Sunday, January 13, 2008

The one in Southeast Asia

"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn." -C.S. Lewis

Sean's Christmas gift...

...homemade cookies, breakfast of champions

Day 1. Manila at a glance


Day 2. Thrilla in Manila

just outside the SM Mall of Asia, second largest mall in Asia

Pretzels at the Mall of Asia, yum!

Waiting for our flight to Bangkok!

Day 3. Jaylene and I at some temple in Bangkok

where we met a nice monk

his name is Phrakrupiyakunaporn

riding in a longtail boat in Chao Phraya River

Floating Market in Chao Phraya River

Day 4. Lunch at Cabbages and Condoms

Condom Santa

Day 5. Our transportation to Laos

Transportation in Laos

Day 6. Markets in Vientiane

Jonathan and his broom

Good people don't....well, you know

Day 7. Sabbath in Laos


sticky rice at potluck in Laos

Day 8. BTS station in Bangkok

Day 9. Wat Hua Lamphong

man on bike

ice cream sandwiches at Lumphini Park

there were lots of big shinny gates

a 5 year old baby elephant on the streets of Bangkok

Day 10. New Years 08

the swarming crowd in Siam Pavillion

Day 11. Kristin excited on our way to Railay

Welcome to cheap accommodation…

...for a price

the porch of our Bungalow

and inside

Kristin got a manicure on the beach by some lovely ladies

sunset in Railay

Day 12. monkeys

a ginormous tree

Judith, Kristin and I on the hike down to the Lagoon

a mud sculpture in muddy the Lagoon

the viewpoint, we decided to hike back barefoot.

Day 13. Rockclimbing

Kristin and I waiting for green papaya salads

Judith and Kristin

amazing cliffs behinds us

another pretty sunsent in Railay

I don't even know

The view of a cave

the view from that cave, with a bat flying by!

Our Gecko Bar friend who gave us...

…these flowers

Day 14, 15 Penang, Malaysia

Malaysian Ringgits

Day 16. Dinner with Dennise in Kuala Lumpur

Day 17. Friendly family in the Philippines



Mai said...

That was a great overview - I enjoyed all the pictures!

Sean said...

Excellent summary of your trip Lee!

Whimsy Peddler said...

I miss Thailand. Can we go back now?