Sukhothai

Departing Bangkok on a Bangkok Air turboprop, we made a short flight north to the ancient capital city of Sukhothai. Sukhtohai was the capital of the kingdom of the same name in the 13th and 14th centuries. After checking into our hotel we found out that the temples in the historical park would be illuminated Read More …

Perth

The penultimate stop on our Australian adventure was Perth, the capital of Western Australia and hometown of Annette’s mother, Diane (and many cousins). During our stay we had a great time reuniting/meeting with family and friends. The fall weather was perfect and we enjoyed spending time outdoors in some of the wonderful parks around town. Read More …

Uluru

While planning our sabbatical we had a short list of places we definitely wanted to visit, and the famous red rock in the center of Australia was on that list. At one point in the planning process we entertained the notion of driving across Australia and stopping at Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock) on Read More …