WEES BAR PETROGLYPHS

Over the weekend I hiked 15 miles along the Snake River, through Swan Falls – A canyon carved out almost 15,000 years ago by the second largest flood in the geological history of the world, Lake Bonneville Flood. It’s estimated that during this cataclysmic event, the peak discharge in the Swan Falls area was 33 million…

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CAMPING PIONEERVILLE

I’m so ready for summer break to start; we have a lot of fun trips planned, starting with one to California in about 2 weeks! On a side note, I recently bought a map of all the ghost towns in Idaho so that when we are in town this summer we will have endless opportunities to explore,…

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RUINS OF AYUTTHAYA

The city of Ayutthaya was built in 1350 and once served as the capital of Siam. It was one of the world’s largest cities at the time and became a vital economic and political center. That is, until the Burmese invaded in 1767 and burned it to the ground. You can still find remnants of the…

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WAT ARUN

There are over 31,000 temples (wats) scattered throughout Thailand. And Wat Arun, otherwise known as the “Temple of the Dawn“, is a must see. The temple’s name is derived from the Hindu god Aruna, God of Dawn. I love this temple for it’s intricate details –  it is adorned with sea shells and porcelain from top…

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