Tag Archives: ruins

Going to Thailand? Don’t Miss Sukhothai!

Going to Thailand? Don’t Miss Sukhothai!

Thailand has a well worn tourist trail and breaking away from it took some effort. Being shuttled to predetermined destinations, and scammed even though you’ve been warned, is almost as inevitable as getting sunburned.  (I know what you’re thinking.  Shouldn’t both of those things be avoidable with the use of a little common sense? Yes, […]

Discovering Archeo-astronomy in Chaco Canyon

Discovering Archeo-astronomy in Chaco Canyon

Fourteen of us caravanned through the desert in two vans.  It was a cultural anthropology class studying the native populations of the American Southwest.  We pulled into Chaco Canyon and our instructor announced, “Students, I have a surprise for you,” and promptly ushered us into the visitor center to see a movie.  I was pissed.  […]