Sandra and John Scott have been exploring the world and writing about their travels since the 1980s. See the world through their eyes. The world is an amazing place.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Welcome back!

Special dinner on the beach 

Visiting Myanmar's capital 

Sunday, January 20, 2013

Sri Lanka - An Amazing Island

Colombo - the capital
The Hilton
Slave Island
The giant Buddha at Drumalla
the iconic citadel of Sigiriya

Our private plunge pool at Ulagalla
and our room.
Awesome place!

The archaeological sites at

Stops along the way
A huge water monitor
Things made from the
 palm tree
(18 trees will
support a family!)

The Elephant orphanage
Temple of the Tooth

Cultural Show with
walking on HOT coals!

Safari at Chaaya Wild
No leopard, tho


Fort at Galle
John helping the fishermen
haul in the day's catch

Fish massage
Turtle sanctuary

Jetwing Hotel
Visiting Jetwing's
foster school


Moonstone mine
and stilt fishing

Tea Factory
And beautiful waterfalls

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Exploring Hong Kong Island

Ibis Hotel on
Hong Kong Island

View from the
30th floor

Breakfast included sticky rice steamed in a lotus leaf.
Dinner was chicken
with jasmine rice.

Man Mo Temple
Colorful and smelled great with all the incense.

Within  walking distance of the hotel one can buy Tiffany, antiques, and dried fish.

And down the road from all the fancy shops is the Petty Person Beating Place. 

There are always these little secret gardens. One wall explained all the herb they were going and what they were used for.

Friday, December 28, 2012

Long Beach Peninsula, Washington

 Sunset on the longest beach in the United States and the best place to stay - Sherburne Inn, the oldest operating hotel in Washington.
 Cape Disappointment
and the
Kite Museum

Historic Oysterville
The Pacific Museum