Every good Asian adventure begins with a taxi ride. Bangkok, as the journey began.
Chinese shop in Bangkok
Aurora looks on in awe at the fake ID's available out in public
Food vendors galore.
The whitening cream in Asia never ceases to fascinate me.
Green tea mouthwash? It didn't taste good.
Oh, the things you find at a simple 7-11 in Bangkok.
Our lovely hostel room, complete with a balcony and air-con.
There's some pretty nifty sewing machines on the street in BKK!
Medan, Sumatra, Indonesia. Through a hostel window.
Our hostel was a mad riot of blue and yellow.
The one tourist attraction in Medan: The mosque.
Korans stacked up for future use.
He asked to take our picture, handed his cell phone to a friend, and keeled down in front of us with his hands wide open in a very non-serious pose. So, I figured he wouldn't mind me shooting one of him!
Don't fall in.
Friendly people everywhere.
We explored the nearby mall - it was several floors of culture and interest.
They wanted my picture, too.
Next we hit Bukit Lawang for a jungle trek to experience semi-wild orangutans.