Travel Journals
Botswana Safari - Elephant Attack
Saturday, May 25, 2002
I don't know...... I suspect I just may have a problem. I think my asshole tendency meter is broken. At first I thought it just needed a re-calibration of sorts. Perhaps I hit it on a rock or it got
Etoshia National Park, Namibia
Friday, May 17, 2002
As with any family outing tensions can occasionally flair. So when Sami and Scott arrived there was some discussion about where to go and what to do…… I wanted to go North, Amy South, Sami East and
Ass Hole Tendencies - Great White Shark -
Tuesday, May 7, 2002
I am calling this journal entry, 'Asshole Tendencies!'
Ya see my mom, who loves me dearly, has affectionately referred to me as 'Asshole' since I was a wee lad…… Seems she thinks I have these
Cape Town, South Africa
Wednesday, May 1, 2002
Ringggggg ringggggggg……… ………….. ringgggggg ringgggggggggg………… Where is the fucking phone. I can never find that cordless phone. It drives me crazy! Ringgggggg ringgggggggg………'hello I'm not here
Machu Picchu, Peru
Friday, January 4, 2002
Did ya ever have one of those conversations with someone who asked you if you new the definition of a particular word or about a famous person and you had no clue? Of course, you didn't want to
Lima Peru
Saturday, December 22, 2001
Well here I sit in the airport awaiting my flight to Cuzco trying to mentally prepare myself for the arduous hike along the Inca trail. At the moment, however, I am feeling a bit down. I'm
I ate a bug - Otavalo, Ecuador
Monday, December 17, 2001
I ate a bug…..
No one forced me to. No one held a gun to my head and said, 'eat this bug or die a slow and painful death'. No that's not what happened at all. We were all nonchalantly strolling
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Sunday, November 11, 2001
Wow! It's only been 10 days into our trip to South America and I find myself a mere 600 miles off the Ecuadorian Coast in the Galapagos Islands. Two weeks ago I was on my green couch glued to a
Horse Back Riding, Colorado
Saturday, November 10, 2001
Well here I sit on my first train in the good ol' USA. I'm rolling on through the heartland of America, the breadbasket of the world. I'm feeling awfully civilized. I was just talking to a friend on
New York City, Sept 13th - Safe but unsettled
Friday, September 14, 2001
Well we made it out of New York just before the storm. Monday afternoon we were all happily strolling through the streets of Lower Manhattan. I was taking pictures of flat stanley and thelma (2
Brunswick Maine, back safe from Guatemala
Thursday, August 23, 2001
Well we made it out of Guatemala in one piece….. Well sort of!!!! On the last day Bonnie gave us a real scare. Seems her appendix decided to go on strike. Just stopped working… Something about the
Tikal Guatemala - Mayan ruins -
Saturday, July 28, 2001
Well here I sit in the lodge of the Tikal Inn drinking a Gallo cerveza and listening to a marimba band play. We have done more in the past week than I had thought previously possible and let me just
Antigua Guatemala - Santa Domingo Hotel -
Friday, July 20, 2001
Wow!!! here I sit by the pool at the world famous Santa Domingo Hotel. This hotel is built amongst the ruins of a 16th century convent. It is without a doubt the most beautiful place I have ever
Utila Honduras - Scuba Diving -
Monday, July 16, 2001
Well here I sit alone on a beautiful dock overlooking the Caribbean.
Upon our arrival into the port of Utila Bonnie and I were greeted by approx 50 dolphins that went frolicing right in front of
Copan, Honduras - Chicken bus -
Thursday, July 12, 2001
Well Bonnie and I made it to Copan Honduras. We checked in to the Mayan Hotel on the main square of Copan and plan to get up early to check out the famous Copan Ruinas.
We had a bit of a rough start
After 5 years of sitting in a cube, I quit my day job and traveled around the world.  Highlights included hiking the Inca trail to Machu Picchu, Great White Shark cage diving off the coast of South Africe, flying over Victoria Falls in an ultra-lite, and exploring the Galapagos Islands...

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