There is a special place in hell. A very special place in hell for these people.
It is amazing how much range he can get out of this traditional Mongolian instrument, a horse fiddle. It has only two strings. A two stringed bass guitar type thing. Amazing. And the additional sounds he gets from his “throat music” makes this incredible.
I have no been on the road for more than a year and think I have learned a fair bit about travel and backpacking. The topic is avoidable mistakes that we’ve all made on the road. Learn from our mistakes. I hate top “10” (or whatever number) lists — so […]
try not to laugh — I dare ya. Warning sign posted at one of the temples in Thailand
From New-Old Sossusvlei in Namibia. The dead trees have been there for hundreds of years, because it is too dry to ever have them rot.
I made the mistake of not writing down the notes of these dreams when I woke up, so I can’t relate most of them, but I did wake up one morning on my ship taking me from Brasil to South Africa and jotted down a few notes from the last of them, as I was to switch to another type of anti-malarial in Africa.
I can’t wait to go back. Mongolia is a beautiful country, which I only got to mostly witness from the train windows. The people are friendly and given better weather, there is a ton of stuff I want to do here.
From Bullfighting in Medellin Sorry about the quality of this picture. This was early on my trip and I really had no idea how to work my camera. On this one, the bullfight was inside at night with poor lighting and that’s why it looks so off. In another fit […]
One of the fascinating things on the road is how products that we are used to from back home are slightly different around the world. Potato chips being a good example. Back in the U.S., we’ve got our regular chips, BBQ flavor, sour cream and onion flavored, and a few others. It is one of the few things in the food area where I have seen more variety outside the U.S. than inside.