Jerusalem ~ Israel

Jerusalem is the capitol city of Israel. Traveling here from Tel Aviv took 45 minutes. Instead of a $75.00 taxi ride we rode the public minibus direct to Jerusalem for $6.00 each. This was fun because the driver was crazy. He weaved in and out of traffic at high speeds and got us there at least 15 minutes earlier than scheduled.  While walking our luggage through the market to get to our apartment, we encountered our first Jerusalem street performer. ThisRead more

Chiang Mai Thailand

Chiang Mai is located in the northern part of Thailand. The word Chiang Mai means new city. This is also the home to the hill tribes. Even though Chiang Mai is north, the weather is still very hot with humidity. Enough humidity to make you sweat and become very agitated when your hungry.  From Bangkok it’s a 1 1/2 hour flight.  Visiting the Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Center, I learned that Chiang Mai was once filled with teak woodRead more