Buildings in Bangkok, Thailand from the river.
On our first day out in Bangkok, we were looking for Songkran, the Thai new year’s festival that involves a lot of water. We did find the party, eventually. First, we were re-directed on a little shake-down cruise by tuk tuk drivers.
We arrived at Siam sky train [...]
Bananas on the boat
Ahhh. Air conditioning is delicious. We’ve moved to our last stop in the Seychelles, on the Island of Praslin. The heat on the boat was tiring. Coming from a different latitude, we’d expected that the thermal mass of the ocean would be cooler than the air on land, rather than [...]
This morning might have been our last snorkeling outing in the Seychelles. We were at Felicity Island today, our last full day on the Catamaran. From here we have three nights on Praslin, and then we fly out to Thailand. Marlie and I followed a sea turtle for a while on our way back to [...]
The colors and canal and lovers of Burano, Italy. OK- huggers, but I thought it made for a good shot.
Burano Bicycle. A photo I took last spring when we were staying in Venice on the European part of our trip around the world. Someone recommended we make the water bus ride out to [...]
Wall art in the tunnel of love- Via dell’Amore, near Riomaggiore, Italy, one of the Cinque Terre.
Lovers bring locks to tie their love in the Via dell’Amore. They hang from every fence and gate.
Riomaggiore is one of the five lands of the Cinque Terre National Park in Italy. It is famous [...]
Omis and the pirate fort
Like a turtle pushing its head tentatively from the protection of its shell, we are beginning to take a look around us. We arrived in Croatia with a backlog of work, and our first several days were spent looking backwards or toward setting up a household.
Because we were in [...]
As Gill Adventures is a site about travel, as you might expect, I’ve been traveling a little this spring. Over spring break in late March, John and I took the girls back to the Alvord Desert just East of the Steens Mountain. our first night there were no lower campsites open, so we drove up [...]