Shwedagon Pagoda & Chinatown

We walked a good portion of Yangon today, but the highlights were the Shwedagon Pagoda complex and the street vendors in Chinatown. This morning after a lovely breakfast at Ten Mile Hotel, we took a cab into the city from the area around the airport. It was a long drive and I was grateful that […]

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Extended Birthday

I celebrated for five days in a row this year. I think I deserve it. 😉 My birthday was Tuesday, but I took a few days off work and began the reveling on the Saturday before. First up was an overdue visit to my friend Vladimir in St. Johns, a neighborhood of Portland. We went […]

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SeaQuest Inn Bed & Breakfast

I’d like to take the time to talk about our Christmas lodging before I continue on the journey. If you are interested, click here for Day one and here for Day two. Arno found the SeaQuest Inn Bed & Breakfast online for us, and reserved three nights. The closest town is Yachats, seven miles to […]

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Visiting the Treasure Valley

Tara’s Spring Break was last week, so I took the week off work, and we made plans for a road trip. Arno suggested going to Moab, Utah, since that is what he and the boys have done multiple times in the past. T and I were game. We went in separate vehicles, since I could […]

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