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Lake time in Crystal Lake, Michigan

We visited our friends Jordan and Annette, spending a relaxing pre-fourth up at their cottage in north Michigan.

Island hopping tour near Koh Yao Noi, Thailand

We went on a private island hopping tour with a Dutch couple we met while arriving. It was a fun day visiting great islands, beaches, and swimming holes near Koh Yao Noi.

Walking around in Mandalay, Myanmar

We spent a couple days in Mandalay. We visited some of the most common attractions and did our share of walking to get ready for our upcoming three-day trek.

Bagan Day 1 in Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan is one of the must-see attractions in Burma. Comparable only to Angkor Wat, it is a sprawling area of temple ruins that stretch as far as the eye can see.

SkyBridge in Langkawi, Malaysia

We waited until the weekend was over to visit one of the main tourist attractions: SkyBridge, a suspension bridge between two mountain peaks.

360° viewpoint in Langkawi, Malaysia

We moved more north into Langkawi and visited the highest peak to watch the sunset from a 360-degree viewpoint.

Phadeng Peak in Nong Khiaw, Laos

Phadeng Peak is a steep, moderate hike that ends with a great view of Nong Khiaw and the upstream river toward Muang Ngoy.

Hiking in Muang Ngoy, Laos

Our only full day in Muang Ngoy was spent hiking. We hiked to a nearby cave and village, then went on a separate hike to see the sunset.

Big Knob at Cave Lodge

Our first activity at Cave Lodge was an easy local spot called Big Knob. It's a short hike, no guide needed, and it can be done in about two hours.

Lion's Head in Cape Town, South Africa

Lion's Head is an easy hike for people of all skill levels. We easily made the top in about an hour, and we heard it's a good spot for night hiking too.