...if you’re not willing to take what is dearest to you, whether plans or people, and kiss it good-bye, you can’t be my disciple...

Jesus of Nazareth

Songkran: Thai New Year

WATER FIGHT!!! What began centuries ago as a traditional celebration of the Thai astrological new year has devolved into a friendly national water fight geared

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Yo ho, me hearties… yo ho!

On the small island of Panglao, south of Bohol, in the middle of the Philippine archipelago, local fishermen have turned dolphin watching into an commercial

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Don't feed the animals

Now halfway into a short-term tour of SE Asia; it’s time for a family break to debrief and unwind from the constant cultural adjustments that

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Alms for the boaters?

On tour with family for a couple of weeks to the Visayas, central islands of Philippines. Fishermen in small boats called “bancas” from the island

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