It felt impossible to try writing a book about traveling the world without visiting Asia. I decided to visit what’s known as the “Golden Circle” to backpackers solo-traveling through Southeast Asia.
Flying across the Pacific!
South Thailand…get on the water!
Travelers watching sunset on a beach only accessible by boat
I love watching life out here!
I love using chop sticks
Walkin to sunset
Thai flag leading the way
Monkeys playing in the sand
Sunset from the water
Hitchhiking in Thailand brings on wonderful families
My boy Mandel hanging in Chiang Mai, Thailand
Typical sightings on the road…smiling faces on motorbikes
Our final photo together after a wonderful 4 days together.
Cheers to ya buddy! Thanks for everything
My home in Pai, Thailand!
Giant Buddha on the mountain
My buddy Calvin showed me a great time! He was my first of five hitches to get me out of the tiny village of Pai
Cliff walking sunset
Shambhala for the Heart music festival in the mountains of north Thailand
Motorbike parking lot at the festival
Check out these buskers in Fang, Thailand!
Parents and people walking by filmed me dancing to their music
This photo is months after the previous one (after Laos and Cambodia), heading back into Bangkok for my flight back to the states
Travel makes you stronger, smarter, and a better human!
Bangkok walking leads to environments like this
Beautiful place to be!
Finish it out with some padthai!
Flying from Asia back to Chicago, but this time in a language I don’t understand. I did it!! 3+ months in Southeast Asia completed!