Daydream: Panna Meena ka Kund { India }

Hello friends!  Today I’m { daydreaming } about the amazing unique designs of an old steep well in Jaipur, India.  Built in the 16th century, this eight story well with criss-cross steps, recessed doorways, and octagonal gazebos makes for a fun photo-op!  This would have been a place of community gathering – where people would come to chat, relax,…

Adventure Running Series…Whoa!

I think I found the holy grail of the Runner’s Bucket List – Adventure Marathon.  With names like these…who can resist?!  Bagan Temple (Myanmar), The Great Wall (China), The Big Five (South Africa), Petra Desert (Jordan), and The Polar Circle (Greenland). Stumbling across this site made me frantically search for all the best international locations for races!…

Daydream: Seven Coloured Earth { Mauritius }

Hello friends!  Today I’m { daydreaming } about this amazing geological formation found in the Chamarel Plain in Mauritius.  The sand is divided into seven colors: blue, purple, yellow, red, brown, violet, and green.  The truly remarkable part of the formation is that the colors spontaneously settle in different layers, creating dunes with surreal, striped coloring.  Even if…

Daydream: Angkor Wat { Cambodia }

Hello friends!  Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia.  Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th to the 15th centuries, including the famous Temple of Angkor Wat.  Today I’m { daydreaming } about this temple complex built by King Suryavarman II…

Daydream: Tanah Lot, Bali { Indonesia }

Hello friends!  Today I’m { daydreaming } about this exotic temple in Bali, Indonesia.  Tanah Lot is located on the coast of West Bali, at the village of Beraban in the Tabanan Regency.  The temple is dramatic in its ocean-front location and is one of the main temples in the worship of Balinese gods.  Tanah Lot…

Daydream: Pamukkale { Turkey }

Hello friends!  Today I’m { daydreaming } about this amazing World Heritage Site in Turkey.  Pamukkale, meaning “cotton castle” in Turkish, is a natural site in Denizli Province in southwestern Turkey.  The city contains hot springs and travertines, terraces of carbonate minerals left by the flowing water.  It is Turkey’s foremost mineral-bath spa because of its…