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Archive for September, 2008

Mopeds, a map and no plan

Friday, September 5th, 2008

CHIANG RAI, Thailand – Did we mention we loved the mopeds? So much, in fact, we used them again to explore Chiang Rai and the surrounding countryside. See it all in today’s photo gallery.

Thai Elephant Conservation Center

Friday, September 5th, 2008

LAMPANG, Thailand – On a trip through Lampang, we decided to make the trek to see one of Thailand’s living, breathing national symbols – the elephant. See it all in today’s photo gallery.

About LongJaunt Equal parts lighthearted jaunt and in-depth journey, this intimately documented trip around the world has one goal: to bring you along for the ride.

Thushan Amarasiriwardena

, former Senior Multimedia Producer at The Boston Globe, has always loved telling a great story. Combining his eye for visual story telling and his technical background in computer science at North Carolina State University, Thushan has reported on business, sports and travel for The Globe. You can find his site here.

Michael Kurtz

, graduated with a degree in Ethnomusicology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His thesis research focused on the intersection of race and music in Northeastern Brazil. He worked previously as A&R and Production Coordinator for Putumayo World Music, an international music record label based in New York City. You can find his site here.

Brian Rogers

graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies, and has traveled extensively in Latin America.

Alicia Conway

is LongJaunt's home base chief and a Technical Producer for The Boston Globe. She joined and contributed with the team out in England, Kenya, Tanzania, The Netherlands and Thailand.