In case you are not aware, I grew up in Arizona. My desert upbringing familiarized me with various shapes and sizes of cacti, the different textures of each of the mountain ranges that completely encircled my hometown, and, as I often bemoaned, the color brown. Every flight I took, primarily in those angst-filled preteen years, I would […]
When I lived in the Netherlands, my mother made the journey to Breda, met my friends and experienced my daily European life. This year, she added Thailand to the list. Only this time, we rode motorbikes instead of bicycles, sipped tropical drinks on a river instead of shots of vodka from a water bottle, and walked through jungles instead of cobbled streets.
Anyone who knows me is well aware of my obsession with hiking and trail running and all things outdoors. This may make my decision to live in the big city seem pretty silly, but Thailand is full of national parks so it’s not hard to catch a ride to a neighboring jungle. Khao Yai was […]