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Stories about my travels around the world.

Surfboarding & Dune Buggy Riding in Huacachina, Peru


Huacachina is a neat little oasis of a town a few hours south of Lima, Peru.  It is surrounded by miles upon miles of sand mountains.  It is really quite an incredible place.  Dune buggy rides in the sand mountains

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The Amazing Uyuni Salt Flats


Uyuni Salt Flats is probably the biggest attraction in Bolivia and what brings visitors here.  It is not easy to access but it is well worth the effort.  I don’t know how everyone gets here but I guess by bus

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My Guatemalan Experience


I didn’t know anything about Guatemala before crossing the border at El Ceibo.  I guess I still don’t other than from the experiences I had.  But I can say I was very anxious to get out of Mexico.  I couldn’t

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Learning Spanish: Part 2

A really great couple and their beautiful granddaughter!

Well, today I finished my 3 weeks of formal Spanish language studies in Zacatecas, Mexico. I was very fortunate to find really great teachers. I studied at the Fenix Language Institute which at one time was a very large school.

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Learning Spanish: Part 1

After 3 hours of intensive one-on-one language instruction.  Not my best look!

When I was 15 years old I went to Japan for the first time. I did not know a word of Japanese. I still have vivid memories of those early days. I couldn’t understand a word that was being said.

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The Beginning

Antelope Canyon near Page, AZ

I really want this trip to be spontaneous.  Meaning I want to wake up in the morning not really knowing where I want to end up at the end of the day, at least for the most part.  The beginning

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In The Beginning


It is really hard to say exactly when this journey really began despite the fact that tomorrow, September 15, 2014 I will hop on my motorcycle and hit the road in Olympia, Washington and point towards Tierra del Fuego at

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