Author: Marden P.Date of Trip: June 2008 SOUTHERN AFRICA SAFARI June 2008 Jessie, Angie and I flew out of Salt Lake City, on June 8th at 8:30 AM, and arrived at JFK, in New York City, at about 4:00 PM. The flight took longer than anticipated because there was a storm and we had … [Read more...] about Southern Africa Safari
Lost city of monkey god
Author: Ben ShakmanDate of Trip: March 2006 This is a four part trip report that covers our drive from Illinois to Dover, some missteps with flights, our trip around Europe (Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland), and our return travel. Of note: I … [Read more...] about Operation Iraqi Freedom vacation – in Europe!
Few countries are as chaotic and colorful as India, characteristics perfectly embodied in its annual spring festival of love: Holi. The 16-day Hindu holiday celebrates new beginnings and the divine love between Hindu gods Radha and Krishna with an onslaught of rainbow pigment and … [Read more...] about 30 Places to See Before You’re 30
Every red blooded man dreams of be-striding a Royal Enfield Bullet and riding through the Rajasthan desert, a full tank of fuel, sans crash hat and a map that Long John Silver would have balked at. Every red blooded man dreams of be-striding a Royal Enfield Bullet and riding … [Read more...] about Motorbiking India: The Dangerous and Irresponsible Way
“The White City is the stuff of legends, with rumours of its existence and location circulating for hundreds of years.” Yet the inhospitable nature of La Mosquitia, as well as the fact that it is a favoured route of drug-smugglers, has made any meaningful search for … [Read more...] about THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD by Douglas Preston
Campo, CA, Nov. 18, 2004 Yesterday long-distance hiker Scott Williamson, 32, stepped off the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) at California's border with Mexico, completing the first-ever continuous "yo-yo," or round-trip of the 2,560-mile trail that stretches from the Mexico to Canada … [Read more...] about The Unbearable Lightness Of Being Scott Williamson