Amazing Race Asia 5 -9th Leg

Just finished watching Amazing Race Asia Season 5‘s 9th leg where both teams from the Philippine qualified for the final leg of this year’s Race. Wow! Husband and wife team Eric and Rona finished first in this leg held in Indonesia. Beauty queens Maggie and Parul and Parul finished in second place. The team from Malaysia – beauty queens Chloe and Yvonne  – came in third, joining the two teams from the Philippines in the season finale of Amazing Race Asia Season 5. Indonesian girls Treasuri and Luisa were the last team to arrive after getting Yielded by Maggie and Parul, then later U-turned by Eric and Rona. … Continue reading Amazing Race Asia 5 -9th Leg

In Pictures: Wat Phu Khao Tong (Golden Mountain Temple), Ayutthaya, Thailand

The wife and I recently went on a month-long travel vacation. One of our stops was the ancient kingdom of Ayutthaya in Thailand. The first Wat (temple) we visited in Ayutthaya was the impressive  Wat Phu Khao Tong  (Golden Mountain Temple). Notice the golden tip? Climb the steps up the temple, and one gets a wonderful view of the surrounding area from this level. View of the Boulevard from the Northern side of the Temple. Chedi. south of the main temple. Stupa. Located south of the temple, near the monastery Entrance to the Monastery Golden Buddha statues. located southwest of the main … Continue reading In Pictures: Wat Phu Khao Tong (Golden Mountain Temple), Ayutthaya, Thailand