Back to Phuket, Thailand (Tsunami on My Mind)

In 2004 Laura and I were spending Christmas vacationing in Phuket, Thailand. We had no idea what a permanent part of our life this vacation was about to become. We’ve been back to Phuket one other time since the tsunami and we couldn’t walk for more than a few minutes down the street or the beach…

Bangkok at Last

We finally made it. After a four hour weather delay in Hong Kong we made it to Bangkok. Of all the airports to be stuck in Hong Kong is probably one of the best to be stranded. On top of that, we did the unusual and upgraded to business class on Cathay Pacific. Cathay’s Business…

Inside the hongs

One of the islands we first explored. It’s hard to see here, but along the waterline there are very small caves. At certain times, when the tide is just right, you can find a cave that goes into the hollowed out center of the island. The day after Christmas we took an all-day (10-hour) boat…