For travelers who long for long walks

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Tweet“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”  ~ John Muir My most favorite travel adventures have been on foot. Skip the planes, trains and automobiles (once you’ve arrived at your destination), and use your own steam to get from point A to point B, and beyond. This way, you get […]

Libya, I’m just sayin’

Friday, August 27th, 2010

For adventure travelers, forbidden places are irresistible. For US citizens, the window for Libyan travel just opened. Go quickly…that window could slam shut at any time.

It’s almost like being there too

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Once again, get your shots, grab your passport and your gear, and prepare to experience – vicariously – some great off-the-beaten-path journeys. (Part 2 of a two-part series)

It’s almost like being there

Friday, June 5th, 2009

TweetPart 1 of 2 All my life, I’ve loved maps. It’s a combined reaction to the places maps represent and their graphical nature. I would choose a region and imagine the journeys I would take there. Now, when a real journey isn’t possible, I do the next best thing – find a great travel essay […]

Curious about gravitational mysteries

Monday, February 16th, 2009

TweetDon’t believe that balls can roll uphill, brooms can stand on end or you can be taller than you were when you entered? (I grew an inch and a half in the Oregon Vortex.) You can be skeptical but check it out for yourself, if you are near any of these famous places. Stop by […]