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Trip: US Travels

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A Globetrotter in Harlem

USA | Friday, 30 Nov 2018 | Views [113]

Waking up in East Harlem, commonly called Spanish Harlem, I was ready to tackle my globetrotting spirit again. Walking through Manhattan you see how things change quickly. In Lower Manhattan you'll see guys with tailored suits and girls with designer ... Read more >


Photos: New York

USA | Thursday, 29 Nov 2018 | Photo Gallery


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Every Country, One City

USA | Thursday, 29 Nov 2018 | Views [121]

Welcome to the city of all cities: New York City. People from all corners of the globe dream of coming here, whether it's for a better opportunity, the pulsating vibe, shopping for a new handbag, to have the bragging rights of being here, or even just ... Read more >


Photos: Philadelphia

USA | Sunday, 11 Jun 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Grilly Philly

USA | Sunday, 11 Jun 2017 | Views [423]

Over the weekend, I'd visit my sister in a city that's famous for cream cheese and being the birthplace of the USA. Philadelphia, that is. My third sister, Ashley works at a law firm and lives with her boyfriend, Juan, who is from Colombia. Before our ... Read more >


Photos: Vermont

USA | Sunday, 4 Jun 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Maple Syrup & Quaker Oats

USA | Sunday, 4 Jun 2017 | Views [189]

I'm gonna regret not trying poutine (fries topped with gravy and cheese) in Quebec! Looks like I'll have to journey north again. As I hitchhiked through the gorgeous Quebec countryside, it took several lifts to finally reach the US border. A local took ... Read more >


My Family

USA | Sunday, 14 May 2017 | Views [369] | Comments [1]

As often as I travel, one may assume I don't have any family. My friends across Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere, as dear as they are, have never met any of my family. For the first time in 15 years, all six of us would convene for Mother's Day.... Read more >


Easton

USA | Friday, 12 May 2017 | Views [451]

After many years, I'm back in a town I lived in as a young boy: Easton, Pennsylvania. Easton is rather nondescript although it's one of the oldest towns in the US. Home to maybe 25,000 people, the most iconic landmarks are the Dixie Cup and the Crayola ... Read more >


Photos: Easton & Bethlehem

USA | Friday, 5 May 2017 | Photo Gallery

My hometown
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Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co.

USA | Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | Views [550]

Territorial Vineyards & Wine Co. is a fabulous wine bar in the heart of the Whiteaker District. Before tonight I'd never even been to a wine bar but as a warm up to my coming-soon time in Spain I thought I'd sit at the bar, order a bottle, and indulge.... Read more >


Photos: Oregon

USA | Saturday, 18 Jan 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Friends, coffee, and Seahawk Fever!

USA | Friday, 17 Jan 2014 | Views [965]

I'm on a skidaddle; a "Seattle Skidaddle" that is, filled with friends, 12-cent coffee, Seahawk fever, and Ethiopian girls coming at me marvelling at my jersey. Brian and Bree picked me up last night and dropped me at the Green Tortoise Hostel, located ... Read more >


My 29th, Seattle style!

USA | Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | Views [1272] | Comments [1]

Today I'm 29, and I'm in Seattle! There aren't many places better where I can celebrate! And there couldn't be a better friend and her family who could make it special! This morning I was up extra early due to Bree having an orientation at the University ... Read more >


Oh Canada, Here I am

CANADA | Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | Views [643]

For days I bugged Brian and Bree for us to take a trip to Victoria. Admittedly, logistics are a bit tough for getting there from Seattle. First you have to get across Puget Sound (either by auto ferry or via bridge in Tacoma) and then drive about two ... Read more >


Photos: Vancouver

CANADA | Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Snoqualmie Falls

USA | Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | Photo Gallery


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VIPs at Microsoft

USA | Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | Views [729]

Today I learned an important and powerful travel lesson. It was a mostly chill-out morning with a little drizzle and we sat around the house for awhile. These past few days I've been anxious to go to Victoria as a pre-birthday trip but Brian said we're ... Read more >


Bree-Spirited

USA | Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | Views [820]

Over the course of my travels I've stayed with many lovely people and many lovely families. The other day, Brian and I pulled up to the home of Bree and her family with roses and a bottle of wine in hand. Bree is Brian's friend. Her younger sister is ... Read more >


The Emerald City

USA | Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | Views [1150]

Seattle! The city of Starbucks, loads of rain, a great vibe, and even more greenery. The Emerald City is a gorgeous city! The "American Amazon" in the words of a wise traveller. I simply love it here! I was here three years ago and now I'm back. Brian, ... Read more >


Photos: Redwood Forest

USA | Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | Photo Gallery

California's mighty redwoods!
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Photos: Rocky Mountain National Park

USA | Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Rockies in a day

USA | Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | Views [575]

On my seemingly endless travel quest, the only time I'd ever seen the Rocky Mountains was out the 12" by 8" window of an airplane...until today. Jace and I have been having a blast in Fort Collins but today it was Anna's turn to spend time with me. She ... Read more >

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FoCo

USA | Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | Views [1351]

Jace was unable to pick me up after flying into Denver, so this provided me with an opportune time to add more distance to my "hitchhiking CV." First I was picked up by a young man from Saudi Arabia who stocked me up with snacks for my journey, and then ... Read more >


Photos: Fort Collins

USA | Saturday, 22 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery

Horsetooth Reservoir, Old Town, and surrounding areas
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Photos: Tucson

USA | Saturday, 15 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Desert memories!

USA | Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | Views [1514]

Brian and I crossed the border into Arizona after visiting White Sands and driving seemingly endlessly along the I-10. Almost instantaneously, various memories were brought back to me since I lived in Marana, Arizona as a little boy. Memory #1: Gorgeous ... Read more >


Photos: White Sands

USA | Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery


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White Sands National Monument

USA | Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | Views [690]

Whenever I set my heart on a place I want to visit I always seem to make it there, whether it's Australia, Cuba, Ethiopia, Zion National Park, or wherever. Someway, somehow, I always find my way. Today, Brian and I would make it to White Sands, ... Read more >


Photos: Ruidoso

USA | Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery

"Top of the World" of New Mexico
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Land of Enchantment, Kaitlyn's way

USA | Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | Views [1195]

After only two nights in Texas I was ready to get the hell out! Even Brian complains about it and he's from Texas! He can't stand the humidity but I can't stand everything being spread out and all the Republican-ness, as in seeing a Mitt Romney bumper ... Read more >


Photos: Roswell

USA | Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery

Roswell, New Mexico
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Photos: San Antonio

USA | Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | Photo Gallery


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Alamo and the Lone Star road

USA | Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | Views [604]

There's no getting around San Antonio by bicycle! Everything is so spread out and everywhere you go there's "Go Spurs Go" displayed with a cult-like status. Coffee was free at Valero since they won last night so that was the first stop. Brian ... Read more >


Photos: Eastern Sierras

USA | Saturday, 25 May 2013 | Photo Gallery

Sierra Nevada Mountains!
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Kearsarge Pass

USA | Saturday, 25 May 2013 | Views [1047]

Oh, California! How beautiful you are! With all my travels I haven't seen much of the state that I've called home most of my life, but here I am in the Eastern Sierras sitting by the fire. I reckon I must tell you about the Kearsarge Pass, but more importantly ... Read more >


Rocks, canyons, and hot pools

MEXICO | Saturday, 13 Oct 2012 | Views [744]

Greeted by a gorgeous hint of red glistening off the mountains just above the canyon, the sun wasn't even over the hill. Slowly, I watched as the hills changed colour. I had about the worst headache I've ever had, perhaps from a little too much rum last ... Read more >


Photos: Guadelupe Canyon

MEXICO | Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery


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Anything goes...Mexico!

MEXICO | Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | Views [1059]

We all walk over the bridge, crossing the world's busiest border crossing into Mexico. Straight on past the touts and taxi drivers we go, we spot our converted red school bus. Our driver is Nico, an expat from New Hampshire whom I call "half cowboy, ... Read more >


Photos: Tijuana

MEXICO | Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery


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