Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Scenes from Nicaragua: Volcan Masaya

Standing at the edge of the active Masaya volcano crater, it's easy to see why it was once thought to be the gateway to hell.
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Friday, February 5, 2010

Scenes from Vietnam: Ha Long Bay

The following are images from a three day boat excursion through Ha Long Bay in Northern Vietnam.
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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

The Great Airline Conspiracy

Quadrilateral: The New Straight Line

In two weeks I'll depart from Norfolk International on my next adventure, this time to Nicaragua. I will do so with great excitement and a moderate degree of confusion as to why I'm actually flying towards Chicago instead...
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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Scenes from Vietnam: Mui Ne

At first glance Mui Ne appeared a bland ocean-side retreat for ex-pats with suitcases.  The surf was non-existent at this time of year and kite boarding, another popular pass-time here, was not in my trip budget.

But with the haunting beauty and wildly varied terrain of the surrounding countryside, I discovered quickly, that all I was going to need to stay occupied here was my camera and a motor bike.
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Friday, January 22, 2010

Curious Culinary Encounters

With all the pitfalls of adventure travel, sometime the most harrowing of experiences involve simply securing an identifiable meal.  Trying new things is the name of the game, but through a combination of bad menu translation and radical culture gaps, the cuisine I've encountered abroad has often left me speechless.  Thus I'll let these actual menu items speak for themselves...