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Lawrence Williams – 152 countries …  and spreading his Uncle’s ashes in every country!

By |2018-03-07T20:18:33-05:00January 20th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , |

[Download .mp3] Lawrence is on a quest to travel to every country in the world while honoring his uncle, by spreading his ashes in every country.   Uncle James was a free spirit and travel pioneer who inspired Lawrence to travel even more.  Lawrence lost his uncle to cancer and wanted to honor his memory.  Lawrence [...]

Copan – Must-Visit

By |2017-01-14T21:01:05-05:00January 14th, 2017|Categories: Central America, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Copan - Must-Visit.  Located near the Guatemala border in Honduras lies the ancient Mayan civilization of Copan. It was discovered in 1570 by Spaniard Diego García de Palacio. American and British explorers, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood visited Copán with multiple other Mayan cites in Central America and published a best seller on their visit. A brief history, [...]

Tikal-Must-See

By |2017-01-10T01:12:37-05:00January 10th, 2017|Categories: Central America, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tikal-Must-See.  The thick jungle canopy ate all light. Moments ago I sat atop Temple IV bathed in twilight. I was the only person left at the top of the limestone temple. My new Sony camera was perched on top of my tripod grabbing the last moments of light. A stubbly security guard graced with a shotgun [...]

Belize – 104th Country

By |2017-07-13T07:09:12-05:00January 4th, 2017|Categories: Counting Countries 193 Countdown|Tags: , |

To see where I have been so far, check out my map as I count down the final 93 countries on the road to all 193 UN countries.  Belize is my 104th country.    Check out the best 193 travel books to read!  After exploring Guatemala, I made an uneventful but expensive land crossing to Belize.  I [...]

Don Parrish – 193 countries … and is the most traveled person on MTP!

By |2018-03-07T20:17:09-05:00January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

[Download .mp3] Don has traveled to 851 places of the 875 places listed on the Most Traveled People list.  He is number one on the list, making him the most traveled person using this benchmark.     Don has been traveling and discovering the world since the 1960s when he worked in a factory in Germany on [...]