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Discovering the Unexpected in the Crown of the Continent – Sliding Rocks, Falling Buffalo and Damn Good Beer


Our plan was simple:  to hike, camp, ride horses and enjoy nature in two of America’s most spectacular national parks, Glacier and Waterton Lakes (Canada).  Who knew, though, that we’d also learn about ancient animal massacres?  Or, that we’d view … Continue reading

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Tourism or Terrorism: Only the Elephant Knows


A few days ago, in search of pictures of myself doing yoga in unusual places, I looked at photos from my 2008 trip to India and Nepal.   As I flipped through them, I was struck at how foreign they seemed.  … Continue reading

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My Favorite Country to Travel In


Quickly, I offer a disclaimer:  I’m not going to tell you my favorite country to visit.   But, please don’t go away.  I didn’t choose this blog title just to get your attention.  Rather, I need your help in answering the … Continue reading

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Exploring Colombia, Part One: Bogota and Surroundings


I just got back from Colombia, safe and sound.  I say this right off the bat because the first thought that many North Americans – even you, maybe? – have is that Colombia is not safe.  That may have been … Continue reading

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The Sign-nature of Travel


This is one of my favorite images from my recent honeymoon road trip, 3.5-weeks of touring through 14 states between Maryland and New Mexico.  I took the photo just off the Interstate in southern Illinois, near the end of our … Continue reading

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The Volcano, in the Eye of the Beholder


A couple of days ago, a friend of mine from Germany commented on a couple of pictures  I had posted on Facebook five months ago.  They showed me standing in front of the crater lake of Volcan Madera on Ometepe … Continue reading

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My First Blog Post: Traveler’s Anxiety


My first blog post.  It’s a bit scary.  I feel like once I publish this, I’ve gotten my feet wet and there’s no knowing where the big wide ocean will take me.   I suppose I could decide to just go … Continue reading

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