Monthly Archives: October 2015

Building for the Sky

ShareThailand is a place filled with temples and sacred spaces. You can’t take a walk of any length without passing a Wat (or four) on your journey. Many of them are very modern, and only a handful date further back … Continue reading

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Experiencing Cambodia

ShareEli and his grandparents are flying in and out of Thailand to get to Bhutan. It was either that or India, and well…for many reasons…Thailand was a better option for them. One of the reasons is that any layover in … Continue reading

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The Last Mahayana Buddhist Kingdom

ShareMy son is about to travel to Bhutan, Thailand, and Cambodia with his grandparents. He got to choose the location for a trip in his 13th year, and Bhutan is where he wanted to go. The other two countries were … Continue reading

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Travel as Intentional Trauma?

ShareI came across this quote today, and it describes how it feels to come home after going through something big, whether that be a long trip somewhere remote from your own culture or a trauma, like a death or an … Continue reading

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