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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SONGKRAN WATER FESTIVAL 2013

While I was living in Thailand, I experienced my first Songkran – the Thai New Year. Songkran is the ultimate celebration that takes place every year from April 13th – 15th. (In some parts of Thailand it’s celebrated all week!) Basically, it’s one giant party for three+ days straight. During the day, everyone pours into the…

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THUNDER MOUNTAIN MONUMENT

If you’ve ever driven through Nevada on I-80, then you’ve passed by Thunder Mountain Monument, and chances are you’ve wondered to yourself or outloud “what the hell is that thing?!” (I know I for sure did, hence why we stopped there in the first place) At first glance it looks like a colossal tower of…

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TEMPLE OF THE RECLINING BUDDHA

Wat Pho is another beautiful temple worth visiting in Bangkok. You could spend your entire evening walking around the temple grounds admiring the architecture. It is one of the largest and oldest wats in Thailand and regarded as the birthplace of the Thai massage. So maybe give one of those a try when you’re in…

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