Western Greenland: Days Day hikes in Nuuk, Qaqortoq, and Nanortalik

Day Hikes From Cruise Ship in Greenland ports of Nuuk, Qaqortoq and Nanortalik

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Bye! Bye! Fi!

Good Bye! Google Fi! – The best, easiest, cheapest phone service for travel, and why I had to leave it I had Google Fi  as my primary carrier from August 2016 to April 2023. It revolutionized the way I travel. […]

Crossing into Dammam Saudi Arabia by Bus from Manama Bahrain

 Note: I made this crossing on March 7, 2022. At this point Muqueem registration, masks, vaccine and booster were required. Covid tests for arrival had stopped the day before. Once in country you had to activate an app called Tawakkalna […]

El Chaltén-Day Hikes from my favorite town in Patagonia

I visited El Chaltén for 5 nights in January 2020 and it quickly became one of my favorite destinations. The big attraction for me is the number of great day hikes walking distance from town. You do not have to […]

Patagonia Route- Highlights of Patagonia by public bus

Here is the Route I took through Patagonia hitting the highlights with a focus on day hiking. I took more time than needed but wanted extra time in case I lost days for weather. This route can be done in […]

Penguins! The easiest and cheapest places to see them.

I have always been enthralled by penguins. Adorable flightless birds that swim well? What is not to love? Penguins are more accessible than many of us from the northern hemisphere realize. I have been able to see penguins in several […]

Mysterious Spheres!

I hope to add to this list in the upcoming years as I visit more abnormal, spherical, rock formations. These spheres in Argentina and New Zealand seem to be naturally made. Some areas have ones more suspect. They are still […]

Great Zimbabwe Ruins

I ventured to the less traveled part of Zimbabwe just to see the impressive Great Zimbabwe Ruins. The word Zimbabwe means great stone house. The country is named after this mysterious ancient city that was abandoned when the Portuguese arrived […]

Sri Lanka Buses. Traveling around Sri Lanka on cheap and colorful buses.

Recently (summer of 2019) I spent several weeks traveling through Sri Lanka. I did all transfers by public bus except the Kandy to Ella portion. There are two types of buses, the red government buses, and the personalized private buses. […]

Maldives Great Diving On A Budget

I wanted to experience the spectacular diving and waters of the Maldives. I did not want to spend a few month’s travel budget on a few days at a private-island resort. Transfers Required Most any visit to the Maldives will […]

Transnistria. An independent day trip from Chisinau

Visiting The Capital city of Tiraspol in the autonomous republic of Transnistria (Transdniestria) also called The Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic Within Europe’s least visited country of Moldova there is a break away autonomous region that considers themselves a separate nation. When […]

Georgia Guidestones

These stones stand mysteriously in the middle of nowhere Georgia. The man who arranged and paid for the stones via an intermediary used the pseudonym RC Christian. There are 10 Guidelines written on the stones in 8 languages. English, Russian, […]

Fort Mountain An ancient wall built by Moon Eye People

Ft Mountain state park in northern Georgia has a mysterious wall. Nobody knows when it was built, or  who built it.  When Europeans came to the area they heard legends from the  Cherokee about the wall.  The Cherokee took over […]

Tamerlane Stones- A Mysterious Pile of Stones in Kyrgyzstan

Nobody knows much about this man made pile of stones in a field on the Eurasian Steppe. There is no known date or reason for this mound. It is near to a burial complex of small mounds called San Tash. […]