Travel Blog Series – Thailand, Koh Phi Phi – Koh Lanta, Krabi – Post #18

We woke up and had our last breakfast, and then we packed up and checked out to go get our 11:30 am ferry to Koh Lanta, Krabi, our next destination.  The ferry was an hour away from Phi Phi, and when we arrived the skies had clouded over which was a bit disappointing - but what we were … Continue reading Travel Blog Series – Thailand, Koh Phi Phi – Koh Lanta, Krabi – Post #18

Travel Blog Series – China, Denfeng to Beijing – Post #11

Shaolin Temples Today we woke up early and visited the Shaolin temples. Unsure of what to expect, we pulled up on the bus and walked down a walkway to the temples with different schools of monks down the side practicing Kung Fu, as well as several others marching through with flags.  We took a brief walk around the pagoda … Continue reading Travel Blog Series – China, Denfeng to Beijing – Post #11

Travel Blog Series – China, Xi’an to Dengfeng – Post #10

Terracotta warriors:  After another early rise, we got some breakfast and jumped on a 2-hour bus journey to go see the terracotta warriors. As we were informed, the terracotta warriors were an army built out of clay to protect the emperor Qin's grave. This was a very long process occupying 7,000 people to build the clay figures and began as soon as … Continue reading Travel Blog Series – China, Xi’an to Dengfeng – Post #10