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

Fox Bay

FALKLAND ISLANDS | Monday, 6 Nov 2017 | Views [250]

It was sunny and beautiful without much (by Falkland standards) wind today: a perfect day for walking, photography, and drone flying. If there's one place in the world that you truly need transport, it's West Falkland. Yesterday I told Critta that I ... Read more >

East to West

FALKLAND ISLANDS | Friday, 3 Nov 2017 | Views [157]

Another gorgeous day I had in the Falklands yesterday. The weather has been brilliant for the past few days. I got to watch Keith and his farmhands move 13,000 sheep, more than six times the Falklands' human population, into the shearing shed. I remarked ... Read more >

Photos: West Falkland

FALKLAND ISLANDS | Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 | Photo Gallery

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Mt. Usborne

FALKLAND ISLANDS | Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 | Views [261]

The highest point in the Falklands is what I'd climb today, partially in search of a geocache and partially for the novelty of scaling the highest point in a country. Though by no means Mt. Fuji, Mt. Usborne is no walk in the park. Derek, one of Keith's ... Read more >

Photos: East Falkland

FALKLAND ISLANDS | Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 | Photo Gallery

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Goose Green

FALKLAND ISLANDS | Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 | Views [226] | Comments [1]

Yesterday in Stanley the weather was sunny and gorgeous! I walked round in shorts and a T-shirt for most of the day and I flew Juliett, my drone, in the Falklands for the first time. After two nights in Stanley, it was time to make a run for "camp," ... Read more >

Gypsy Cove

FALKLAND ISLANDS | Sunday, 29 Oct 2017 | Views [289]

More than five species of penguins can be found in the Falkland Islands. In the middle of Stanley isn’t the best place to see them but there’s a place nearby and I’ll get to that later. Last night I was so exhausted I slept in until ... Read more >

Falklands Cold Blast

FALKLAND ISLANDS | Saturday, 28 Oct 2017 | Views [199]

Yet another destination of my dreams I’d check off my list today, and that is the Falkland Islands. At about the age of 6, I pointed out the Falklands to my mother and she said “you know, there was a war fought there once, and there are more ... Read more >

Photos: Stanley

FALKLAND ISLANDS | Saturday, 28 Oct 2017 | Photo Gallery

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Faro San Isidro

CHILE | Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 | Views [174]

A geocache would inspire me to go on a lengthy walk today, to the furthest south I've travelled thus far. Faro San Isidro was on my radar today. My sleeping patterns have been terribly out of alignment due to all the travel I've been doing, and Cristian ... Read more >

Photos: Punta Arenas

CHILE | Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017 | Photo Gallery

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A Long and Thin Strip of Letters

CHILE | Monday, 23 Oct 2017 | Views [214]

It's perhaps the most poetic way to describe Chile. The title is inspired by the name of a puzzle geocache I've been working on, though still haven't solved. It feels great to finally be here, as I've now travelled to 39 countries! First I'll describe ... Read more >

Photos: Santiago

CHILE | Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Dynamo Hut Track

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 9 Oct 2017 | Photo Gallery

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Dynamo Hut

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 9 Oct 2017 | Views [286]

In just a few days I'm leaving for LA and in less than two weeks I'll be in Chile! My annual winter Queenstown sojourn is winding down, and I wanted to do one more spectacular thing before leaving for my next big adventure. Earlier in the season I was ... Read more >

Photos: Barossa Valley

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery

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Barossa Valley

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Views [510]

World-famous for its varietals, the Barossa is a region I've always dreamed of visiting. Today we'd go for a lovely drive out that way with Anikka, Mel, Chrystal, her friend Louise, and Daisy the dog. Leaving behind the hustle and bustle of Adelaide, ... Read more >

Lovely Day with Her

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 22 Sep 2017 | Views [337]

Anikka and I had yet to do anything by ourselves before today. The weather was absolutely gorgeous today, and she suggested we take the bus into the city and go to the South Australian Museum. I was keen to visit the Royal Geographic Society of South ... Read more >

Magic of Anikka: Birthday Edition

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | Views [287]

With all the stories I write, I feel like I'm running out of titles. This morning I woke up to a very sweet birthday text from Anikka. I'll admit these past couple of days have been very emotional. Love is extremely powerful, and when you're not loved ... Read more >

Adelaide 3-3

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Views [243]

Every year for my birthday I aim to be someplace special or with someone special, and this year in particular I had a very difficult time deciding where I'd like to spend my 33rd birtday. Weeks ago I narrowed my choices down to Niue or Norfolk Island.... Read more >

A Drone named Juliette

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 30 Aug 2017 | Views [349]

New Zealand is the perfect country for drone photography! Most of Queenstown is regarded as restricted airspace and it's difficult to pinpoint whether drones are allowed or not, or if there's a grey area. As a result I've had to fly with caution. ... Read more >

My Latest Photographic Medium

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 20 Aug 2017 | Views [295] | Comments [2]

This past week has been extremely difficult for me. In addition to dealing with a bad cold, my mother has been in hospital with liver failure. The other day I barely left my flat at all: probably the first time I've spent an entire day in Queenstown ... Read more >

Aotearoa, Sweet Home

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 17 Jul 2017 | Views [334]

For the past few weeks I've been in Queenstown again...a place I absolutely love with the Remarkables, abundant snow, and gorgeous lakefront. After visiting my family and feeling rejuvinated in Pennsylvania by staying at the home of good ol' mum, I was ... Read more >

Photos: Philadelphia

USA | Sunday, 11 Jun 2017 | Photo Gallery

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Grilly Philly

USA | Sunday, 11 Jun 2017 | Views [394]

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 [177]

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 >


CANADA | Saturday, 3 Jun 2017 | Views [318]

For the third time in as many months and places I shall say "bonjour." As a destination unplanned, I was in for a surreal shock. Last night I arrived at Auberge Saint-Paul late, depleted, and exhausted with a bottle of wine ready. Only then was I told ... Read more >

Photos: Montréal

CANADA | Saturday, 3 Jun 2017 | Photo Gallery

French Canadian Flair!
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A Canadian Hitchhiking Journey

CANADA | Friday, 2 Jun 2017 | Views [182]

A young lady I met in St. John's hitchiked there from Vancouver, and she said hitchhiking in Canada is a breeze. After the other day I can say it hasn't been easy to start, but sometimes journeys aren't meant to be easy. From the ferry port in Fortune ... Read more >

Photos: Trans-Canada Highway

CANADA | Wednesday, 31 May 2017 | Photo Gallery

Newfoundland to Montreal on my hitchhiking journey!
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L'Île-aux-Marins & a Zodiac

SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON | Tuesday, 30 May 2017 | Views [492]

A full plate was on my agenda today as I planned on walking to Pointe Henry, going to L'Île-aux-Marins, and then going on a Zodiac tour that Francois invited me on last night. Tonight I was determined to cook again. I wanted to be French and have ... Read more >

Je t'aime Saint-Pierre

SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON | Monday, 29 May 2017 | Views [321]

That is "I love you" in French, which is how I feel about Saint-Pierre in the short time I've been here. Was I exhausted last night or what? I slept in until 11 AM this morning, but it's not all that bad because Saint-Pierre has very long daylight hours ... Read more >

Photos: Saint-Pierre

SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON | Sunday, 28 May 2017 | Photo Gallery

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New France

SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON | Sunday, 28 May 2017 | Views [409] | Comments [1]

Today I woke up extra early to set out for Saint-Pierre & Miquelon. It's the last bastion of New France. Chris Farrell would have to work some incredible travel magic again as I nearly didn't make it here at all today. With the ferry setting sail ... Read more >

Town of Crayola Colours

CANADA | Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Views [347]

Love! Love! Love! Love! Love! Colour, colour, and more colour. St. John's is where I said I'd go in Canada if I could only pick one place. Here I am...in living colour. Flying into Canada yesterday, immigration was painless and I met a really awesome ... Read more >

Photos: St. John's

CANADA | Thursday, 25 May 2017 | Photo Gallery

Sooooo colourful!
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My Family

USA | Sunday, 14 May 2017 | Views [358] | 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 >


USA | Friday, 12 May 2017 | Views [412]

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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