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Asia

Asia, ayutthaya, thailand

Ayutthaya

I didn’t originally plan on going to Ayutthaya but over the course of the month, the name kept popping up everywhere. My interest was peaked, so I decided to take the four hour journey from Kanchanaburi to check it out. Built in 1350, Ayutthaya was the former capital of the…

Asia, food & drink, kanchanaburi, thailand

On’s Thai Cooking Class

Today I earned my Thai food chef wings!! I found the cutest little vegetarian restaurant across the street from my guesthouse and the owner offers private cooking lessons for only 600 baht ($18.50)! For the class you are allowed to pick any three items from the menu, plus a delicious…

Asia, kanchanaburi, thailand

Happy Thankgiving from Thailand!

Today is Thanksgiving, and I’m in Thailand. There has been no mention of turkey or pilgrims, no festive plates, and the smell of holiday candles with dumb names like “Season of a Peace” or “Winter Fig” are missing from the air. As if a candle can really smell like peace, or figs can…

Asia, eco travel, kanchanaburi, thailand

Rescuing Dao Lyng

This afternoon the new elephant was brought to ElephantsWorld!! Her name is Dao Lyng and she’s 40 years old. The trekking camp drove her over in a big truck and I was fortunate enough to be a part of welcoming her to her new home! We backed her up to the…