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Posted by on Mar 8, 2012 in Asia, Explore, Japan

Kinkaku-ji “Golden Pavilion” – Kyoto, Japan

Kinkaku-ji “Golden Pavilion” – Kyoto, Japan

The Golden Pavilion is one of 17 locations comprising the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto listed by UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. Kinkakuji (金閣寺) is a Zen temple in Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. Shiny, beautiful Gold Leaf – They don’t call it the Golden Pavilion for nothing.

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Posted by on Feb 1, 2012 in Asia, Cambodia

Angkor Wat: How to kill an asthmatic Canadian friend

Angkor Wat: How to kill an asthmatic Canadian friend

When people think of Angor Wat, they think of the giant temples, the incredible architecture, and other wonderful things. And of course they should. Angkor Wat IS all of these things. But for me – Angkor Wat reminds me of how I almost killed my asthmatic Canadian friend. (oops) 

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