I am home and mostly unpacked with a load of laundry done. Now replaced and sitting in the Branson airport for my next adventure. It seems like ages ago I was sitting in this same seat awaiting this study away trip. Now I just need one more week in the sun to sleep off the jetlag! … [Read more...] about Back to reality…almost
We are getting ready to head to the airport this morning, and of course it's the first morning it has rained since our first day in Vietnam. These last two weeks have been wonderful, and I'm going to miss all the friends I've made and memories I've had. I'm so glad I can come back home saying that I have made the absolute most of this trip. … [Read more...] about Last day
Yesterday we went out on a boat cruise to Phi Phi island. It was a lot different than I expected and we were with a lot of people on the boat, but it was still fun. We went to Monkey island to snorkel and swim in the shallow waters, and then we went to Phi Phi to have lunch and explore. The boat ride itself was long and most of us got sunburned. Half a bottle of aloe vera and … [Read more...] about Boat ride
Tonight we went to eat at a restaurant on the beach. I don't know the name of the place, but it was good food and we were able to watch the sun set as we were eating. After dinner everyone split off into different groups. A couple people and I stayed behind at the beach and walked along the surf for a while before walking through the night market back to the hotel. Their … [Read more...] about Evening in Phuket
Last night we had a dinner cruise planned. I was disappointed because only four of us showed up to go. We went to see a gem factory on the way and it was very interesting watching them mold the settings and seeing all of the jewels in the showroom. A couple of us even bought small items for ourselves. Then some of the others decided they wanted to go to the cruise, so we met … [Read more...] about Goodbye Bangkok, Hello Phuket!