3 days camping in Yosemite: Yosemite falls

Day 1:  This was back in end of June 2017. We camped at the camp ground the night before we started hiking. We woke up early around 5.30 a.m. when it was still dark. We had quick breakfast but we spent forever for packing. We literally started at 9.00 a.m. on the trail head. we…

Donner peak: Day hike in North Lake Tahoe

This was back in June. I had never been to the north part of Lake Tahoe before so we decided to hike to Donner peak. There was a bit of water on the trail because the snow was melting down. As we got closer to the top, we found more snow up here. The trail…

MacDuff: British pub food in South Lake Tahoe

I was surprised by the food portion here. It was a lot. I could split it in three meals. This place was so popular. After we waited for a while, we got the table. I ordered corn beef. Ben got hamburger with french fried. Food was nice. I liked Ben’s hamburger more than mine.

Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe: so beautiful

Lake Tahoe is one of my favorite place in California, especially Emerald bay at south lake Tahoe. The small island is in the middle of the blue lake. It is a very beautiful scenery. The waterfall in the photo is Eagle fall. We parked a car by the road and took a picture of the…

Riva Grill: Nice place in Lake Tahoe

Riva grill is a nice restaurant by the Lake. We got onion soup, fish taco and salad with salmon. Onion soup was the best one from any onion soup that I had ever tried. I liked my fish taco. Fish tasted nice and fresh. Salad was also great.

White Temple (Wat Rong Khun): beautiful temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand

The most beautiful temple in Thailand is White Temple or Wat Rong Khun. This place was designed and painted by the famous Thai artist, Chalermchai Kositpipat. He is the one of my favorite artist. I like his artwork. This place used to be the old temple and it was reconstructed to be the wonderful temple like…

See the sunrise at Phu Chi Fa in Chiang Rai Thailand

We got here in the evening. Our attempt was to see the sunrise early in the morning. We had to woke up at 4.00 a.m. Then we took a truck at 4.30 a.m. and walked about 1 k.m. to get to the top of Phu Chi Fa. We waited more than an hour before the…

Wat Phra That Pha Ngao: Holy temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Since I read a tale about this place, I decided to visit this temple. In the tale, there was a local guy. He dreamed that a monk told him about the Buddha image underground.  After he woke up, he told everyone in the village and started to dig in the spot, which that monk told…