2012 was an incredible year; one of the best ever. I'm stoked to see what 2013 brings! Here's a few pictures to illustrate the countdown of my TOP 12 EXPERIENCES OF 2012!
*For the full blog post, click on the relevant link (title) for each.
# 12. Many visits to Khanom-- one of my favorite beaches in Thailand
|this little piggy went to the beach|
# 11. Wrestling with tigers at the Tiger Kingdom in Chiang Mai
|got 'em, coach!|
|"Come here and give me a kiss, ya big pussy!"|
# 10. Living in a shipping container home in the jungle
|Jungle crib... Surat Thani, Thailand.|
# 9. Private helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Lukla, Nepal
|"Get in the choppa!"|
|Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.|
|TKE's at Travis & Nicole's wedding in NY|
|Mom and the boys|
|Dad's wedding. A healthy bloodline right there.|
# 7. A month spent traveling Thailand's "Northern Loop"
|Karen "long neck" at the hilltribe village|
|me with the monks in Mae Hong Son|
# 6. Return to Khao Sok National Park and Ratchaprapha Dam
|conquerors of the cave|
|coolest lake ever... eat your heart out Jurassic Park|
# 4. Finishing my first half marathon and organizing a fundraiser for my Burmese students in Mae Sot
# 1. Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek
|Top of the World (almost)|
|Kala Patthar (5,545 meters/18,192 feet in elevation)|
BONUS MENTION: Scuba diving in Koh Tao (forgot about this one)
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