Jayryn and I with the tree at Rockefeller Center
Christmas Morning at my mom's (there are more kids coming)
Pictures within pictures on the banks of the River Kwai
Dale and Jolon, "Come here often?"
Feeding (koi here), is a way "making merit" in Thai culture. The best part is you still get the merit even if you just like doing it.
We did not feed the tigers though
As I always say, nothing can go wrong if you have an abbot.
Sorry, I just like tigers
Hearts will be broken
Jolon was really excited about elephants, until this tried to put a hat on his head.
Dale didn't do so well either
This was technically a kiss
Washing your elephant
Riding your elephant
Rafting in Chiang Mai
The kids still call sugar cane "elephant food"
This was the highlight of the trip for my mom, just before their elephant wwent rogue
Jayryn makes more merit, writing his name on the back of a temple roof tile
Dale investigates the quality of Thai street sunglesses
Welcome to the Andaman Sea
The far side of Phra Nang Beach
Jayryn in the sand on Phra Nang Beach
And in the water
Low tide on East Railay
More merit! A Thai fire ballon
Food choices on Phra Nang beach
Part of the trail to Phra Nang Beach
Boat linup on the beach
A view of Railay west from the "lookout" on the lagoon trail. Our bungalow was in the line of rust roofs on in the middle on the right
Jayryn in the kayak
The boys and I in a long tail
Dale styling his Thai threads
Bangkok near MBK, or Bladerunner?
Dale's final thoughts on Thai wildlife
Night soccer near the river
Mom and Jolon
ferris wheel at Asiatique on the Chao Praya in Bangkok
At home I don't think they let you this close to the rhinos
Jolon contemplates the ostriches
I don't think I got the English name for this little guy
Jolon is not sure either
Jolon on Bang San Beach in Chonburi
Empty plate of som tam means a happy Thai wife