The black rhino lapping at the damp ground in front of us seemed unperturbed by the unmistakable low growl of a lion behind us. Cue the wow moment. It's an exciting event to see a rhino or a lion on their own, but here they were, together, at a waterhole. And this was just on … Continue reading Wild Namibia Road Trip
We visited Tasmania in 2014 on our first trip around the world, and fell in love with it. You could call us Tasmaniacs. Naturally, on this trip we had to go back. Itinerary: Days 1-4: Hobart and surrounds (day trips to Maria Island, Port Arthur and hiking Mount Wellington) Days 5-8: Bicheno (including Bay of … Continue reading We Still Have Tas-Mania!
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Itinerary: Day 1: Fly to Seoul Day 2: Itaewon and Korean BBQ Day 3: Rest Day 4: DMZ and JSA tour Day 5: Gyeoungbakgung Palace Day 6: War Memorial of Korea Day 7: Fly out Dates: January 20-26, 2018 Our Odyssey: Between ongoing (and heightening) tensions with North Korea and the upcoming Winter Olympics in … Continue reading So Cold in Seoul
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to El Paso, TX and drive to Dell City Friday: Hiking in Guadalupe Mountains National Park Saturday: Visiting Carlsbad Caverns National Park Sunday: Fly back to ATL Dates: December 8-11, 2016 Our Odyssey: Our Semi-Spontaneous Trip to Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns National Parks This past weekend, December 8-11, Tim and I … Continue reading Small Town, Big Rocks
Itinerary: Days 1-3: Miami, FL Days 3-9: Cuba (Havana, Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba) Dates: October 13-23, 2016 Our Odyssey: Our third and final stop in Cuba was to Santiago de Cuba, the country’s second largest city. It’s situated in a protected cove on the southern shore of the island, only about 2 hours driving from … Continue reading Santiago de Cuba
Itinerary: Days 1-3: Miami, FL Days 3-9: Cuba (Havana, Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba) Dates: October 13-23, 2016 Our Odyssey: As I type this in my office after work in northeast Georgia, there is a large wildfire spreading a thick and pungent haze over the area. It’s been going for weeks, though this area is not … Continue reading Four Hours in Cienfuegos
Itinerary: Days 1-3: Miami, FL Days 3-9: Cuba (Havana, Cienfuegos, Santiago de Cuba) Dates: October 13-23, 2016 Our Odyssey: If you had asked me just a few years ago if I thought that I, as an American citizen without dual citizenship, would legally travel to Cuba in the near future, I would have naturally thought, … Continue reading Cuba Libre! (Or Cuba’s history of being not so libre)
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to Denver, CO Friday: Drive to Pueblo Reservoir, sailing Saturday: Sailing Sunday: Fly back to ATL Dates: September 8-11, 2016 Our Odyssey: Last weekend Tim and I traveled to Colorado (September 8-11) to embark on a new adventure. A few weeks ago Tim finalized a business deal with a couple he’s known … Continue reading Sailing (yes, sailing) in Colorado
AFOOT and light-hearted, I take to the open road, Healthy, free, the world before me, The long brown path before me, leading wherever I choose. Henceforth I ask not good-fortune—I myself am good fortune; Henceforth I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing, Strong and content, I travel the open road. The earth—that is … Continue reading Song of the Open Road – Walt Whitman