Me in front of Kilimanjaro covered in clouds

Adventure Travel, Inside My Head, Tanzania

Sometimes I Fail – Kilimanjaro

19 Comments 08 October 2012

I’ve been talking and writing a lot about career breaks lately, which has coincidently got me thinking about my original career break I took in 2006. When I left my job and flew to Africa to climb Kilimanjaro I had high hopes of summiting and starting off my year of travels on a succeessful note. [...]

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Mohammad al-Amin Mosque Beirut

Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Photo Documentaries

Photo of the Week – Mosques of the Middle East

12 Comments 25 March 2011

Just like churches dominate the European landscape, Mosques take the honor in the Middle East.  During my travels in the Middle East this winter I had the chance to visit a few and photograph some of them.  I was rarely let inside the mosques to do photography, but when I was it was a special [...]

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Kenya, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – Kenya

2 Comments 03 September 2010

Feeling the Rhythm – Samburu Kenya The colorful tribes of Samburu in Kenya seems to always be dancing.  While on safari in Samburu Park, we stopped in one of the Samburu villages; an eye opening, music-filled experience.  Each of the women took our hands and brought us into their tribal dance adorning us with colorful [...]

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Egypt, Middle East, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week Egypt

10 Comments 16 July 2010

In the Spotlight – Egypt I’m embarrassed to say that I don’t even know where this was shot.  Sure, I know I was in Egypt in yet another temple, but I had my overdose of temples much earlier in my stay, so I stopped really keeping track.  As I wandered around yet another temple I [...]

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Morocco, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – Morocco

2 Comments 18 June 2010

Tough Stain – Fes Morocco This isn’t what you think.  This man is holding silk thread and is in the process of dying it a bright red color.  I took this photo while I toured around the most miraculous medina in Morocco.  Here’s my excerpt of my fist impressions: The moment you entered the big [...]

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Egypt, Travel Advice

McDonalds and the RTW Traveler

85 Comments 27 May 2010

It has to be said…and this may be controversial… Eating at McDonalds in a foreign country does NOT make you a despicable traveler. In all honestly – up until I took my career break and traveled around the world, I would have scoffed at that statement. I thought Americans who ate at McDonalds while traveling [...]

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Egypt, Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week – Sinai Egypt

3 Comments 14 May 2010

Color Canyon Hike in the Sinai Region of Egypt The wind had formed the sandstone of Color Canyon in Sinai Egypt is a memorable hike.  The canyon floor ‘trail’ was sometimes wide and sometimes very, very narrow. As you walked through the cannon and followed the path of the wind, you saw the various colorful [...]

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Photo of the Week, Tanzania

Photo of the Week – Zanzibar

1 Comment 19 February 2010

African Sushi – Zanzibar I love markets, they never disappoint.  This man in the Stonetown Market looked like had been carving up fish for hours.  A few minutes earlier I saw a man drag in a huge  hammer-head shark – amazing.  Read the entire Zanzibar market story on my post from 2006. View all of [...]

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Sherry traveling the world

I'm Sherry, a corporate cube dweller turned nomadic traveler. I travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations to bring you unique travel experiences and photography. But it's not just about travel, it's also about life experiences of a middle age wanderer.
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