Sunrise, Sunset on Santorini

Santorini days are bookmarked by some of the most majestic sunrises and sunsets I have ever seen. During the ten marvelous days we spent on this legendary Greek island, our only task was just to decide how to spend the time in between. And so we filled our agenda with a cooking class, learning howContinue reading “Sunrise, Sunset on Santorini”

Twinkle, Twinkle Wat Xieng Thong – Luang Prabang, Laos

In the late afternoon sunlight, the small shrine’s mosaic-adorned walls shimmered like precious gems. As I shifted my footing and perspective – moving only mere inches at a time – different vignettes were illuminated by the vibrant rays. The Buddhist shrine – on which the cut glass portrays Buddhist imagery – is one of twentyContinue reading “Twinkle, Twinkle Wat Xieng Thong – Luang Prabang, Laos”

Photo du Jour: Sunset Over the Mekong – Luang Prabang, Laos

‘Twas a lovely manner in which to be greeted in our newest home away from home city: a tangerine-colored sun swiftly slipping behind the mountains, slow boats gracefully coasting along the Mekong, and merchants carrying hundreds of baskets of oranges from the boats to trucks waiting on the quay. Ah, lovely Luang Prabang!

Photo Du Jour: Phnom Penh’s Royal Palace at Sunset

Tuktuks pass by the exterior of Phnom Penh’s Royal Palace compound, just before sunset. The opulent structure was built in the 1860s.