Tense Moments in Cairns, Australia Before and After Barron Falls
It had just rained torrentially for 5 days straight in Cairns, Australia. Even for a rainforest’s standards, the volume was record-breaking. The Cairns Community Facebook Page was overloaded with locals posting before Continue Reading A Visit to Lidice: a village wiped off the map Overlooking the fields that had once been Lidice: statues of the children who perished. Do you remember Lidice? If you didn’t live during WWII, come from Germany or Czechoslovakia, there’s a good chance you've never heard of it. Lidice Continue Reading A New Zealand Love Song The nighttime howl of a hound dog kept me awake last night. It pulled at my heart strings and sent my own dogs (Chewie and Rula, my house sitting mates this week) barking. It was also a keen reminder that Continue Reading What’s So Great About Córdoba?: A local’s point of view Here in Argentina, everything starts a little later than usual. Life is paced by meals and mate (tea) rituals. No one even thinks about dinner until 9pm (if it’s summer, that means 11pm). Lunch places start filling up closer to Continue Reading A Burning Man's Halloween in San Francisco Burning Man photo credit: rollingstone.com San Francisco loves theme parties. Bay to Breakers, Gay Pride, Chiditarod (a play on the Alaskan dogsled race with shopping carts and group costumes started here in SF prior to going nationwide), the Folsom Street Continue Reading The Perils of Peru Machu Picchu's moneyshot As I enter my third week of living in Peru, I can easily say I’ve been blown away by the beauty of its people, landscape and incredible food. Like Mexico City, Lima was never Continue Reading
Posts from 1+ Years of Travel
50,000 miles, 23 countries, 5 continents... and almost 2 years later. I've left the corporate world (and the US) to experience life.