Let's Be Adventurers
Prior to my arrival into New Zealand, I knew three things about New Zealand: 1. They have a lot of sheep.
The Amazon rainforest is a beautiful and wild place. It’s also quite big, so while most of it is in Brazil, you can still visit from within Colombia, Equador, Venezuela, Bolivia and Peru.
From my personal journal. “When I last looked at the altimeter, it was inching slowly above 3000 ft. Very slowly. I estimated that I’d have another 2-3 minutes to go before we hit 4000 ft.
I’ve been on some amazing adventures, but this next one might just be the most audacious one yet. How else would you describe a 14-day, 3000 km adventure across India in a 7-horsepower rickshaw?
This is how my first skydive happened. Friend: So the Pho here is actually pretty good. I’ve been craving Vietnamese food lately.
Thoughts & Experiences
Me: Hola! How do get to _______? Local: No problem! Take a tricycle going that way, and then get onto a jeepney and no problem!
I am an unapologetic and unabashed fan of Taylor Swift and her music. Before she became a global pop icon, she was a 16-year-old country singer-songwriter that wrote about her heartbreaks and some guy named Drew.
10 years ago on my first visit to Salzburg, I saw a lot of advertisements for something called the Original Sound of Music Tour.
Growing up, my family didn’t have much money, so we never took any holidays. What I knew of places like Paris, Cairo, New York, or Venice, I learned from hopping from one casino to the next whenever we drove from Los Angeles to Las Vegas.
I’ve had some amazing experiences and projects that have taken me to some grand parts of the world. Quite a few things happened by luck, like my private audience with the Dalai lama, or having my first travel video go viral.
I have this incredible yearn to travel on a silver plane to Morocco back in in the 1940s. I want to grab a drink like and say something smooth like Humphrey Bogart and then ride by camel into the Sahara Desert like Lawrence of Arabia.
From my personal journal. “Remember this moment, I tell myself. I close my eyes for a few seconds and try to etch the view into my memory.
From my personal journal. “Our days are split in two. We go to sleep twice and we wake up twice. This morning, I’m up about an hour before dawn just as Evie is also waking.
There are days for adventure and excitement, the ones with stories you share over a beer and reminisce about from time to time.
They say there’s two things you can do in Tokyo. Buy used underwear from a vending machine and visit the famous Tsukiji fish market.
You can try, but there really isn’t an elegant way of pronouncing the name of this lake that straddles Peru and Bolivia.
If you are planning to head to Salzburg, no doubt you will have learned in your research that Salzburg is the birthplace of famous classical musician, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.