Tag Archives: nature

Farewell Spit

No, it’s not the name of some strange leaving ritual (though now that you mention it…) – it’s the stretch of land right at the tippy top of the South Island. Weather was inclement, but I wasn’t going to let … Continue reading

Posted in new zealand, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Angkor Wat – Prae Roup, Mebon, Ta Som, and Preah Khan

The sun had risen and more tourists began to arrive at Ta Prohm, so we were off! Our next stops were Prae Roup and Mebon. They are near one another and very similar in architectural style. Unlike Ta Prohm, which is in … Continue reading

Posted in Cambodia, SEA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Angkor Wat – Ta Prohm

The most rewarding “touristy” adventure I went on was seeing the Angkor Wat temples in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Posted in Cambodia, SEA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Cock, The Pig, and The Snake

I had been wanting to do a silent meditation retreat in Thailand, but wasn’t sure how much I’d get out of it, as many people said they received virtually no instructions beyond “Just focus on your breath.” If I was … Continue reading

Posted in Bali, Musings, SEA | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments