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.
From Damascus I really, really liked Syria. Looking forward to a solid 4-5 months solely in the Middle East in the next few years. Now, if I can just get an Irish passport to make the Iran trip easier. . .
The San Blas islands are what you imagine when you think of small, deserted islands. They are pretty much perfect. And the sunsets over the San Blas islands… fabulous. From San Blas islands there were some really nice cloud/sunset looks on these islands. Problem was — early in my trip, […]
From Stone Town I loved walking around Stone Town and taking pictures of the great doors there. Occasionally a nice local was willing to pose in front of one for me
photos from Sudan