While we're on this whole reflective business, I might as well point out a little something I need to do for 2012. If you're a blogger looking to branch out from your own blog, you might need to do this, too.
Kyrgyzstan is a country with a unique landscape. It is composed of 94% mountains while the rest of it can sometimes resemble the steppe or even Mars. Here are some photos I took while on a ride out towards Lake Issyk-Kul.
Not too long ago, I was approached by Easy Canvas Prints who were offering a free print in return for a review on my site. Instead of taking the free Easy Canvas Print for myself, I thought I'd give it to one of you!
Patrick found himself going through the photos of our America trip last night and laughing at the abnormally large amount of photos of him next to big things… big fish, big stores, etc. It’s true. Pat likes to have his photos taken in some of the weirdest locations, and since I just can’t be bothered taking a daily photo of… Read more
Finding time to write and post while out on the road is really difficult. Even with Internet in the hotel, I still find it a chore. When I am in the room, I may not be in a state where I can focus or just have enough time to sit down. I apologize for the quality… Read more
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I had heard about the awesome sunsets that come over on this side of the country right on the Indian Ocean. On day 88,… Read more
Day 73 will forever go down in infamy, at least in my eyes. I woke up this morning with the goal of getting stuff done and making the most of the daylight hours before I had to head into the city and further onto Balmain for a night of pub trivia goodness. Only, I didn’t expect technology to bite me … Read more
Day 71 was not St. Patty’s day, but I went to a party that was all about celebrating it on a weekend evening. It was a killer party, and everyone was wearing green — my favorite color. Since I am lacking photo evidence of my own from the gathering, I thought… Read more
At this point in my life, I’ve done my fair share of travels. I’ve done a bit of everything: worked as an archaeologist on my Spain holidays, studied Spanish on my Guatemala holidays, took a long stab at Russian in Kyrgyzstan and became a teacher for a while in Ukraine. My life has been blessed with experiences and memories… Read more
You travel. You meet people. You leave. You leave new friends.
A little over a week ago, I received a Facebook message from a girl I taught with in Ukraine. The message was also addressed to many other teachers that had come and gone the same route as we had. She brought up an interesting idea — to all take… Read more