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. …

December 6, 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…

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…

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…

November 24, 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…

December 2, 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…