With my mom in town, we decided to show her the islands surrounding Phuket and the greater area. We went cruising through Phang Nga Bay in the Andaman Sea. There are so many incredible things to see and we had a great boat crew to take us along.
My mom flew into Singapore and we thought it would be a great surprise to take her to Thailand for a few days. We stayed at the JW Marriott, just north of the airport and it was incredible. You don’t have the hustle and bustle that the south of Phuket is known for it is very peaceful, clean, and quiet.
Lots more from our boating adventure in Phuket next post!
We had to go and visit Mickey while in HK and this Disneyland is small enough to easily do it in a day. Cam was obviously too young to ride many of the rides (besides “It’s a Small World”) but he loved seeing the characters and the parade. The weather in December was pretty chilly most of the time, but on this day, the sun came out and it warmed up rather nicely.
I have been behind…so far, in fact, that I totally forgot I had more photos to process from our trip to Hong Kong (from December!). Sheesh.
We took the train and then the cable car to the Po Lin Monastery and Big Buddha (Tian Tan) statue. It is the largest outdoor bronze seated Buddha, on top of the mountains just outside of Hong Kong.
It started out as a very cloudy day but when we arrived at the top of the mountain, the clouds gave way to a beautiful blue sky.
This was our favorite part of the HK vacation. With a short train ride, you are out of the craziness of the city and into mountains and wilderness.
We got the chance to visit the Monkey Forest in Ubud, where literally, hundreds of monkeys parade around and pose for a banana and other local fruit. We didn’t partake in the food offering but the views around the forest were incredible.
Whew! It has been a while. Travel for work and play, family visits, and life has gotten the best of my posting timeliness! Well fear not, we are back!
I am going to do things a little out of order so please forgive me. We recently got to Bali and I edited some photos so I wanted to get them up for everyone. This will be the first part of the trip. Round 2 to follow shortly.
It was Lucy’s and Cam’s first time in Indonesia, so they were excited for a new stamp in their passport…always calls for a celebration!
We stayed at an incredible resort, Chapung Sebali, in Ubud. We chose Ubud to be closer to the temples and historic areas. If you want a beach, head to Thailand. There are only 8 villas in the entire place. Incredible service, incredible privacy, amazing atmosphere!
Lucy wanted to stop into our parking deck prior to going to our apartment. Apparently, there are many very rich people that live in our building.
Someday, maybe one of these babies will be ours. Until then, we can keep dreaming!