Peru: The Man in the Panama Hat

I follow the long line of people towards the start of the trail. Soft sounds of strange languages circle in the breeze. People are hushed and I am grateful. The morning is just beginning to break, hesitant and gentle in its arrival. We are a convoy of quiet expectation, the pace eager but not rushed. … Continued

Australia: Lady Elliot Island

I knew there was a shark there, but I lost sight of him. I must have just snorkeled over his four foot body laying camouflaged on the sea bed floor. I turned to have one last look and then couldn’t find the shark which I knew had to be there. Chris and I signaled to … Continued

America: Home Healed Home After Hurricane Sandy

Sometimes there really is no place like home. Following a tumultuous week of evacuation and anxiety, we were on our way home. The bridge to our island opened at dawn. Traffic reports indicated long lines of cars slowly snaking across the causeway. Impatiently waiting until early afternoon to venture back home, we sighed in relief … Continued

New Jersey Hero among Us: Dr. Jonathan Reisman

Dr. Jonathan Reisman is a New Jersey hero among us. He is personally saving lives and changing communities on our planet. For the last ten years, he has been able to combine his love of travel with his gift of helping people, which is what convinced him to go to medical school. Currently, he is … Continued

Nepal: Bless You Yoko – Bye Bye Babu

I am up in Katunje in the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal. It is a tiny mountain village that I have written about previously. Many times. The noise of little children arriving at the school downstairs awakened me early. There was a lot of giggles and laughing. It was 5.30am and the sun had yet to … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel