Browsing all posts from July, 2011.

Russian Sokol KV-2 Spacesuit

July 30th, 2011 | No Comments

The Sokol KV-2 is a pressurized launch suit, worn during lift-off and re-entry.

Temple Offerings

July 29th, 2011 | No Comments

These are some out-takes. We bought some items to make an offering, but got lost trying to find the right temple.

Apollo 15 Moon Rock

July 28th, 2011 | No Comments

This Apollo 15 Moon rock is on display at Chabot Science Center.

The Monsters of Lumphini

July 23rd, 2011 | 2 Comments

Creatures that would cause a panic in the West wander around freely in Bangkok.

Baan Tong Luang - Identifying the various tribes.

July 20th, 2011 | No Comments

Here are representative members of the four hill tribes seen in my Baan Tong Luang video.

Leah - A Classic Antique Telescope

July 17th, 2011 | 1 Comment

This beautiful telescope was built in 1883, and is still used every night.

The Golden Mount

July 12th, 2011 | No Comments

We hike to the top of the Golden Mount, on a hot Bangkok day.

Vintage Telescope - Rachel

July 7th, 2011 | No Comments

Built in 1915, Rachel is one of the largest refractor telescopes in the world.

Creature from the Black Khlong

July 6th, 2011 | 1 Comment

I wonder what other strange creatures live in there?

Einstein's Telescope

July 2nd, 2011 | 1 Comment

This beautiful brass telescope belonged to Albert Einstein.