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My Scholarship entry - Giving back on the road

WORLDWIDE | Sunday, 22 Apr 2012 | Views [118] | Scholarship Entry

Four days into Phnom Penh, my wife and I were recharging at a nice cafe by the Mekong River. She simply wanted soup and I had a beer as we people-watched at sunset. Suddenly there came a small gang of little girls peddling bootlegged literature—they ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Writing Scholarship 2012

Photos: Travel Photos

USA | Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | Photo Gallery

All the shots from everywhere I've been.
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Touring the Glengoyne Distillery

UNITED KINGDOM | Saturday, 27 Jun 2009 | Views [469]

The day started out with a bus ride from the docks in Greenock where our cruise ship, Jewel of the Seas, parked to Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Setting out apart from the rest of the family and friends, it was me, Rebecca, and our friend Andrea who were going ... Read more >

Tags: cruise, distillery, scotch, scotland, taxi, tour

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

USA | Thursday, 23 Apr 2009 | Views [495]

Just after my 39th birthday, Rebecca and I decided we were going to fly south for the early spring and attend the Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans. I hadn't been there since Katrina struck; Rebecca had never been and had always wanted to ... Read more >

Tags: cajun, creole, dancing, dining, gospel, jazz fest, live music, louisiana, new orleans

Our First Morning in Reykjavik

ICELAND | Wednesday, 30 Apr 2008 | Views [371]

I wrote in "Wednesday, technically" because we've lost some time, flying westward. After a very long flight we touched down in Keflavik Int'l Airport , a daub of architecture in the middle of a broad field of volcanic rock and tough, stubborn ... Read more >

Tags: airport, iceland, reykjavik

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