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Waterfalls!

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC | Sunday, 24 Jun 2012 | Views [2310]

Happy Sunday! Our free days continue! Yesterday it was the beach yet this morning Tim's son Oliver took us on an excursion to various waterfalls. As we sat at breakfast this morning it was time to say goodbye to Alisa. She flew back to Washington ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, waterfalls


Tikal

GUATEMALA | Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | Views [1265]

Dark it was with the moon shining as I awoke at 4:30 AM to set out toward Tikal. I didn't need much: just my passport, money for admission and food, and my camera, and I was out the door. With a rock in hand (to ward off dogs) I hoped for some quick ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, maya, ruins


Rivers, trucks, and pupusas

EL SALVADOR | Sunday, 5 Feb 2012 | Views [2332] | Comments [1]

Awake at the first ray of light were Erick, Christian, and myself. Not a drop of rain descended from the heavens as we slumbered peacefully deep in the northeast of Morazan. We wash up and then take a donation to Miguel before we opt for a refreshing ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, food, hitchhiking


Celebration of Cacao

EL SALVADOR | Saturday, 4 Feb 2012 | Views [1912]

All three of us were up at the crack of dawn this morning! Erick and Christian were discussing going to to Cacaopera, but I was thinking of visiting the war museum in Perquin. As we ate breakfast and sipped coffee I decided on joining them! And it ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


El Salvador quintessentially

EL SALVADOR | Friday, 3 Feb 2012 | Views [1079]

Within a few days I went through perhaps the ugliest border crossing I've ever seen (Penas Blancas) to perhaps the most beautiful, and that's the crossing into northeastern El Salvador! It's a beautiful setting high in the mountains with a log cabin-... Read more >

Tags: adventures, mountains, nature, people


Bluefields and the Corn Islands

NICARAGUA | Thursday, 19 Nov 2009 | Views [8419]

What a mission! Getting to Bluefields was half the fun. Getting stuck there wasn't as much so, and getting to the Corn Islands proved to be the ultimate "mish." After taking an overnight bus from Managua to El Rama, I had to wait awhile before ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, boats, islands


Havana, and the journey back

CUBA | Tuesday, 3 Nov 2009 | Views [1281]

Getting back to Havana from Trinidad would be a long arduous journey but was half the fun! Juana woke me at 8:00 AM because I asked her to last night. Immediately I washed up and went to the kitchen por mi desayuno de bananos, guayaba de jugo, pan y ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, cities, food, hitchhiking, mojitos, old cars, people, socialism


Saluting Che....and a journey to Trinidad

CUBA | Saturday, 31 Oct 2009 | Views [1420]

Once I got off the Viazul bus filled mostly with well-heeled Cubans, jinteros immediately starting literally breathing down my back, saying "casa particular" over and over. Finally I turned around and got upset with one of the guys; it's annoying ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, beaches, che guevara, colonial architecture, hitchhiking


'50s Time Capsule

CUBA | Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | Views [2489]

When I first landed in Cuba, I must admit I was a little bit scared. In the "address in Cuba" I wrote the address of a casa particular that I had no intentions of staying at. Since I'm American I had to ask the customs official not to stamp ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, history, old cars, people, socialism


Dental work in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA | Friday, 9 Oct 2009 | Views [5312] | Comments [1]

Now this is something to write about! I travelled to San José, Costa Rica to have dental work done! Scary? Not quite! First off, I'll tell you about the first couple of days in San José. When I landed, customs was a breeze, unlike two years ago when ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, medical


Rees-Dart Track

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 30 Apr 2009 | Views [5332]

             Conditions really deteriorated since last night when it wasn’t too cold and I could see the stars but this morning it was very cold and gloomy, like it was on the verge of rain. Anyways, I packed up my tent and all my other stuff and ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, nature, tramping, wilderness


Kiwi spotting

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 5 Nov 2008 | Views [1515]

Ian told me that if I want to get to Mason Bay before dark, that it isn’t worth it to go around the mud on the track. We went through the Paterson Inlet and then up the Freshwater River. Ian has to time the ride to go at high tide. At 6:00, I ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, beaches, kiwi, nature, wilderness


Cycling across the island

TONGA | Thursday, 28 Aug 2008 | Views [2055]

Today was exciting and full of events on my final full day in Tonga. I woke up at 8:30 ready to make the most of my final Tongan day. I washed up and made a cup of tea and ate some Weet-Bix although I had no milk. Toni asked me to pay him tonight, so ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, cycling, islands


Tearin' up the dunes!

PERU | Friday, 18 Jan 2008 | Views [1581]

Huacachina is built on an oasis and it’s surrounded by sand dunes; the kind of landscape you’d find in Egypt or the Empty Quarter in Saudi Arabia. I got a Red Bull and a bottle of water and then searched around for a good restaurant for dinner.... Read more >

Tags: adrenaline, adventures, sand dunes, sunsets


Footsteps of the Incas

PERU | Saturday, 5 Jan 2008 | Views [500]

             I woke up not feeling well this morning on my 6 th day in Peru and the beginning of my big trek of the Inca Trail. I only slept two hours last night because of the ruckus next door. At 5:00, I ate breakfast but there was nothing really ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, ruins, trekking


Monteverde

COSTA RICA | Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | Views [1707]

            Today was my first full day in Costa Rica, so I’d like to share it with you. I woke up at 9:30 because I was exhausted last night. I was scared shitless last night, but I feel better now. I got ready and put my bag in the storage closet.... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Golden Circle: Þingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss

ICELAND | Saturday, 16 Jun 2007 | Views [10646] | Comments [2]

            I had perhaps the most exciting day of my adventures in Iceland. I woke up early and took a shower and then fell back asleep. I got up at 7:45 and washed up and packed my stuff. I went downstairs and got breakfast; having the same stuff ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Ísak and Þorbjörg show me around

ICELAND | Wednesday, 13 Jun 2007 | Views [1568]

I would like to recap my first full day in the Land of the Sagas. I surprisingly woke up at 5:30 despite being so jetlagged last night. I washed up and took a shower. The hot water stinks because of the sulfur that’s in it, so it reminds me of ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Fiji

FIJI | Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | Views [2465]

I’ll now tell you about my only day in the magical, tropical Fiji Islands. The plane landed at 5:30 and it was barely light out. The sunrise was so beautiful; I wish I could have run out and got a photo of it. I got off the plane and it was warm ... Read more >

Tags: adventures


Uluru, and Kata Tjuta

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Views [1314]

            Today was my 12 th day in this beautiful land and I woke up in a swag roll. I actually had woken up at like 3:30 (or something like that; I don’t have a watch) and thought it rained because my pack was saturated with dew. I fell back ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


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