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Many Adventures of a Nomadic Poet A young poet with Asperger's makes travel his passion, and away he goes...

Photos: Blue Lagoon

ICELAND | Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

I'd go back to Iceland just to relax in the Blue Lagoon's hot mineral-rich waters. On the way back we drove through Krisuvik, one of Iceland's most geologically volatile areas
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Blue Lagoon

ICELAND | Friday, 22 Jun 2007 | Views [3011]

Today was my 10th full day in this beautiful land. I woke up in my tent at 8:30. It was my fifth straight night of camping. But, it’s the cheapest way to sleep. As I was washing up, I saw J.T. again. He’s the young man from South Korea ... Read more >

Tags: friends


Back in Reykjavik

ICELAND | Thursday, 21 Jun 2007 | Views [1988]

            Today was my 9 th day in the Land of Ice & Fire. I woke up at 7:00 this morning in my tent. I packed up all my stuff and took my tent down. While I was doing that I met a young man from South Korea named J.T., and he was camping ... Read more >

Tags: food & eating


Adventures in Skaftafell

ICELAND | Wednesday, 20 Jun 2007 | Views [938]

I would like to tell you the highlights of my 8th day in this beautiful land of Iceland. I woke up at 8:30, which is a bit late for this trip. I’ve been able to sleep easier because I pull my wool hat over my eyes before I fall asleep. I got ... Read more >

Tags: the great outdoors


Jökulsárlón

ICELAND | Tuesday, 19 Jun 2007 | Views [1136]

I had another great day on my 7 th day here in Iceland. I woke up in my tent at 7:30, and I was still trying to decide whether to go on the glacier adventure or to Jökulsárlón. I washed up and went up to the information center, ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


Gallery: Jökulsárlón

ICELAND | Tuesday, 19 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery


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My travels on Iceland's South Coast

ICELAND | Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | Views [1013] | Comments [1]

I had another adventurous day in Iceland on my 6th day. I woke up in my tent at 6:30 and I had to hurry. I packed up all my stuff and my camping gear. I can take down my tent fairly quickly now because I practiced at home before leaving. I started ... Read more >

Tags: on the road


Gallery: Skaftafell National Park

ICELAND | Monday, 18 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery


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National Day

ICELAND | Sunday, 17 Jun 2007 | Views [1034]

Happy National Day!! Today is Iceland’s independence day. This lovely country only became its own in 1944, which is pretty young for a country. I woke up at 7:00 this morning, and I regret paying 3,400 kronur at the Domus Guesthouse last night.... Read more >

Tags: party time


Golden Circle: Þingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss

ICELAND | Saturday, 16 Jun 2007 | Views [10952] | 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


Gallery: Golden Circle

ICELAND | Saturday, 16 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

Þingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss
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Whale watching & dinner with my new friends

ICELAND | Friday, 15 Jun 2007 | Views [1627]

            Today was my 3 rd day Lost In Iceland! I woke up at 7:00, and I at least got some sleep last night. I’m still not completely over the jet lag. I washed up and then went downstairs for breakfast. I had three bowls of cereal and toast ... Read more >

Tags: People


Photos: Kulusuk

GREENLAND | Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Greenland

GREENLAND | Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | Views [3429]

I would like to tell you about the second day of my Icelandic journey. Again I got hardly any sleep last night because of the long daylight hours. I woke up at like 2:30 and couldn’t fall back asleep. I went downstairs and relaxed for a bit, and then ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Ísak and Þorbjörg show me around

ICELAND | Wednesday, 13 Jun 2007 | Views [1604]

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


Gallery: Reykjavik

ICELAND | Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery


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My First Night

ICELAND | Tuesday, 12 Jun 2007 | Views [792]

            Tonight was the night I landed in the Land of Fire & Ice. The plane landed at 11:40 and I was really excited because I had fulfilled another one of my dreams. I’ve now visited 5 countries outside the U.S. (Australia, Mexico, New Zealand, ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Photos: Fiji Islands

FIJI | Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

I've been to Fiji three times (2007, 2008, and 2009) and I've just been accepted in Suva! These photos include Nadi, South Sea Island, Pacific Harbour, and Beachcomber Island
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Fiji

FIJI | Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | Views [2499]

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


My Last Australia Night

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 29 Jan 2007 | Views [856]

Today was, sadly, my final day in this amazing country called Australia, the Lucky Country, Oz, Down Under…you name it! It’s all beautiful. I woke up at 8:30 from the cute dogs jumping on the bed. Jessica was getting ready to leave for ... Read more >

Tags: philosophy of travel


Gold Coast

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 28 Jan 2007 | Views [1021]

            Today was my 20 th and second to last day in the Land Down Under. I’m sad that I’m heading home tomorrow. I woke up at 8:30 and I packed up everything. I was hoping to go to the Australia Zoo, so I went to the train station at 9:30 ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine


Noosa fun

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Jan 2007 | Views [1983]

            My 19 th day in the Lucky Country was another exciting one! I’ll tell you all about it. I woke up at 9:00 and Jon and I each had a cup of tea. I packed up the remainder of my stuff and we decided on going to the beach. So, we checked ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


Photos: Gold Coast

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 27 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Australia Day @ Noosa!

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 26 Jan 2007 | Views [1269]

Happy Australia Day!!! It was my 18 th day in this special land. I was awoken around 6:00 in the morning form the call of the laughing kookaburra, although I fell back asleep for a few more hours. Kookaburras and rainbow lorikeets are very plentiful ... Read more >

Tags: party time


Gallery: Noosa

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 26 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Pearl's House in Ippy

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | Views [1553]

            Today was my 17 th day in Australia. I woke up in a good mood determined to make up for a rough day yesterday. Oh well, I shouldn’t complain because I’m in such a lovely country with such lively people. I packed up and gave Scarlett ... Read more >

Tags: people


A rough day

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | Views [908]

            Today was my 16 th day in this “holy land.” I woke up at 9:00 and packed up my stuff. I went down to the reception desk, and Louise was there. She was excited to see me and I told her about my travels in the Red Centre. I gave her a ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!


Back to Brizzy

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 23 Jan 2007 | Views [1263]

            Today was my 15 th day in Australia and my last day in Alice Springs. I woke up hearing the birds’ morning calls at 7:40. I had some time, so I packed up my stuff and then walked down to the BP station for a couple of Red Bulls. For ... Read more >

Tags: planes trains & automobiles


A day in the Alice

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 22 Jan 2007 | Views [1005]

Today was my 14 th day in Oz, and my last full day in Alice Springs. I ended up sleeping in until 10:00. I’ve never done that on a trip. Last night I had a dream that I bought a plane ticket to Japan to climb Mt. Fuji. But, I woke up thinking ... Read more >

Tags: philosophy of travel


Sunrise at Uluru

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 21 Jan 2007 | Views [7043] | Comments [1]

Today was one of the most exciting days of my young life! I spent heaps of time at Ulu r u. I actually woke up at 5:15 because Leith’s alarm didn’t go off, and as a result, we all woke up late. Leith got us all up in a hurry and told us ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


Uluru, and Kata Tjuta

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Views [1352]

            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


Stargazing, campfires, and the Dreamtime

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Views [2833]

Today was my 11th day in hot “red” Australia, as I’m in the middle of the Outback. I woke up at 5:30 AM after being so tired last night. The birds were singing and making their morning calls. There are a lot of beautiful birds ... Read more >

Tags: culture


Gallery: Australian Outback

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery

Red Centre
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Gallery: Alice Springs

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Desert rains!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Jan 2007 | Views [952]

My 10th day in warm, sunny Australia was another exciting one. I was looking forward to my flight to the Red Centre, which is almost in the dead center of Australia. I managed to wake myself up at 4:45 AM. I woke up fearing that I missed my flight ... Read more >

Tags: relaxation


Brisbane

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 17 Jan 2007 | Views [876]

            Today was my 9 th full day in the Land of Oz. I woke up at 8:30 and got ready to leave Jessica’s house. She had to leave for work and she left her phone number for me. I checked my email and all that and then started out. Hopefully ... Read more >

Tags: Lost!


Time with Jessica, Kyle, and myself

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 16 Jan 2007 | Views [859]

I had another good ol’ day in sunny Australia. I woke up at 8:30 and Jessica hadn’t left for work yet, so I said good morning and showed her my picture with the koala. She thought it was very cute. She left for work and I left shortly thereafter.... Read more >

Tags: friends


Koalas and Kangaroos

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 15 Jan 2007 | Views [2065]

            I’ll recap with you my 7 th full day in my return to Aussie Land. After falling sleep early last night, I got up at 8:30. Kyle and Jessica had already left for work. I made the bed and put my pack in the closet, making sure to leave ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


I see Jessica!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 14 Jan 2007 | Views [975]

            On my 6 th full day in sunny Australia, I had another eventful day. I woke up on board the Sunlander. While I was sleeping, we crossed the Tropic of Capricorn, which is my first time crossing a Tropic circle on land. I reckon it was ... Read more >

Tags: friends


Gallery: Brisbane

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 14 Jan 2007 | Photo Gallery


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