Jayryn and I with the tree at Rockefeller Center


Christmas Morning at my mom's (there are more kids coming)


Thai Uncles


Thai Paddleboat


Thai Family


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


Two boys


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


Up! Up!


and...


Away!


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


Flamingos


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


Cousins


Grandpa


Empty plate of som tam means a happy Thai wife