The cultural cocktail of Kuala Lumpur leaves little to be desired... Skyscrapers reminiscent of Tokyo or New York City. Continue reading "Culturally Ecclectic Kuala Lumpur"
All of Thailand's mysterious nooks, succulent foods, and unwaveringly wide smiles, come alive in this walkable and loveable city. Colorful homes and arches Continue reading "Sawadee Ka"
As we rode the tuk-tuk through the sticky afternoon air from the Hat Yai bus station to our hotel we were bombarded. Attacked. Helpless victims of the nation-wide Songkran water fight. Laughing, the locals soaked us. Drenched to the bone. We traveled the streets through a storm of supersoakers. Dripping, we check-in to the hotel. I glance at PT, his eyes hold that laughing, mischievous spark that is so contagious. We enlist, take up arms, and with child-like excitement, join the water war!
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Our newest journey of journeys began last Thursday with a bit of a rough start: excessive amounts of time in buses, packing and unpacking bags, exorbitant prices for motorbike flat tires, all led to exhaustion and a bit of crankiness. But it all led up to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, lots of shore-line yoga, and playing in the clear ocean waters. Continue reading "On The Road Again"
My students! No list of 1-5 this week. I can't believe that this week was my last full week of teaching and that 7 of my classes are totally finished... It's bittersweet. I am so sad to leave these amazing kids who have kept me sane, motivated, focused, inspired, and constantly laughing. I can't begin to explain how much they have taught me; definitely far more than I have taught them. Although I hope I showed them that language learning can be fun and it's about people not perfect grammar. Anyways, here are some super cute pics of my kids! After the jump... Continue reading "Gratitude: Week of February 17"