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. “Today I went bowling with Aidana and Begi. They were both quite bad at it, especially Aidana, whose best single frame came when she faced away from the lane and bowled the ball through her legs.
Updated 2022: After being closed for two years due to the natural decimation of the jellyfish population from high temperatures, the jellyfish population has recovered and Palau has reopened Jellyfish Lake to visitors.
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. “In 6 days, I’ll be leaving for Kyrgyzstan, a country I had never heard with a name I can barely pronounce.
If there’s a lesson that I remind myself of every so often, it’s that if you don’t ask, you don’t get.
There’s a time and place for going off the beaten path. You can’t come to Paris and skip the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and the Notre Dame just because it’s a crowded tourist attraction and on every “Must Do In Paris”