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João Paulo Peixoto – 193 countries … and wedding ceremonies in 8 different countries!

By |2019-07-06T04:56:57-06:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

[Download .mp3] João is a quintuple threat. He is a professor, an entrepreneur, a father of seven, a romantic, and a believer in all of the world’s religions.   The professor shares his amazing stories of traveling the world.  As a romantic he has married his wife eight times in different ceremonies around the world, including [...]

War Tourism In Eritrea.

By |2019-05-28T11:03:04-06:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Africa, Off The Beaten Path|Tags: , , , , |

War Tourism In Eritrea.  Eritrea has been gripped by war, violence, and occupation for decades. The Italians in the 19th century brought colonization, cappuccino, and apartheid laws. After WWII, the Brits temporarily occupied Eritrea stripping the country of its valuables. After the Brits departed, Eritrea was placed in a federation under Ethiopia. Ethiopia chipped away at Eritrea’s [...]

Ethiopia: The Good, The Bad, And A Lot Of Ugly

By |2019-05-25T11:26:58-06:00August 5th, 2014|Categories: Africa, Off The Beaten Path|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“You are late. Hurry up,” an unknown man intoned. My face scrunched up. I was an hour and forty-five minute early for my short domestic flight in Ethiopia: Lalibela to Addis Ababa. How was I late? And who was this guy? The Airline He grabbed my bag and dragged it over to the singular counter. The [...]

The Roof Of Africa, Simien Mountains

By |2019-07-01T13:42:53-06:00July 7th, 2014|Categories: Africa, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Simien Mountains, a UNESCO site, are found in northern Ethiopia. The tallest peak is Ras Dashen at 4543 meters in  The Simien Mountains are found on a massive plateau (412 sq km) ranging from 1600m-4543m. Peaks dangerously dive into deep gullies. The most common launching point is Gondar, about a 3 hour drive away. Besides the [...]

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