Seeing The Scale of Bangkok And Getting lost — Passport Overused (Reblog)

We all heard that Asian countries are developing cities and skyscrapers at a rapid pace. However, seeing it in person gives more meaning to that statement. So, Bangkok is big and about the same size as the city of New York City. Yet, I never have seen so many cars in bumper-to-bumper traffic in my…

Seeing The Scale of Bangkok And Getting lost — Passport Overused

*Recipes from Thailand

USS West Virginia – Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay — Pacific Paratrooper (Reblog)

Her wounds had been grievous that morning in 1941, when Japanese torpedo bombers  swept low over the shallow waters of Pearl Harbor and unleashed their deadly cargoes at the easy targets moored along Battleship Row.  The surface might of the U.S. Pacific Fleet was virtually helpless against the onslaught, and those ships moored outboard received […]

USS West Virginia – Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay — Pacific Paratrooper

***Reblogged by Francis Barker 2020. World War II history…

The Sun Sets in the Promised Land — The Pine-Scented Chronicles (reblog)

The Promised Land Mindanao is the Philippines’ third major island group; the other two are Luzon and Visayas. With its vast potential, Mindanao is often referred to as the Philippine’s promised land. However, this promise has been stymied by armed conflicts that permeated all throughout the island. Through the lenses of the media, it is […]

via The Sun Sets in the Promised Land — The Pine-Scented Chronicles

*** Wonderful travel post. This part of the world looks terrific – one day I may go.