Category: Travel

Posts relating to the frontcountry experiences of getting from point A to point B.

December 26, 2017 / / East Africa

Coming out of Arusha’s Empire Club late at night, I was pretty sure I didn’t want to get on a motorcycle for the ride home.  Despite my request, Sulley stopped…

December 7, 2017 / / Alpine Notes

“That is not my wish for you my brother” Rueben says in the pale glow of my headlamp.  “No worries sir.  I will see you in a couple of hours”…

November 23, 2017 / / East Africa

It is easy to write about white sand beaches that stretch on for miles, empty of people, dotted with thatched roof bungalows and beach front bars.  Turquoise waters stretch outward…

October 25, 2017 / / East Africa
October 23, 2017 / / NOLS

I sit there, entitled to my crammed seat, or one would suspect, given my non-deference to the elderly, the mothers, the workers.  It doesn’t feel good, it doesn’t feel right. …

November 25, 2015 / / Patagonia

31 December 2013 — I need to call Orbitz. “¿Puedo utilisar el telefono?” I query. “Si. Ahhh, number quatro” The woman at the desk of the locutorio says gesturing behind…

December 3, 2011 / / On Being a NOLS Instructor

The large windows that make up the far end of the A Concourse  at Denver International Airport afford a panoramic view.  I sit at gate A52 en route to Lander…