It is hard to believe a year has passed since we were celebrating Eid al-Adha with our new Muslim friends in the Perhentian Islands, Malaysia. Eid al-Adha… Read more “Eid Mubarak in the Perhentian Islands”
In Yangon people will ask if you have been to Shwedagon. It is, apparently, the thing you simply must do while in Yangon. The elegant Shwedagon Pagoda is Yangon’s most famous landmark. It is a massive 110 meter high gold-plated pagoda with a diamond studded spire that sets on top of a small hill in downtown Yangon. Shwedagon dominates the area and is visible from much of the city.
Our travel to Saigon from Bangkok went smoothly. The walk from our friends condo at Waterford Rama IV to the Phra Khanong BTS Sky Train took about twenty minutes… Read more “Saigon,Vietnam”