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West Coast Wanderings: Just what the doctor ordered

USA | Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | Views [192]

During this trip down the west coast of the US, I will be passing through four states, each, I am learning, is notable for some stereotype and has a claim to fame that distinguishes itself from its neighbour.  Before I hit California, where I will ... Read more >

Tags: usa, west coast


People make the memories: "No man is an island"

USA | Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | Views [56]

I have fair-weather Spanish- I can ask the questions that I want to ask and understand the answer I expect, but if something goes awry, it all goes downhill from there.  This is what I came to realise after arriving in Bogota, Colombia. Arriving ... Read more >

Tags: bogota, columbia


The Energy of the Incas

USA | Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | Views [84]

Hiking is very levelling for the ego, especially at high altitude.  You can think you’re strong enough, tough enough, fit enough, experienced enough and knowledgeable enough to handle anything, but sometime your body or the environment presents ... Read more >

Tags: inca trail, macchu picchu, peru, trekking


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