneWe flew from Bangkok to Kunming, China. I loved the STONE FOREST! It is a Karst forest. We have seen Karst formations in almost EVERY country on this trip. We picked up George’s friend Shane on the 23rd of April. It is GREAT to have a friend … Continued

Thailand Tres March 29-April 21AnimalsWe were able to touch LIVE tigers at the Tiger Kingdom near Mae Rim. It was amazing and I think our photos look FAKE but we were really there touching and lying next to two LARGE tigers!! We also were able to feed Elephants. They are so enormous. We watched them … Continued

Laos Kingdom of a Million ElephantsGreat Places, Great Adventures Si Phon Don, also known as Four Thousand Islands was relaxing. Our home had many hammocks but only electricity from 7-10pm. When we arrived by boat, a water buffalo was in the water next to us. Southern Laos was HOT HOT HOT! so we enjoyed a … Continued