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Around The World On TV

By |2019-07-06T14:20:53-05:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Asia, Europe, South America, Unique Experiences|

Around The World On TV.  I have had an odd and uncanny ability to get on TV.  But only after I have departed the US.  In fact, the camera is not too fond of me in my own homeland.  I will take you back many years ago … to the fourth grade.  The local TV station [...]

20 Best Photos 2017

By |2019-07-06T12:42:29-05:00November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Photos, South America|Tags: |

20 Best Photos 2017.  The year is not quite over, but my international travels are until the end of the year.  And, I did tell a white lie, there are more than 20 photos in this post. Also, I have highlighted some items from Amazon with some images of cool travel products.  If you click on [...]

Paraguay – 113th Country

By |2019-07-06T13:31:38-05:00October 21st, 2017|Categories: Counting Countries 193 Countdown, South America|Tags: , |

Paraguay – 113th Country.  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. Paraguay is my 113th country. Check out the best 193 travel books to read! I took a three hour flight from Santiago and touched [...]

Three Days Paraguay

By |2019-07-06T16:40:28-05:00October 21st, 2017|Categories: Off The Beaten Path, South America|Tags: , , , , |

Three Days Paraguay. Paraguay might be considered one of the ugly stepsisters of South America, with less than 650,000 tourists visiting this landlocked country. On this southern continent, Paraguay is only more popular than Guyana and Suriname, not household names for tourists. I spent three nights in Asuncion, the sleepy, river-based capital. Asuncion is an acquired [...]

Ultimate Guide Easter Island

By |2019-07-06T06:53:36-05:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: Advice, Must-See, South America|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ultimate Guide Easter Island.  The Taj Mahal. The Pyramids. The Eifel Tower. The Statue of Liberty. There are certain monuments around the world that are known to all. I remember even as a kid I knew these landmarks. And there was another landmark that made an impression on me as a child … the mysterious Moai [...]

Easter Island Moai – Must-See

By |2019-07-06T16:48:36-05:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: Must-See, South America|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Easter Island Moai – Must-See.  Easter Island is one of those must-see, unique places on earth, which is the just reward for the potential trials for travel.  Scattered across Easter Island, this Pacific Polynesian wonderland, are 900 monolithic status known as the Moai.  The Moai were constructed in honor of the Rapa Nui’s (the natives) ancestors [...]

Chile – 112th Country

By |2019-07-06T13:32:21-05:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: Counting Countries 193 Countdown, South America|

Chile – 112th CountryTo 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. Chile is my 112th country. Check out the best 193 travel books to read! I crossed into Chile overland after exploring Salar de Uyuni for [...]

Lemu Lodge Vaihu – Must-Stay

By |2019-07-06T07:02:43-05:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: Advice, South America|Tags: , , , , , |

Lemu Lodge Vaihu – Must-Stay.  Lemu Lodge Vaihu sits in isolation facing the Pacific Ocean on a working Rapa Nui farm.  Most lodging options are found in the main town of Hanga Roa, but Lemu Lodge Vaihu offers a tranquil alternative.  The lodge offers four bungalows and two luxury suites with an accompanying Club House.  The [...]

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