You cannot appreciate the land without appreciating the people of that land. Each and every one of people we met, from the youngest to the elderly, had a great respect for the land and its inhabitants. When we were out in the bush surrounded by the beauty of the land, we listened with our hearts and senses to every single… Read More
Near and Far – Experiencing the World
Travel exposes us to the sights, scents, and sounds of different regions, cultures and lifestyles, The amazing people we meet may initially seem to be so different from those we know but in reality they are more similar than we care to admit. I have always had a hunger to be a part of the larger community outside of my own. It did not matter whether it was local in my own state, other states within the U.S. or other countries around the globe. I want to share my love of travel by taking you on some of the trips and adventures that I have had as well as share some things I have learned and experienced traveling whether it is on a budget, in a group or with a companion, around the world or in my own backyard. Travel awakens so many of our senses and refreshes our view of the world. Travel helps us realize who we are and where we fit in this world.
I love to travel! While I have traveled a lot, I know there is so much more to see in the world. When I hear stories from my friends about places they have visited, I only add more locations to the list of places to visit – you know the expression “So many places, so little time!” As long… Read More
Visiting Paris was a no-brainer for me. I will never forget my first trip out of the country. I had traveled around the United States for work as a speaker, consultant, and instructor in my field of contracts. However, the lure of traveling to Europe was a constant dream. It was 1984 and I had just started a new position… Read More