Category Archives: Travel

Two days in Barcelona (a year later – a delayed post)

Barcelona Barcelona Barcelona… After a day at on the beaches of the Costa del and an uneventful flight, we were in Barcelona and thinking about dinner, well that is after our taxi ride from the Airport. The taxi ride:  from two … Continue reading

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Footnote – It’s not a good idea to leave your PC on a plane!

11:45 Sunday night November 24th – After over 30 hours of travel (Pattaya – Bangkok – Hong Kong – Shanghai – Chicago – Boston – Norfolk) and watching the patriots win in overtime, I realized that I had left my … Continue reading

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My last day in Thailand and a wreck dive

Offshore there are several islands named “Near Islands”, “Far Islands” and “Coral Island” named for touristic that can’t master the local language, unlike me.  Near Island was accessible by ferry taking about 45 minutes that is unless it sinks, like … Continue reading

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The actual beaches of Pattaya

  I started my day on Pattaya Beach, a busy, crowded beach with lounge chairs, umbrellas and beach bars skinny but stretching over 2 miles.  My hotel is just across the street “Beach Road” that runs parallel to the beachfront, … Continue reading

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From the cool weather of the North to the heat of PATTAYA!

After another flight and another story, let’s just say I didn’t book a fight beforehand and had a little problem getting out of Chiang Mai.  I finally landed in Bangkok and jumped into a taxi for the 2 hour drive … Continue reading

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Overlooking the City of Chiang Mai

A 45 minute ride through the city, up a winding road and then 300 steps (way to many for this 50-year-old to climb) and I was on a mountainside perch overlooking the City of Chiang Mai from the temple of … Continue reading

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From Long necks to Long ears

Another trip next to the Long Neck people are the Long ear people, not kidding….

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