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Entries Tagged as 'Asia'

Burma: Kengtung tribal villages

February 9th, 2009 · No Comments

The next part of our trip was just as remote as Mrauk U and the Chin region — but significantly more strenuous. We flew to the far East of the country near the border with China, Laos, and Thailand, part of the Golden Triangle. Kengtung is well known for the diversity of people that live […]

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Burma: Ngapali Beach

February 6th, 2009 · No Comments

After several days of treks and long boat rides, we knew we would need some R&R, so we had planned for a few nights of relaxing on the beach on the Western coast at Ngapali. It was definitely the perfect plan. We’d go back in a heart beat. Daniel Check out photos, here: Ngapali Beach […]

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Burma: Sittwe, Mrauk U, & the Chin villages

February 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

We decided to take 2 months off work to take an international adventure. First stop on our trip, Burma (also known as Myanmar). We started by visiting a very remote part of the country, the Rakhine State: the fishing town of Sittwe, a six hour boat ride past tiny villages, the ancient capital of Mrauk […]

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Bangkok (7/29-8/1)

August 1st, 2006 · No Comments

Read below for fun tidbits of our 3 days in Bangkok: markets, tailors, and a “Touchy Feely” heart-to-heart with one of my dad’s Taiwanese business partners. For photos, click here. Arriving in Bangkok was a huge culture shock for us, and we weren’t expecting it! We hadn’t realized how acclimated we had become to the […]

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Luang Prabang (7/26-7/28)

July 28th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Luang Prabang was an authentic town steeped in culture and history. The kicker was the amazing cafes/restaurants with tasty iced coffee & fresh croissants. All in all a fantastic place to relax and admire the local craft scene. For pictures of wats, monks, tapestries, and more city sites, click here. Daniel More adjusted to the […]

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Tags: Laos