The best way to get around Sri Lanka is by cab. From one major area the next is a three to nine hour cab ride. We made a few stops along the way to stretch our legs.
Dave, Sheila, Jackie and I took a drive deep into the desert to spend the night camping under the stars. We even made a fire from flint, a sliver of steel and a cotton ball, which was important for warmth and SMORES!
Funny, after all the time we spent in India this area in Dubai was the first time we felt it was safe enough to eat Indian street food without a Deli Belly conclusion.
We drove from Petra to visit the Dead Sea (on the Jordan side). We had a good laugh floating with ease in the salty sea, covered in mineral mud. The water was so salty that after a few minutes our lips began to puff!
Drive to Petra Our drive from Amman Airport to the town of Petra Petra I Our hike from the entrance of Petra, passed the Treasury and to the Nabatean Theatre Petra II Up the cliff staircase, with some amazing views of the valley, and to the Monastery
We’ve seen some crazy things on scooters but this took the cake. 5-stars for form and execution. For 5 minutes leading up to this clip (sorry, I got my camera started late) these guys were scratching their head, trying various mattress/scooter positions until they got it it right. I love the final starfish approach!
I’ve heard mixed reviews from friends about their visit to Bangkok. Here was our take. What we hated about Bangkok The old district was filled with beautiful palaces, temples, and markets – some of which took our breath away. Most of the time however we were cramped in huge queues and packed walkways. Traffic was…