Sawadee ka Bangkok

Day Three: After a wonderful nights sleep, we meandered down to breakfast around 10am. Walking past the rice and noodles, I filled up on a more “Western” spread of french toast, bacon, watermelon, OJ and lots of water. With a plan in place, we made our way along the riverside to the water taxi. Our …

The Journey

Day One and Two: While I love traveling to new places, the journey there can be a bit tedious. I set off from Cleveland for Chicago at the lovely hour of 4:30am to be treated to a 6 hour layover. To make the morning even better, I ended up with a tension headache. Because being …

Hello Roma!

Day Fifteen  There is nothing like a chilled brisk walk to start your day. With our luggage in tow, we made our way past the Duomo through the streets of Florence to the train station. Barbara once again packed us a picnic for the train; another delicious prosciutto sandwich! The ride was about an hour and …

FLO

Day Thirteen  This morning I slept in a bit while Barbara went grocery shopping at the market. She made plans to prepare a dinner for Mady, Sami and myself. Unfortunately, I was attacked by mosquitos during the night. The bites are small though and I hope they disappear soon. After having a pastry and a …

Firenze

Day Twelve  It was a gloomy morning in Venice as we packed our bags for Florence. When we stepped outside, we were met with a thick fog. The sign at the vaporetto stop said it was postponed due to the fog. This meant we had to hoof it across Venice with our luggage. We were …