Today I am writing from Melaka, Malaysia. Or Malacca. Or Malaka. There are dozens of ways people spell this city, but one thing is constant: it's beautiful. It's a photographer's dream. There are so many interesting buildings and people that I have to fight not to take constant pictures of everything. We're staying at a … Continue reading Tea’s Company
Ahhh, Asia. Nothing makes the memories flood back like the little touches – squeezing onto a rush-hour train so crowded that falling over isn’t just not a concern, it’s an impossibility; various shops and stalls lining every free square inch of space selling food that can’t be pronounced easily with a lazy Middle-American tongue used … Continue reading The Silent Speaks…
**NOTE: Our renters are moving out at the end of August. If you are or know anyone that may be interested in renting our home, please let me know and I'll send you the information. Also, we've compiled our first inventory list of stuff we've picked up! If you want a list of what we've … Continue reading Welcome to Malaysia
Hey everyone - We are considering making a few bulk purchases of items that could be of interest to you all - things like sarongs, jewelry, brand-name clutch-wallets and silk scarves, etc. They're inexpensive compared to what you would pay in the States for similar items, and would help us raise some additional money. But … Continue reading Reader Poll
We landed in Kuala Lumpur yesterday afternoon, so we are no longer in Indonesia, for those that are following the story regarding the hotel bombings in Jakarta. Do not worry, we are just fine. Malaysia so far has been night and day different as far as cleanliness, safety, and general comfort level.