Fear-based Travel (and Life)

by Beth Whitman (February 20th, 2012)

I got a call a couple of weeks ago from a woman (I’ll call her Jane) who runs a tour company. She was looking for companies to connect with because the economy had not been good to her. She was doing the right thing – finding ways to help get the word out about what [...]

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Burma Photos (Part I – Temples)

by Beth Whitman (January 13th, 2012)

My trip to Burma last fall took me completely by surprise. This is a country that has had economic sanctions imposed upon it by the international community for nearly 20 years. Surely it would be struggling. I expected what I experienced in 1992 in Vietnam. Women begged me to help them find an American husband [...]

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Buddhist Prayer Bowls: Photo of the Day

by Beth Whitman (October 7th, 2010)

When you visit the Reclining Buddha in Bangkok, you’ll notice a row of prayer bowls along one wall of the building, along the back side of the Buddha. For good karma, you can purchase/donate about $1 in exchange for 108 coins. As you walk along this wall you place the coins, plink plink plink, into [...]

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