Archives for March 2010

Ubon Darwin and the Temple of Bloom: The Quest

The clearing offered a view of the destination. There atop a white foundation was the golden antenna. One hundred more paces and we would be inside the walls. It was time to find out why I had to visit this place atop a hill on the outskirts of Khong Jiam. I passed through the gate […]

Ubon Darwin and the Temple of Bloom: The Journey

It is a long, but not winding road that leads to who knows where. All I know is I had an urge to walk up it. I also knew it was hot and humid. The trail was wide, covered in red dirt and boulders and walled in by water starved trees and shrubs. Mother nature […]

Ubon Darwin and the Temple of Bloom: The Call

When traveling sometimes it is easy to miss gems towards the end of a journey. This is especially true it the route you have taken more than a few times. I find myself getting anxious to reach my destination. I have the need to stretch my legs. The volume from the call of nature getting […]