December 7, 2002 Greetings all from Bangkok, Thailand!!! Bangkok leaves me speechless because it is so utterly different and fascinating. I have no words to describe it, but I'll do my best. The 30-hour trip began by wandering the solitary back roads of Oregon and ended in the heart of crowded, congested, and polluted Bangkok. We were met by Syy and Jim in the airport and whisked away to our "hotel." Outside of this hotel were the slums of … [Read more...]
Elizabeth has always loved travel for the sensory aliveness and perspective that comes with being in foreign territory. She studied cultural anthropology in college and loves learning languages. Even when she is not traveling, she prizes seeking out the foreign in the familiar. In this way, she intentionally chooses how she wishes to live, choosing that which nurtures the senses and engages the human spirit.