The Big Buddha Phuket Thailand

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The Big Buddha is on top of a large hill. We could see it clearly from our Villa in Karon. Entry is free, but donations are accepted. The Buddha is still under construction. Donations are what is paying to build it. The view from around the Buddha is beautiful. Women have to cover their shoulders. […]

Phuket Botanic Gardens, Phuket Thailand

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The Phuket Botanic Gardens is a hidden treasure. The entry fee is $500 Baht per person. (about $16 US) It was worth every penny. The gardens are set up by category. It was absolutely beautiful. Words don’t do it justice and neither do the pictures. We could have spent half the day looking at all […]

AIA Sand Castle Competition in Galveston Texas

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Every year tons of people flock to East Beach in Galveston for the AIA Sand Castle Competition. There were about 64 teams competing and they all did a great job. I can’t imagine getting sand to stack that high. There was a $10 parking fee. We didn’t get there until about 1:30 and it was […]

View of New Orleans

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These are random pictures that we took on our trip to New Orleans. You never know what you will see while you are there. The whole city seems to be covered in plaques. They are everywhere giving you the history of the location. This one was my favorite. This truck was sitting on the side […]

Garden District – New Orleans

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Make sure if you go to New Orleans that you visit the Garden District. You can hop on the St Charles Streetcar and enjoy the view as you go. Three dollars will get you an all day pass for any of the streetcars in New Orleans. Make sure you have exact change. Stroll through the […]