Roadtrip Day 2: An Aqueduct “just around the corner”

While we were visiting the Convent of Christ in Tomar, the map of the site said that there was an aqueduct attached. Tyler was pretty excited about this, never having seen a real aqueduct. Kevin and I had seen some in Lisbon, but agreed that it was pretty cool. While Tyler and I searched for…

Roadtrip Day 1 (still!): Quinta da Regaleira

If you've ever read this blog, you know that we typically take our travel slowly. Even if that means we miss out on some possible sites, we always try to spend the maximum amount of time in our travel pursuits, in an attempt to really understand where it is that we're visiting. Clearly we didn't…

Phnom Penh’s Riverside

Once upon a time, when Europeans were running around claiming things with flags (maybe that still happens?), Phnom Penh was known as the Paris of the East, due to the beautiful architecture and boulevards that the French oh so graciously bestowed upon them. That said, colonization is not cool, but super awesome boulevards along riversides…