Kelimutu, Flores

3:45… darkness still owned the night, but the countless stars signified a cloudless sky. Piling into a neon orange bemo, the twisting climb to Kelimutu National Park began. From the parking lot a short 30 minute walk lit by narrow beams of light from our torches brought me to the viewpoint. The darkness retreated as … More Kelimutu, Flores

Sukothai, Thailand

A city on the central plains of Thailand, a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is located nearly right in the middle of the two biggest cities, Bangkok and Chiang Mai. For a short time in the 13th and 14th centuries, Sukhothai presided as Thailand’s capital. Old Sukhothai is now a gathering of exquisite ruins, where the … More Sukothai, Thailand