Ho Chi Minh City

Good morning Vietnam! Well, it actually wasn’t such a good morning… we got off the bus from Cambodia in the middle of one of Vietnam’s busiest cities, groggy and disoriented. We carefully negotiated a deal with a taxi driver (after waving away most of the ones who had ambushed us when we got off the…

Siem Reap: Preah Khan Temple

So anyone who does their research will know that the Temples of Angkor cannot be seen in a day… Lonely Planet literally says, “if you’ve got only one day to see the temples, that’s unfortunate.” We spent several days exploring the temples, and I took hundreds of photos, so I will be splitting our visits…

Jodhpur: The Blue City

We were in Jodhpur briefly on our way to Amritsar, and were intrigued by the narrow, twisty-turny alleyways. The whole place was painted a lovely periwinkle blue (which we didn’t realize until morning, as we arrived in the dark of night). Despite the narrow and confusing alleys, Jodhpur is pretty tourist-friendly. Most of the popular…