Ronda — I’ve traveled extensively for 40 years. In almost every style there is. Been pampered in first class: I remember a time in Bangkok where they put me up in the Grand Orient Hotel on the river and I was assigned a personal butler who sat outside my room awaiting my wishes. I’ve hitchhiked penniless, too. I walked a thousand miles on my feet one trip. Ridden a bicycle across the US, twice. Traveled a...
Jinan — In mythical China there is an ancient temple at the top of a very high mountain sitting above the clouds and it takes 7,000 steps up a vertical stairway to reach it. Emperor, poets and pilgrims make t...
Nashik — I have never been disappointed by a visit to London. Paris or Tokyo. Or for that matter, by a tour of the hill towns of Italy, or India. In addition to the thousands of destinations I have visited in ...
Khumjung — On the edge of Ngozumpa, the longest glacier in the Himalayas. It was here I heard true silence for the first time. No people, no machines in valley nor sky; only the eagles soundlessly soaring above....
End to an epic trip. Journey continues.
Maybe someday I'll miss this: midnight walks alone, a stranger in a strange land.
After five years of literally flying solo (and singing its praises), I have a confession: it's begun to wear thin.
So long, traveling pants
I was very nervous the day before leaving home this time. Its always rushed when leaving home, you never really know for sure that you are leaving till you are in that plane, train, bus or car.
Seek people over buildings
Hail the Banana Pancake Kingdom
Ever since I was little, I've been afraid of being alone in the dark.
Travel is so important for youth that it should be subsidized.
A place called Chiusi
Laser-Back, for an intense journey
More time is better than more money.
Redeeming a tourist trap
Select the three modes of travel: Rest, Do, Change
Travel to passions, not destinations
Walking by Everest
Fresh bread, but not for long
Five Kinds of Waking Up
Tai Shan, mythical mountain.
Standing there in the flare of those twinkly lights, I started to weep.
Friendship in the garden