Cappadocia Turkey: Basket Case


Cappadocia Turkey: Basket Case

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Larry Mathews from America. Thanks for your entry Larry! When I first saw the words, “Hot Air Balloon Ride at Sunrise”, I crossed them off of our proposed itinerary.  Having taken several customized private tours over the years, I’ve learned to … Continued


Mongolia: The Valley of the Yaks

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Susan Fox from America. Thanks for your entry Susan! As usual, I had no idea where we were going on that particular day in July 2010, but that’s half the fun of traveling in the Mongolian countryside. We ended up that … Continued

When George Bush was President and other stories from the road

When George W Bush was President of the United States of America, we sometimes intimated that we were Canadian while we were traveling. Anti-American sentiment was high, especially in the Middle East, Northern Africa, and parts of Asia, that it seemed smarter to create a new nationality for ourselves. Traveling while Barak Obama has been … Continued

Don’t Plan. Just Do.

Planning. Oh, planning. The bane of many a traveller out there, planning is the thorn in the side of the beauty of exploring new places for so many. Whether or not you’re a person who’s planning is simply booking a flight or bus to their next destination, or a person who likes to have their … Continued

Yosemite National Park

“It is all very beautiful and magical here – a quality which cannot be described. You have to live it and breath it, let the sun bake it into you“- Ansel Adams describing Yosemite As a yearly tradition, a few friends and I embark on a 5-day camping trip in Yosemite National Park.  Although just … Continued

Where’s the Water?

George Ranalli / Photo Researchers / Universal Images Group Water is everywhere! We can’t live without it. Sadly, pollution and over-consumption threaten waterways in America, Israel and throughout the world. The work of World Water Monitoring Day is an important step in helping the scientific, political and environmental activist communities monitor the state of the … Continued

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