“Berbera, it is a tough town,” our driver said as we approached the city. Ed, the other American and I hired a driver and a soldier to escort us on the four hour journey north to the Gulf of Aden town of Berbera. Once the capital of Somaliland; Berbera is now an important port not… Continue reading
Updated Location: 1/10/11
I’m checked in at Tampa International, waiting for my flight to Miami and on to a connection in Frankfurt. I will be en route to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia over the next 24 hours.
Avoid the ‘Phoid
It’s the first question people usually ask when I tell them I’m heading overseas again. “Did you get all your shots?” It’s as if they think I’m just jumping into this carefree and irresponsibly. How dare people question my planning and research? How dare people ask me such a silly inane question? The nerve of… Continue reading
I understand not everyone has a passion for geography like I do, but I feel that a pretty basic understanding of the political and topographical lay out of our planet is important to have. Some of you may be fellow travelers and geography nuts who are are reading for inspiration or trip research purposes but… Continue reading
Getting things in order…
I didn’t just create this website as a place to share my experiences with friends and family. It is also supposed to be a resource for future travelers to come to get an idea of what it takes to pick up your life and sustain yourself abroad. One of the most daunting tasks is the… Continue reading
New Ethiopia Gallery Added!!
I just added a gallery for my photos of Ethiopia to the photo page. Check em out!