Monthly Archives: June 2018

Salt Flats And Pink Flamingos – Across The Bolivian Altiplano

Southwest Bolivia - Salar De Uyuni and the Andean Altiplano “Kid - the next time I say, 'Let's go someplace like Bolivia', let's go someplace like Bolivia.” - Butch Cassidy Dotted with cacti and eroded rock formations, the area bears an uncanny resemblance to America’s wild west. It is therefore appropriate that it was here that Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid spent their last days and met their end. The southwestern landscape near Uyuni We spend an afternoon riding a couple of [...]

By |2019-02-22T21:25:51-07:00June 25th, 2018|Categories: South America|Tags: , |0 Comments

Football Frenzy Tico Style – San Jose Soccer

Costa Rica Soccer - Football Frenzy Tico Style “Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.” - Bill Shankly We have a day to kill in Costa Rica’s capital before heading to the coast, so we decide to take in a local football match. There is a game between two of San Jose’s suburbs, Alajuela and Heredia. We take a local bus to the stadium and buy a couple of bleacher tickets. Before entering the gate, [...]

By |2019-02-22T21:26:08-07:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: North America|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Ultimate Packing List – Everything You’ll Need To Travel The World

Everything You'll Need - The Ultimate World Travel Packing List “Go small, go simple, go now.” - Lin and Larry Pardey Travel Packing For Long Trips Deciding what to bring on a long trip through various parts of the world can seem daunting. The best rule is to keep it simple and small. No matter where or when you go, there are certain things that you will want, need or will come in very handy during your trip. This is not a comprehensive travel packing list, but a guideline to use [...]

By |2019-02-22T21:26:30-07:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |0 Comments

A Slow Boat Through Laos – Cruising The Nam Tha River

Drifting Down The Nam Tha River - A Slow Boat Through Laos “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” - A. A. Milne Peace and Baaah All travel is slow travel in Laos. For two days, we stare at the countryside out the back of a truck, waving to children as we drive through their villages and negotiating landslides. Finally, we arrive at Luanag Nam Tha. The Nam Tha River starts near this growing town in northern Laos, and continues until it reaches the Mekong. [...]

By |2019-02-22T21:27:05-07:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Asia, Perspective|Tags: , , |0 Comments