Inca Trail & Machu Picchu: Day 1 & 2

Apr 08, 2014 No Comments by
Having visited Peru back in 2002, I had been very eager to hike the Inca Trail. However, the fates were against me. As I arrived in Cusco in May of 2002 I was met with disappointment, as the company I had used to organize the tour failed to secure me the space required. Prior to […]

2013: A Year In Review

Dec 31, 2013 Comments Off by
The year in review. The beginning of the year saw me heading back to Europe with stops in Görlitz and Dresden, Germany; Breda, Netherlands. Also a quick unofficial visit across the border of Germany with Poland. September saw me on a quick side trip to South Dakota to see Mount Rushmore and the Badlands. Finally, […]

Travel Photo Roulette #72: Light

Dec 28, 2013 1 Comment by
The next round of travel photo roulette is up, and the theme this time is Light. This round is being hosted by Calli & Travis over at Have Blog Will Travel. As stated by Calli & Travis, Light ... plays an interesting role in photography. While integral to the exposure process, light can add depth, […]

Travel Photo Roulette #71: Ruin

Dec 15, 2013 Comments Off
It's been a while since I participated in a photo roulette series. There are so many that I would like to include in this series, but in the end I have chosen this photo of the library of Celsus at Ephesus in Turkey.
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Elephant & Tiger Experiences of Thailand

Dec 03, 2013 3 Comments
After I left Myanmar, on the 28th of November, I had 2 days left before my flights home. Having spent a number of days in Bangkok back in 2006, I chose to fly to Chiang Mai in the northern reaches of Thailand. From here I was able to visit an elephant camp, where, aside from […]
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Temples and a Lake in Central Myanmar

Nov 23, 2013 1 Comment
Arriving at a new destination at 4:00 in the morning often proves challenging, and Bagan was not any different. After making my way to the hotel and checking in, I was told that my room wouldn’t be ready until around 10:00 am; not that that surprise me. Exhausted, I did what any normal, sane person […]
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Mingalaba: Journey into Myanmar

Nov 11, 2013 Comments Off
Currently I am sitting on the patio of a restaurant in Bagan thinking about the past few days. How I had heard so many stories of a country of people who were genuinely friendly. There is nothing farther than the truth. The people of Myanmar have to be some of the friendliest people on the […]
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Flights Booked: London, England

Oct 19, 2013 Comments Off
  16.april.2014 (D) Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport   Duration: 08 hours 20 minutes   Equipment: Boeing 767-400   Class: Economy   Miles: 4,015 (A) Heathrow International Airport, London, England                 29.april.2014 (D) Heathrow International Airport, London, England   Duration: 09 hours 05 minutes   Equipment: Boeing 767-400   […]
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Flights Booked: Lima to Cusco, Peru

Sep 04, 2013 Comments Off
  05.march.2014 (D) Jorge Chávez Interational Airport, Lima, Peru   Duration: 01 hour 10 minutes   Equipment: Airbus A320-200   Class: Economy   Miles: 364 (A) Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, Cuzco, Peru                                 Total Miles Flown: 364 Total Miles […]
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Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park and the Badlands 2013

Sep 03, 2013 Comments Off
Sometime last year I had mentioned to a friend of mine that I really wanted to go out to Mount Rushmore. She and her system hatched a scheme that would take us out over Memorial Day weekend. This plan was ultimately pushed back a couple of months and we decided on Labor Day weekend. We […]
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Travelers Century Club list of countries & territories visited

Aug 25, 2013 1 Comment
Travelers Centruy Club List: 45 out of 321 This the Travelers’ Century Club’s official list of countries and territories, a total of 321 as of July 2011. Although some are not actually countries in their own right, they have been included because they are removed from the parent country, either geographically, politically or ethnologically. After […]
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